Our world has been changing ever faster with global warming and then the upheaval of the pandemic and the influence of social media. Global warming is making an impact on our continent, and according to ILRI by 2050 heat stress induced by climate change may drastically alter livestock production in Africa. Our congress will focus on some of these issues, with international experts invited to address us on these issues. International experts have been invited to address some of these issues at the congress. The congress, covid willing, will be a hybrid congress incorporating in-person attendance with live streaming only of the main venue. Parallel sessions will be available on the virtual platform for viewing at your leisure. The parallel session will not be live-streamed due to the costs involved.