Media Training and Lawyers’ Roundtable on the State of Biosafety in Nigeria

Media practitioners in Lagos, on the 26th of November 2019, will be looking critically at issues bordering on the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in Nigeria, on public awareness regarding the issue and on the role of the media in promoting factful and complete information to preserve our biodiversity and ensure that Nigerians make […]

FishNet Dialogue in Senegal

Senegal

HOMEF is organising a FishNet Dialogue in Senegal on 28th November 2019 to discuss and exchange on the impacts of oil exploration on fishers and their livelihood. FishNet is a network of fishers across Africa who are engaged in, promotes sustainable fishing in line with ecosystem limits and stand in solidarity against extractive activities in […]

Biosafety Rally

Lagos Lagos

Stakeholders will rally to demand a ban on GM foods in Nigeria, better support for our farmers and for a review of the National Biosafety Management Agency Act to ensure it is fit to protect the interest of Nigerians against the commercial interests of the biotech architecture.

Biosafety Conference, 2020

A major biosafety conference will hold in March 2020 in the city of Abuja with various stakeholders including farmers, researchers, civil society organisations, faith based organisations, legal practitioners, law makers, academics and the media. Focus will be on Nigeria’s Food and Farming System; the regulation of agricultural biotechnology and other emerging technologies and their implications. […]

Biosafety Conference

Abuja Abuja

This conference will bring together various stakeholders including farmers, researchers, CSOs, medical practitioners, lawyers/legislators, and the media to examine the state of biosafety in Nigeria and the implication of and genetic modification and biofortification of foods. The conference will consider viable alternatives for food

Arts -Environment Confluence

Abuja Abuja

What has Arts got to do with environmental activism? How can the Arts elevate the protection of the environment? The Arts-Environment Confluence will be an evening of conversations, poetry, music and networking between artistes of diverse stripes, diplomats and policy makers. It will be co-hosted with the Norwegian Embassy.

School of Ecology / International Convergence (Fresh water + Marine Protected areas (MPA))

Uyo Uyo

The School of Ecology (SoE) is a part of HOMEF’s IKIKE, a knowledge space for the interrogation of concepts, policies and actions on various issues, ranging from environmental/climate justice, agriculture, re-source governance and overall socio-ecological transformation. Ikike anchors on our reasoning power, our intellect and our rights. This SoE session will review threats to the marine ecosystem and […]

FishNet Alliance Community Dialogue/Monitoring training

Uyo/Ibeno

FishNet Alliance is a movement of fishers and processors who are opposed to destructive extractive activities in marine ecosystems. Members are grassroots climate actors and eco defenders. This Dialogue will serve as a platform for examining ecological challenges, networking and knowledge sharing.

School of Ecology — Climate & Power Alternatives

Port Harcout Port Harcourt

The School of Ecology (SoE) is a part of HOMEF’s IKIKE, a knowledge space for the interrogation of concepts, policies and actions on various issues, ranging from environmental/climate justice, agriculture, re-source governance and overall socio-ecological transformation. Ikike anchors on our reasoning power, our intellect and our rights. This SoE will interrogate power alternatives in the context of climate […]

Rights Livelihood Lecture

Port Harcout Port Harcourt

Over the past six years, HOMEF and the University of Port Harcourt have hosted the highly seminal Right Livelihood Lecture in the Right Livelihood College Campus (RLC) at the University of Port Harcourt. The RLC currently has 9 campuses spread across the world with two in Africa – the University of Addis Ababa and the […]