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AU-EU Summit 17-18 February 2022: A Science Agenda

The AERAP Africa-Europe Science Collaboration Platform will organise side events at the AU-EU Summit on 14-18 February 2022. The purpose of the meeting will be to promote awareness of the contribution of collaborative research and development as a critical aspect of EU-Africa relations and collaborations, in particular in addressing global challenges together.

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Josef Garvi

Sahara Sahel Foods
Head of
Josef Garvi (Zinder, Niger) is an expert in food production from forgotten dryland trees and their value chain development. Having grown up in Niger in the Sahel, he had the opportunity of becoming deeply familiar with the social, economic and environmental challenges facing people living in the countryside there. He also had the opportunity of learning about the amazing potential of the various wild perennials growing in the area. He heads Sahara Sahel Foods, a social enterprise working to bring native tree foods back into mainstream consumption. In his free time, he is a passionate programmer and a monkey lover.