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COP23 side event: Agriculture Advantage: The case for climate action in agriculture

Venue:German Development Institute (DIE)
Date:Tuesday November 14 2017

Based on previous sessions which articulate the different dimensions of climate actions in agriculture, this event will call on countries, international organizations and businesses to take cognizance of the advantage offered by climate investments in agriculture, and urge stakeholders to come together for the transformation required within the sector. Due to limited space, this event… Read more »

COP23 side event: Scaling up private sector climate actions in agriculture

Venue:Meeting room 4, Bonn zone
Date:Monday November 13 2017

Private sector-led climate actions are key to helping countries achieve goals set out in their NDCs. This event will share experiences of private sector climate actions in agriculture and identify lessons for scaling up such efforts. Agenda: 15:00 – 15:02 Welcome, side event objectives, introduction to speakers Tony Simons, Director General of the World Agroforestry… Read more »

COP23: The science-policy interface for climate-smart agriculture in action: What are the lessons learned?

Venue:The Crop Trust, Platz Der Vereinten Nationen 7, Bonn 6
Date:Friday November 10 2017

Agriculture is likely to be the sector most affected by the impacts of climate variability and change. At the same time, many countries have pledged to reduce their emissions following the landmark Paris Agreement in 2015, and many developing countries thus included agriculture and land use change in their NDCs both as a mitigation opportunity… Read more »

COP23 side event: Youth Engagement in Climate Smart Agriculture: Opportunities and Challenge

Venue:Meeting Room 2, Bonn zone
Date:Thursday November 9 2017

To address the climate change challenge and other environmental issues, it is very important to change the perception of youth towards agriculture and provide capacity building opportunities and support for their active participation in sustainable agricultural development using climate-smart agriculture (CSA) approaches to meet the demands of the increasing global population in manner that will… Read more »

COP23 side event: Gender-responsive adaptation in smallholder agriculture: Challenges and opportunities

Venue:Crop Trust, Bonn
Date:Wednesday November 8 2017

The Adaptation for Smallholder Agriculture Programme (ASAP), a global programme of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), is the world’s largest climate change adaptation programme focused on smallholder farmers, which invests more than USD 300 million in more than 30 developing countries to increase the resilience of at least eight million smallholder farmers to… Read more »

Two webinars on creating spaces for science-policy dialogue: Experiences from CCAFS

Date:Wednesday November 1 2017

The aim of the webinars is to share lessons from projects of the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) that have helped bridge the science-policy divide and better respond to the needs of policymakers with demand-led evidence creation. The webinars will share CCAFS’s experiences using approaches such as learning alliances… Read more »

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