The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) is together with the Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions (SACAU) co-organizing a side-event entitled "Status of knowledge on how agriculture can contribute to adaptation and mitigation" that will be held during the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) meetings in Bonn, Germany.
The time set for the side-event is: 18 May, 18:15 - 19:45, Ministry of Transport, Room: METRO
To achieve food security while adapting to changing climatic conditions for agriculture, and also mitigating the major contribution of food systems to greenhouse gas emissions, needs joined-up knowledge, planning and action – both within and beyond SBSTA.
This side event will elucidate what we know already and where science can provide rapid policy-relevant new knowledge. A moderated discussion will build on concise presentations that cover:
Moderator and speakers:
James Kinyangi CGIAR Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS)
Henry Neufeldt World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)
Manyewu Mutamba Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions (SACAU)
Sonja Vermeulen CGIAR Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS)
Mohammed Asaduzzaman Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies
Read a summary of the side event on our blog: Agriculture's role in both adaptation and mitigation discussed during climate talks
Read related blog summaries from the activities and side events occurring at the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) meetings (14 - 25 May):
CCAFS Coordinating Unit - University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Science, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Rolighedsvej 21, DK-1958 Frederiksberg C, Denmark, phone +45 35331046; Email ccafs [at] cgiar [dot] org, EAN 5790000279012
Lead Center - International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)