Join us every second Thursday for online worship. April 15 we welcome PWRDF Board President Valerie Maier. Past reflections can be viewed on our YouTube channel here. Our reflector for April 29 will be announced soon.
Webinar – Climate Change and Food Security
Thursday, April 22 (Earth Day) 12 (noon) p.m. – 1:30 p.m. ET
This webinar will examine the impact of climate change on food security and demonstrate how conservation agriculture is being used to address these impacts. Kevin Muneene Kamuya from Utooni Development Organization (UDO) in Kenya, will share details of a conservation agriculture project, and PWRDF staff member, Richard Librock will share why conservation agriculture is an important approach to address climate change. In addition, you will be introduced to the 2021 Creation Care: Climate Action learning modules that will also focus on climate change and food security.
Meet the Presenters:
Kevin Muneene Kamuya, CEO, Utooni Development Organization, Kenya
Kevin has a lifelong interest in community development with a focus on changing lives. He has been working with rural communities in Kenya for 10 years (eight with UDO) enabling them to improve water supply, food production, income and health. In 2014, Kevin received the UNDP Equator Initiative Award on behalf of Utooni Development Organization for promoting sustainable land management practices, and in 2015, he was accredited to the United Nations Convention for Combating Desertification observer status.
Richard Librock, External Funding Program Manager, PWRDF
Richard Librock has worked at PWRDF since 2014 as the External Funding Program Manager. He is a certified educator in Holistic Management and one of the founders of the Participatory Ecological Land-use Management (PELUM) network of more than 200 member organizations that promote sustainable agriculture in 12 countries of eastern, southern and central Africa.