The SNRD Africa conference beginning of May was a lively, interactive event with about 150 participants from all over Africa and Germany. Find the final report.
Hans Schöneberger thinks that all progress achieved in rural development will be eaten up by population growth. The issue put massive pressure on natural resources and was the source for substantial conflict. (...)
Barbara Schweiger wants more thinking out of the box. Issues such as those related to climate should make SNRD consider more training and social aspects (...)
As the newly elected speaker of the SNRD Africa, I want to encourage efforts to keep the energetic momentum of the conference and build onto the ideas. Let’s be innovative so that we can implement as much as possible in the coming years. What I want to support (...)
Christel Weller-Molongua sees the biggest challenge for rural development in creating jobs for the young. Youngsters wanted new forms of cooperation and since they were active on the social networks (…)
We are making big strides with our use of state-of-the-art technology. New website and newsletter format, Youtube channel and livestreaming from the plenaries in Pretoria. Learn more about the concept and what you can do to keep the momentum. (...)
SNRD Africa's online community on Global Campus will be moved to the new IT solution called IDA, provided by GIZ. The virtual community SEWOH CONNECTED will be merged into it with regards to its thematic working groups for better technical exchange. (...)
Lorenz Petersen feels that SNRD is on a good track with regards to SEWOH's requirements, i.e. in terms of action in (…)
The evaluation of this year’s SNRD meeting in South Africa can be viewed as a good reflection of the overall success of the conference. The feedback the organising team received was exceptionally positive!