Africa Security Forum set to be held in Morocco

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Map of Morocco. Detail from the World Atlas. Selective Focus.
Map of Morocco. Detail from the World Atlas. Selective Focus.

The fourth edition of the Africa Security Forum will be held in the Moroccan capital Rabat on Dec. 1-3, under the theme “The impact of climate change on security in Africa.”

The forum will tackle three major aspects, namely “Food Security and Water Management,” “Demographic Growth and Agricultural Development” and “Anticipating Tomorrow’s Solutions,” a statement of the organizing body Atlantis think-tank said.

More than 400 high-level participants from 66 countries will attend this event including ministerial authorities, administrative officials, researchers and civil society specialists concerned by the impact of climate change on security in Africa, the statement added.

This edition will take stock of the alarming impacts of climate change on ecosystems, biodiversity and human societies and will try to find solutions to overcome these certain threats to the African continent, the organizers announced on Monday.

The event is an annual conference that provides a platform for reflection and debate on issues related to security challenges for Africa.

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