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Rewa Festival aims to support food security

October 30, 2017 4:50 am

Food security and the adaptation to climate change are the two major priority areas of the Rewa Festival that will be begin this week.

Festival organizer, Etuate Tuqota says also part of the festival will be the launch of the Bilibili race in an effort to raise awareness on river pollution which is affecting food sources in the Rewa River.

“Its main purpose is to bring awareness to the main issues that face Rewa, for example, COP23, river pollution and also protecting the biggest hammerhead shark nursery in the world in Rewa River.”

Tuqota adds the festival will also include a diverse group of people from various ethnicities, age, background and gender.

The Rewa Festival will begin on the 2nd of November and will end on Saturday.