International Conference on Climate Change 2015

Climate Change and Multi-Dimensional Sustainability in African Agriculture: June 3 - 5, 2015


Sokoine University of Agriculture, in partnership with The Ohio State University and iAGRI, convened a major international conference titled Climate Change and Multi-Dimensional Sustainability in African Agriculture on 3rd to 5th June 2015 in Morogoro Tanzania. The conference broadly covered environmental, economical, social and institutional sustainability in the face of climate change, adaptation and mitigation in Sub-Saharan Africa. It is sponsored by iAGRI with additional support from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, NORAD, the Norwegian Royal Embassy, and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

Conference Resources

Conference Program | Conference Brochure

Session Presentations

Click on the links below to access the presentation slides:

Session 1: Multi-dimensional Sustainability
Presentations: Rattan LalDavid KraybillGeorge KajembeLousie Fortmann
Recorder Summary: Lars Eik

Session 2A: Soil Management – Soil Fertility
Presentations: Frank BrentrupNyambilila AmuriGreyson Nyamoga
Recorder Summary: Pat Bell

Session 2B: Integrated Systems – Value Chains
Presentations: Richard JonesRashid MohamedDamian Gabagambi
Recorder Summary: Jeremiah Makindara

Session 3A: Genetic Resources
Presentations: Dennis KyetereOla WestengenCharles Nhemachena
Recorder Summary: Ashura Luzi-Kihupi

Session 3B: Integrated Systems – Conservation Agriculture
Presentations: Mwatima JumaSteve HaggbladeJan Mulder Fred Kizito
Recorder Summary: Kalunde Sibuga 

Session 4A: Water Management
Presentations: Zebadayo MvenaConrad HeatwoleGimbage Mbeyale
Recorder Summary: Festo Richard

Session 4B: Agricultural Research for Sustainability
Presentations: Ephraim NkonyaIsaac MindeCargele MassoMaria Mullei
Recorder Summary: Sheryl Quail

Session 5A: Soil Management – Land Rehabilitation
Presentations: Luc GnacadjaSophia Kashenge-KillengaMoses Tenywa
Recorder Summary: Fredrick Kahimba

Session 5B: Agricultural Risk and Insurance
Presentations: Mario MirandaStephen DindyBabatunde AbidoyeJon Einar Flatnes
Recorder Summary: Adam Akyoo

Session 6: International Year of Soils 2015
Presentations: P.K. Ramachandran NairStefan SchlingloffRattan LalBal Ram Singh
Recorder Summary: Nyambilila Amuri

Session 7A: Private Sector Solutions for Sustainability
Presentations: Isaka MashauriSheryl QuailKinyua M’MbijjeweJacqueline Kajembe
Recorder Summary: Bernard Chove

Session 7B: Water Management
Presentations: Athuman MahindaRichard Asaba BagonzaSixbert Mourice
Recorder Summary: Winfrid Mbungu

Session 8A: Extension Systems for Agricultural Sustainability
Presentations: Ruth HaugRichard MiiroRobert AgungaRebecca Savoie
Recorder Summary: Emmanuel Rwambali

Session 8B: Private Sector Solutions for Sustainability
Presentations: Ephraim MtengetiLilian MwashigadiGeorge Msalya
Recorder Summary: Maria Mullei

Session 9A: Landscape Approaches
Presentations: Rattan LalSara ScherrBoniface MassaweStefan Schlingloff
Recorder Summary: Nazael Madalla

Session 9B: International, National and Local Policies for Agricultural Sustainability
Presentations: Chikakula MitiBishal SitaulaJanet Maro
Recorder Summary: Ntengua Mdoe

Session 11: Summary of All Sessions
Presentation: Rattan Lal

Manuscript Guidelines

The conference committee will publish a book with Springer consisting of select papers from the conference. Manuscripts presented for consideration should meet the following requirements:

  • Maximum of 30 double-spaced pages, inclusive of references, figures, tables, and photographs;
  • Adhere to Springer’s manuscript guidelines;
  • Click this link for full manuscript preparation guidelines.
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