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CST WEBINAR: The Future of Energy – Can the war support the transition towards fossil fuel alternatives?
This webinar will focus on the Russian energy system and the debate about the energy crisis and transition in South African transition. This webinar aims to highlight the challenging connection between national security and energy dependency and how the debate around the prospects of just transitions is affected by the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
The prospects of a third world war, the potential use of nuclear weapons, the humanitarian crisis, and the unprecedented sanctions introduced by different governments raise significant challenges and opportunities to transform global governance and financial systems.
CST WEBINAR: The Russian invasion of Ukraine: disruptions of the global food security and food exports to the African region
In 2021, exports from Ukraine to African countries amounted to USD 2 327 million - 13% of total exports of agricultural products. The Russian invasion of Ukraine has disrupted the export and production of food products in Ukraine and Russia. Countries in the arid regions of North Africa import more than 90% of all food from Ukraine and Russia and will face the risks of famine and starvation. This webinar will explain the current situation with agribusiness and food export in Ukraine and discuss the potential implication for the African continent.