Meeting global food needs with lower emissions: IPCC report findings on climate change mitigation in agriculture

This dialogue among scientists, practitioners and financiers took place on April 16, 2014 at the World Bank, Washington, DC.

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Program

Welcome
Juergen Voegele, World Bank 

Mitigation opportunities and issues for implementation 
Facilitator: Lini Wollenberg, Low-Emissions Agriculture, CCAFS

What the IPCC says
Chuck Rice, Kansas State University, IPCC author

Opportunities and recommendations for mitigating climate change in agriculture: Results from a study commissioned by the Climate and Land Use Alliance
Charlotte Streck, Climate Focus 

Priorities for best practices and capacity building
Harry Clark, New Zealand Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre, GRA Livestock Research Group, IPCC author 

Mitigation in action: How can we achieve significant impacts? 
Facilitator: Tobias Baedeker, World Bank

Practitioners' and financiers' panel 

Costa Rica's Zero Emissions Policy and agricultural NAMAs for coffee and livestock
Giovanna Valverde, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, Costa Rica

Enhancing carbon in Ghana's cocoa landscapes by increasing productivity and restoring ecosystems
Jeffrey Hayward, Rainforest Alliance

Cattle and avoided deforestation in Brazil
Erin Myers Madeira, The Nature Conservancy 

Catalyzing mitigation through the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC)
Sunny Uppal, Environment Canada, CCAC

Agriculture and future climate in LAC: Systemic impacts and potential responses
Ana Rios, Inter-American Development Bank 

Financial innovations for increased productivity and lower emissions from agriculture
Neeta Hooda, World Bank 

 

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