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Azeez Salawu, Nigerian, is a youth in agriculture advocate and climate activist with broad experience in mobilizing the youth for climate action, food and nutrition security and sustainable development in Nigeria.  He has robust experience in designing and implementing campaigns and advocacy tools. He has skills in change communication, social media campaign and facilitation and moderation of training, dialogue, consultation and learning sessions.

He is the Executive Director at Community Action for Food Security (CAFS), a registered not-for-profit organization committed to promote a food secure Africa through the provision of efforts that supports sustainable agriculture and enhance livelihood. The organization also spearheads advocacy projects and awareness campaigns in line with the realization of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with focus on Goal 2, 5, 13, and 17.

Azeez currently serves as Youth Leader for the UN Food Systems Summit Dialogue where he coordinates all the youth engagements with the National Convenor in Nigeria, an ambassador, CLIMATE2020 Conference, Hamburg, Germany (2020). He won AfricaRice ATASP-1 project Research thesis Scholarship in 2017, won the NYSC State Honors Award as the Most Outstanding Corp member in FCT-Abuja for embarking Community Development Service Projects in 2017.

Azeez is a Leader, Climate Reality Leadership Corp; the Convener, annual Food Security Future Summit; an Alumnus, HOMEF School of Ecology; Member, FAO Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition; Member, Global Food Security Cluster; Member, Voices for Food Security (VFS); Member, Agricultural Society of Nigeria; National Publicity Secretary, FUNAAB Alumni Association; Member, Nigerian Civil Society Framework on Paris Agreement and SDGs. He is also a member of Youth Liaisons in support of UN Food Systems Summit.

Azeez has participated in high-level discussion and negotiations both at the international and local levels on critical developmental issues on climate change, agriculture, sustainable development, human rights, and electoral reforms. Azeez operates effectively at the governmental and policy levels as well as at citizens and community levels.