Italy, Ecomondo 2023: focus on Africa, opportunities and technological solutions to combat the climate crisis.

Massive participation of the European Commission:

Africa Green Growth, the forum for African embassies, governments and institutions,

with a focus on water, energy, and food (WEF Nexus), the key connection to determine impact

environmental. Droughts, desertification, floods. Extreme phenomena increasingly threaten the African continent and the need for green technological approaches and solutions is of utmost relevance and urgency. Topics that will also be discussed at the international conferences of Ecomondo (26th edition), the leading fair of the Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) for the green economy in Europe and the Mediterranean basin, which will be held from November 7 to 10 in Rimini with 1,500 exhibiting brands in 28 pavilions that occupy all the facilities of the Rimini Expo Center. From technological processes to stop climate change to EU-funded projects aimed at a more circular blue (bio)economy in the Mediterranean, the General States of Soil Health (2nd edition) to Green Growth Africa, to name just a few. the events in the busy calendar organized by the Ecomondo Technical-Scientific Committee, led by Professor Fabio Fava of the University of Bologna, in collaboration with the main institutional and technical partners of the event, together with the international board of experts of the Commission European Union, OECD, FAO, UfM, EEA, ISWA. A sold-out edition that has registered the participation of all green supply chains on the foreign front, numerous delegations of main buyers, journalists, associations and institutional representatives from all over the world, thanks to the solid and valuable collaboration with the Italian Trade Agency Foreign Affairs (ITA) for the promotion and internationalization of Italian companies abroad and with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. The Africa Green Forum (Thursday 9 November) organized by RES4Africa and the Ecomondo Technical-Scientific Committee, with the participation of the European Commission, will focus on the Water, Energy and Food (WEF) Nexus approach as an integral part of international development agendas. The conference, with institutional speakers and a large delegation of professionals from the African continent, will highlight the interconnections between water, energy and food systems, revealing business models and financing mechanisms capable of increasing economic productivity in an area like Africa, where The consumption and need for water, electricity and food is expected to grow exponentially in the future.

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