Conference Program

DRAFT 3rd Africa Animal Welfare Conference Program

Day 1: Monday September 2, 2019
8.30-10.00am: Arrival and Registration
OPENING SESSION
Moderator: Josiah Ojwang
10.00-10.15am Welcome Remarks: Moderator
Conference Overview and Objectives: Kahindi Lekalhaile
10:15-10:30am: Theme Exposition: Animals, Environment and Sustainable Development in 21st Century Africa: An Interlinked Approach: Dr Mwenda Mbaka
10:30-11:05am:

Good Will Messages:

  • United Nations Environmental Program
  • African Union Inter Africa Bureau for Animal Resources (AUIBAR)
  • World Organization for Animal health (OIE)
  • The Donkey Sanctuary
  • Compassion in World Farming
  • International Fund for Africa
  • Animal People Forum
  • Africa Network for Animal Welfare
11:05-11:20am: Key Note Address/Official Opening
Dr. Gebreegziabher Gebreyohannes
, State minister for Agriculture, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
11.20-11.30am: Group Photo
11.30 – 12.00pm: Tea/Coffee

SESSION 1: LINKING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENTAL GOALS AND ANIMAL WELFARE: REGIONAL PERCEPTIONS

PANEL DISCUSSION
Panel Chair: Wachira Kariuki
12.00 – 12.05pm: Dr Ntombi Mudenda (President, Zambia Veterinary Association)
12.05-12.10pm: Dr Getachew Gebru (President, Ethiopian Society for Animal Production)
12.10-12.15pm: Dr Josiah Kantiyok (Register, Veterinary Council of Nigeria)
12.15-12:20pm: Evelyn Lusenka (Regional Director, CropLife- Africa & Middle East)
12.20-12.25pm: Dr Magda Shokry Abdelsaid Youssef – (OIE Animal Welfare Focal Point Egypt)
12:25 – 1.30pm: Plenary Session/Q&A
1:30 – 2.30pm: LUNCH
SESSION 2a: ATTAINMENT OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT THROUGH IMPROVED ANIMAL WELFARE SESSION 2b: IMPLICATIONS OF CLIMATE CHANGE; TECHNOLOGY; RESEARCH AND TRAINING ON ACHIEVEMENT OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
Session Chair: Session Chair:
2:30-2:40pm: Dr Roger Cutting - Framing a Fearful Symmetry: Meeting the SDGs through the development of critical ‘Animal Pedagogies’ James Nguhiu- Enhancing Animal Welfare by Integrating a Multidisciplinary One Health Approach in Training and Research: A Case Study of University of Nairobi Veterinary Training
2.40-2.50pm: Dr Isabel Meyer- Animal Welfare Systems: design for sustainable benefit Janice Cox- Struggling to Achieve a Global Deal to Save the Environment
2:50- 3:00pm: Mamusha Lemma- Community Conversations to Improve Animal Welfare and Livelihoods in Ethiopia Joe Ryding – Space-based technology and One Health: Delivering an integrated approach
3:00-3.10pm Plenary Session (3.00-4.00 pm) Mia MacDonald - A Rush toward Industrial Animal Agriculture? Cases, Consequences, Caution and New Commitments
3:10-3:20 pm: Dr Shaaban Fayez- Sustainable Improvement of Working Equine Welfare in Brick Kilns by Establishing Educational and Training Programs.
3:20-3:30pm: Dave Ojay-Lake Victoria: a critical ecosystem in crisis
3.30-4.00 pm Plenary Session
4.00-4.30 pm: Tea/Coffee
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Day 2: Tuesday September 3, 2019
8.00 – 9.00am: Registration
 
SESSION 3: UN Environment
Session Chair:
9.00-10.00am Outcomes of the fourth UN Environment Assembly, by Alexander Juras, UN Environment, presentation and Q&A
10.00 – 10.30am Expectations for UNEA 5, by Henry Ndede, UN Environment, presentation and Q&A
10.30- 11.00am Tea/Coffee
 
Session 4
Session Chair:
11.00-11.30am Opportunities for civil Society to engage with UNEA and UN Environment, by Isaiah Otieno, UN Environment
11.30 –1.00pm

Roundtable discusión: UNEA and UNEP as a strategic partner to achieve animal welfare and sustainable develpment in Africa.

Panelists: Henry Ndede, UNEP; Josphat Ngonyo, ANAW; Janice Cox, World Animal NET; NN Government of Ethiopia; African Union InterAfrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AUIBAR) , World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and Inter-Governmental Authority for Development (IGAD)NN, UNEP MGFC; Moderation: Alexander Juras, UNEP

1:00 –2.00pm Lunch Break
 
Session 5:
Session Chair
2:00-4:00 pm: African Union InterAfrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AUIBAR), World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and Inter-Governmental Authority for Development (IGAD)
4.00-4.30pm: Tea/Coffee
 
**************End of Day Two**************
Day 3: Wednesday September 4, 2019
8.30– 9.00am: Registration
 
  Session 6a: ATTAINMENT OF GOOD HEALTH AND WELLBEING THROUGH IMPROVED ANIMAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH SYSTEMS SESSION 6b: LIFE ON LAND: SUSTAINABLE WILDLIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
Session chair: Dr Solomon Onyango Session chair: Dr Dennis Bahati
9:00-9:10am: PoyaNjoka-Evaluation of Rabies Surveillance in Salima District in Malawi from June 2015 to May 2016. Dr Janerose Mutura - An Assessment on Community Perspectives and Views on Natural Resource Management and Its Implications to Biodiversity Conservation.
9.10-9.20am: Getachew Mulugeta – Biosecurity and Disease Risks of Donkey Skin Trade: A global perspective
9.20-9.30am: Zoe Raw- Improving Human Welfare by Improving Animal Welfare: challenges and opportunities
9.30- 9:40am: Dr BojiaDuguma- Policy and Strategy Inclusion of Working Equids in Development: A Key Step to ensure sustainable Equid Welfare Plenary/Q&A
9:40-9:50am: Samson Mwamfumba- SustainableWorking Animal WelfareforImprovingCare and Livelihoods
10.00 - 10.30am: Plenary/Q&A
 
10.30 – 11.00 Tea/Coffee
 
11.00 – 12.30: Session 7
Session Chair:
11:00-11:10am: Rich Male- Sustaining your NGO: Successful Fundraising Tips
11.00 – 11.30 am Plenary
 
11.30 – 12.00 pm Conference Resolutions
 
12.00 – 12.45 pm Closing Ceremony presided over by Prof. Fekadu Beyene, Commissioner, Environment, Forest and Climate Change Commission, Republic ofEthiopia
12.45-1.45 pm Lunch
 
2:00-4:00pm

Tour of Addis Ababa City courtesy of The Federal Government of Ethiopia (to be confirmed)

DEPARTURE
 
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AAW Conference

Africa Animal Welfare Conference is an annual conference co-hosted by Africa Network for Animal Welfare (ANAW) in collaboration with UN Environment for professionals and practitioners, coming together to discuss issues that cut across animal welfare, wildlife and environmental conservation.

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