30 October 2009, Copenhagen The programme on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) had its official Launch ceremony on 30th October 2009 at the Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
The Launch was attended by Ms. Ulla Tørnæs, The Minister for Development Cooperation of Denmark; Per Holten Anderson, The Dean of Faculty of Life Sciences University of Copenhagen; Thomas Rosswall, Chair of CCAFS Steering Committee and Bruce Campbell, Director of CCAFS.
Ms. Ulla Tørnæs noted that this research and development program will tackle the daunting challenges that climate change pose for hundreds of millions of already food-insecure children, women and men in developing countries. She said it was fitting that the secretariat would be based in Copenhagen, the location for the forthcoming negotiations on climate change that would herald a new era in global cooperation on climate change. Read more »
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)