Programme

Photo: Arne Hoel, World Bank

 

Agriculture, Landscapes and Livelihoods Day 5

8.00 Registration
9.00 Introduction
Video: Agriculture in the international climate negotiations
9.05 Opening Keynote
Mr Fahad Bin Mohammed Al-Attiya, Chairman of the Qatar National Food Security Commission
9.30 High Level Panel
Looking forward: Identifying scalable solutions, gaps, and trade offs in addressing climate change impacts for agriculture, landscapes and livelihoods

  • Tony La Vina, Dean, Ateneo School of Government, The Philippines
  • Professor Judi Wakhungu, Executive Director of the African Centre for Technology Studies
  • Robert Carlson, President, World Farmers’ Organisation
  • Dr Mahmoud Solh, Director General, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)

Moderator: Dr Lindiwe Majele Sibanda, CEO FANRPAN

10.30 Coffee Break
11:00 Roundtable discussions
Topics

  1. Identifying key national and sub-national information for decision making on adaptation strategies
  2. Developing landscape approaches for adaptation
  3. Issues in considering GHG measurements in agriculture
  4. Dialogue on Scaling Up Risk Management for Food Security and Agriculture
  5. Making climate finance work for rural poor
  6. Climate change resilience in dryland agro-ecosystems: Improving food security and livelihoods in a land degradation neutral world
  7. Achieving emission reductions: new tools, technologies and practices across the agro-food chain
13:00 Lunch
14:30 Ideas Marketplace
15:30 Ideas Marketplace networking & coffee
16:00 Beyond UNFCCC: linking to the work of other institutions
Perspectives from the Committee on World Food Security

  • Tewolde Gebre Egziabher, High Level Panel of Expert Steering Committee member, Head of the Environment Protection Agency of Ethiopia
  • Franklin Moore, Vice Chair of the Committee on Food Security, USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator for Africa
 16:30 Wrap up of the day
Moderator:
Robynne Anderson
 17:00 Closing High Level Keynote
Outlook on 2013

  • Honourable Mduduzi Duncan Dlamini, Minister of Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Kingdom of Swaziland
 17:30  Event close

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