Seeking new ways to address climate change and other pressing issues facing the Pacific The Eleventh Meeting of Southwest Pacific Ministers of Agriculture under the theme "Climate Smart Agriculture" began today with Papua New Guinea Deputy Prime Minister Leo Dion and FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva highlighting some of the pressing issues affecting the countries in the region."I believe that the theme Climate Smart Agriculture is timely in view of the fact that the Pacific region is highly vulnerable to adverse climatic conditions such as cyclones, El Niño, sea level rise and storm surges," Dion said during his opening speech at the meeting which is being held in Papua New Guinea's capital, Port Moresby. [more]

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FAO
Climate change events

South Africa & FAO Forestry [info@wfc2015.org.za]
7 September 2015 - 11 September 2015
South Africa, Durban

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UNFCCC
Climate change events

29 June 2015
United States of America, United Nations, New York
UNFCCC
30 November 2015 - 11 December 2015
France, Paris


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