Agriculture growth, jobs, food security and climate: Taking action in response to IPCC

The latest IPCC report says climate change is already impacting food and farming. 

What does the IPCC's Fifth Assessment Report spell for food and farming and what actions can be taken? Private sector, governments, research, and civil society share insights on how to take action, together. This event was live streamed on 3 April 2014 from London, UK. 

The event Agriculture growth, jobs, food security and climate: Taking action in response to IPCC which was jointly organized by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), the UK Department of International Development (DFID), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), The Prince's Charities International Sustainability Unit, Willis, and the World Bank.

Speakers in the first part of the seminar were:

  • Justin Mundy, Director, 'The Prince's Charities' International Sustainability Unit
  • Pramod Aggarwal, CCAFS Regional Program Leader for South Asia, IPCC author (AR4) and IPCC reviewer (AR5)
  • Christine Allen, Director of Policy and Public Affairs, Christian Aid
  • Michel Mordansini, Vice President, International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD)

The moderator of this session was David Howlett, Climate Change and Livelihoods Adviser, Department for International Development (DFID).

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