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Event Guide

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Download Dec 2010 48-page event guide

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Logistics Guide

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Want to know the weather?
And which buses to take?

Download Dec 2010 7-page travel guide
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General inquiries

Media contact

For all media-related inquiries

Pascal Corbé +49 160 978 323 39
Jeff Haskins  +1 301 646 986 9

Event Information


About 500 policymakers and negotiators, journalists, rural development practitioners, farmers, civil society and the agriculture and climate change scientific community.


The event features a marketplace of ideas, keynote speeches and exhibits.



Gran Meliá Cancun Hotel
Boulevard Kukulkan Km. 16.5
77500 Cancún, MÉXICO

The Route from Cancún Airport to Agriculture Day takes 30 min by cab.

  1. Depart from Cancun International Airport
  2. Turn right onto Carretera Cancún-Aeropuerto
  3. Keep straight onto Carretera Aeropuerto-Punta Nizuc
  4. Keep straight onto Avenida Kukulkan
  5. Turn right at Itzaes, Gran Meliá Cancun Hotel


Saturday 4 December 2010

9 am – 18.30 pm

For a detailed schedule, please view the Programme page.


Click on the red markers to read more…
Negotiations, blue line to the coast: Moon Palace Hotel
Side events, green line to the bottom: Cancunmesse


Please make sure that you have made necessary visa, travel and accommodation arrangements. Details provided by the COP16 host country at

Local transportation

Including COP16 bus routes and taxis between airport, COP16 venue, side event venue and hotels
More logistics:

Hosted by

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Sponsored by

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Organised by

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 University of Leeds
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Media partners

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