Agriculture & Food Security Forum

This Forum saw members and partners come together to discuss joint-working in food security, agriculture, forestry, and land resources.

UK time 11:00 – 12:30

Watch the full recording here. Please check the description for timestamps. You can read the chat log from the meeting here.

Speakers included:

The Six Main Food Groups

  • Linda Dembo, Programmes Manager, MaSP - SLIDES


  • Lesley Willis, Alton Climate Action Network
  • Luwayo Biswick, Founding Director Permaculture Paradise Institute - SLIDES

Agriculture & Trade

  • Joyce Phiri, CEO, Fair Trade Scotland

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) Agriculture Update

  • Simon Calvert, Senior Commercial Agriculture Adviser - SLIDES


  • Andrew Heald, MICFor, Forestry and Sustainable Plantations Consultant: Sustainable forestry - delivering for communities, biodiversity and the bioeconomy – lessons from Uganda/Ghana - SLIDES
  • Agriculture & Renewables
  • Kevin Simpson, CEO, Malawi Fruits - SLIDES
  • Wongani Kapatamoyo, Malawi Youth Climate Leader

Please get in touch if you would like to contribute to a future Forum.

Speaker Kevin Simpson, CEO of Malawi Fruits.
Speaker Luwayo Biswick, founding Director of the Permaculture Paradise.
Speaker Andrew Heald, (MICFor, Forestry and Sustainable Plantations Consultant: Sustainable forestry).