SoE 4-Transforming the Earth (Including Machines, AI, Technofixes, Mining):

In this SoE session, the following topics will be treated: Understanding technologies: traditional, modern, post-modern; New and emerging technologies: implications for Africa and Africans; Geoengineering: fiddling with the planetary thermostat; Technofixes: solution or threat?;  Introduction to the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ 4IR and the new techno-grab for Africa; Sky, sea and land grabs; Sustain-able innovative solutions […]

Network Gathering – Conference of Parties (CoP)

Members and partners of the Oilwatch Network will join the rest of the world in the conversations on climate action and more importantly campaign for the halting of fossil fuels extraction and annex zero.

School of Ecology on Biosafety

This last SoE session for the year will focus on the following: Biosafety laws in light of the african model law: the gaps and the opportunities; Threats to biosafety and biodiversity (GMOs, gene drives, deforestation); Biosafety, biosecurity and food systems; Synthetic biology: environmental and economic implications; Genetic engineering: ecological, health and security issues; What’s on […]

Conversations – AfriTAP

The experienced change in Africa’s culture and traditions is driven by the encroachment of accelerating high technologies. HOMEF is dedicating a session of her Conversations in December to interrogate emerging technologies and their impacts on the African people and Continent and the need to strengthen technology assessment platform in Africa.