The African Conservation Tillage Network (ACT), in collaboration with the Government of South Africa, African Union Commission, the NEPAD Agency, Regional Economic Communities, International NGOs, Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), European Union (EU), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN and various bilateral and multilateral partners, will organise and host the 2nd Africa Congress on Conservation Agriculture (2ACCA) in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 9 to 12 October 2018.

The theme of the Congress is “Making Climate-Smart Agriculture Real in Africa with Conservation Agriculture: Supporting the Malabo Declaration and Agenda 2063”.

The purpose of the 2ACCA initiative is to facilitate diverse and open sharing of experiences and information on CA thereby fostering learning and widespread awareness and interest in the uptake and spread of CA as an agroecosystem approach to sustainable farming and agricultural land use management across Africa.