In preparation of the Upcoming second Conference of African Ministers for Aquaculture and Fisheries (CAMFAII), NEPAD Agency through Partnership for African Fisheries (PAF) and African Fisheries Experts Network (Afri-fishnet) are spearheading a range of efforts to generate knowledge on the impact of climate change in Africa and design specific strategies which can be adopted at all levels to ensure that the benefits of the fisheries resources are secured for current and future generations.Conference of African Ministers of Fisheries and Aquaculture (CAMFA) aims to create a platform for the African Ministers to have a common vision and policies for fisheries and aquaculture development; climate change adaptation and mitigation in aquaculture and fisheries in African Members states. The second conference of African Ministers for Aquaculture and Fisheries is yet to come in February 2014. With aim for active participation and contribution in Aquaculture and fisheries programs, policy formulation and implementation, Afri-fishnet (www.afri-fishnet.org) through its Youth For Fish Program (YFFP) calls youth speakers to present at the Think Tank event. Presenters are requested to write an essay on “What can the youth do to safeguard fisheries and aquaculture against climate change?” of 4-6 pages with attached e Motivation letter to participate in the think tank event should submit their application to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 15th November, 2013, 16:00 (GMT) EligibilityNEPAD Fish Node
- Youth (Age 15-35) from any African country
- A Member of Youth for Fish Program (http://fishnode.wordpress.com/e-library/)
- Youths in aquaculture and fisheries dealing with climate change and related issues.