Policy coherence for sustainable development in sub-Saharan Africa

Policy coherence for sustainable development in sub-Saharan Africa

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Date: 24th September 2018
Author: CDKN Global
Type: Event
Country: Africa

A Future Climate for Africa webinar

Date: 04 October, 2018
Time: 13:00 GMT; 15:00 SAST
Duration: 90 minutes

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Cross-sectoral approaches to policy development are essential to meeting the Paris Agreement on climate change and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which define the post-2015 development agenda. Coherent policy development requires strategic, logical assessment of interlinkages, trade-offs and opportunities within and across sectors and over spatial and temporal scales. However, for many countries realising policy coherence is challenging.

In this webinar, we’ll share new analysis of differing degrees of policy coherence to achieve sustainable development in the water, energy and food (agriculture) sectors, including meeting the Paris Agreement objectives and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Findings and recommendations will be illustrated with case studies of policy coherence for Tanzania, and Malawi, and local experience from Zambia.

Andy Dougill (University of Leeds)
Joanna Pardoe (Grantham Research Institute)
Martin Sishekanu (Dialogue International, Zambia)

Katharine Vincent (Kulima)

Jean-Pierre Roux (SouthSouthNorth)

To register for the webinar, click here.
04 October 2018 | 13:00 GMT; 15:00 SAST


Image: aerial view, Durban, South Africa, credit Global Landscapes Forum

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