The African Ecological futures II (AEF II) design and planning workshop was recently held in Nairobi Kenya. The AEF workshop discussed implications on Africa's development.
AEF II framework is built from the outcomes of the design and planning workshop held in Abidjan (8-9 March, 2018) - which sort to define the shared vision of AEF II, the scope of work and partnerships.
The workshop provided a basis for discussion among existing and potential partners on the scope, objectives and outcome of AEF II. AEF II will use the future framework to establish ways in which both innovative physical infrastructure and enhancement of ecological infrastructure can make African rural areas and cities more resilient, not only to climate change, but also to established and future development pathways that are already being promoted.
According to RCMRD's GIT Technical Expert Patrick Kabatha who represented RCMRD at the two day forum (June 26 and 27) held at Park Inn Hotel, "Understanding the drivers that have pushed Africa’s growth provides insight into the potential trajectory of Africa’s ecological future. He adds that understanding Africa’s infrastructure deficit, the programmes that are being proposed to address it – and the impact of these programmes on ecology - is fundamental to ensuring that mistakes are avoided and opportunities to protect critical ecology are seized."