CCAFS @ COP25 | 4 per 1000 Initiative Day: Move from pilot project to large-scale change

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On the sidelines of COP25, the 4 per 1000 Initiative "Soil for Food Security and Climate" organizes, with the support of the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, are organizing the 3rd "4 per 1000 Initiative Day" on 11 December 2019.

This day, which is now annual and is being organized in conjunction with the UNFCCC COP, will bring together the 5th meeting of the Consortium of Members and the 4th meeting of the Forum of Partners.

At the event, Liesl Wiese-Rozanova, Soil Carbon Consultant with the CCAFS Flagship on Low Emissions Development, will present the findings from her study on soil organic carbon in the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).



Opening of the Forum with a high-level segment

  • Welcome address
  • Speech by M. Chad Frischman, Vice-President et Research Director of DrawDown
  • VIP speeches


Coffee break


Meeting of the Forum


  • Adoption of the agenda (5 min)
  • Approval of the report of the Forum n°3 – Katowice 12 December 2018 (5 min)
  • Annual activity report 2018-2019 (20 min)
  • Where we stand at the scientific level (35 min)
    • Latest IPCC report on land and soil use
    • The CIRCASA Project and the prospects for an IRC
    • The Activity Report of the Scientific and Technical Committee
  • Where are we at in terms of implementation in the field?
    • What about the soil in the NDCs of countries in front of the UNFCCC?
    • What GSP-FAO is proposing on carbon sequestration and RECSoil project.
    • The "4 per 1000" on a country scale: what is France doing?
    • The agricultural world in the face of the change in model: the situation in Latin America.
    • What role for companies in changing value chains?
    • Result of the first call to projects for assessment.
  • Report by college on the progress and commitments of the Initiative's partners (5x10 min)
  • Conclusion of the Forum by Presidency


Lunch break


The Consortium's meeting
18:30-19:30Closing reception


As the number of places is limited, and access to the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food is strictly reserved for previously registered participants, we strongly advise you to register quickly and no later than 1 December. Register here.

This event is organized by 4 per 1000.

This event page provides details for one of the events that CCAFS will be participating in with partners during COP25 (2–13 December, 2019). To see other events that CCAFS is co-hosting or participating in, please click here.