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Faced with accelerating climate change, we need a step change in agricultural innovation.
Better focus and coordination—with enhanced efforts to scale what works—will deliver benefits to people, nature and climate. But significant gaps remain in the evidence base on what works, where and how, and this prevents us from achieving our climate goals.
This side-event to the Committee of Food Security 47 (CFS47) will present the latest evidence on the challenges and opportunities in scaling approaches that are proven to work, building on innovations and demand-driven solutions.
This side-event enables stakeholders to make commitments or pledges that transform innovation systems in agriculture. It is these commitments that will form the building blocks to the climate-smart future that United Nations Food Systems Summit and COP26 can secure.
Co-hosts: CCAFS, CGIAR, UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office and Thanawat Tiensin - Permanent Representative of Thailand to the UN Agencies in Rome.
Partners: International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).
This event will drive forward the Transforming Agricultural Innovation for People, Nature and Climate campaign, co-chaired by CCAFS and the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office. Pledge your support today.
|Scene setting and introduction by Chair||Kanayo F. Nwanze, CGIAR Special Representative to the UN Food Systems Summit|
|13:05||Welcoming remarks||Maria Helena Semedo, Deputy Director-General, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), United Nations|
|13:10||Opening presentation: Transforming agricultural innovation systems|
Rachel Glennerster, Chief Economist, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, United Kingdom
Evidence gaps and best practice approaches to transform agricultural innovation systems
Joao Campari, Chair, Action Track 3 - Boost Nature Positive Production at Scale, United Nations Food Systems Summit and Global Leader of Food Practice, WWF
Jyotsna Puri, Director, Environment, Climate, Gender, Youth, Nutrition and Social Inclusion, IFAD
Thanawat Tiensin, Permanent Representative of Thailand to the FAO, IFAD and WFP
Ishmael Sunga, Chief Executive Officer, Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions (SACAU)
|13:40||Live Audience Q&A|
|14:00||Closing comments from Panelists|
|14:05||Closing and next steps||Kundhavi Kadiresan, Managing Director, Global Engagement and Innovation, CGIAR System Organization|