Join us in improving resilience and productivity to deliver food security! Farming advocates invite you to their events at the UNFCCC Conference of Parties
Coordinated by the World Farmers' Organisation in collaboration with the UNFCCC Secretariat, Farmers Day brings together farming groups, researchers, civil society, and other advocates to share perspectives on agriculture in light of the United Nation climate change negotiation this December in Paris.
Events will take place on 2 December in the official conference venue - a "blue zone" delegate pass is required but no further registration is needed. Further event details will be added here shortly. Join the conversation online using #FarmersDay and #COP21
For more information contact Ceris Jones, World Farmers' Organisation.
List of events
11:30—13:00, Observer room 03
Partnerships to improve agricultural resilience and productivity in a changing climate
15:00-16:30, Observer room 03
Action is happening across Africa, from piloting of policies to creation of institutions, in order to support grass-root scaling-up of climate-smart agriculture (CSA), to build resilience and livelihoods of African small-scale farmers in a changing climate. Session will explore innovative partnership approaches to achieve CSA. The session will share experiences from the Africa Climate-Smart Agriculture Alliance.
Organisers: International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN), Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), Norwegian Forum for Environment and Development (ForUM), Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions (SACAU), University of Copenhagen (KU), World Vision International (WVI)
16:45—18:15, Observer room 03
Report back: Innovative climate change partnerships bring hope for smallholder farmers in Africa (CCAFS Blog)