Economics and Policy Innovations for Climate-Smart Agriculture
 

Meetings and events

Regional Workshop on African Agriculture in a changing climate: Enhancing the up-take of Climate Smart Agriculture
Arusha, Tanzania, 11-14 February 2014
The regional workshop, organized by COMESA, ACPC, EAC and CCAFS, brought together delegates from 21 countries from Northern, Eastern and Southern Africa to share information about climate-smart agriculture and the UNFCCC negotiations. EPIC provided technical support to the meeting. See Wendy Mann (FAO) interview by CCAFS. Read key workshop recommendations

3rd Global Conference on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change
Johannesburg, South Africa, 3-5 December 2013
The 3rd Global Conference was organized by the governments of the Republic of South Africa, the Netherlands, in collaboration with FAO and the World Bank. It provided a platform to discuss and share experiences on successes, and to deliberate the challenges and threats to food and nutrition security under the impact of climate change. As in previous Global Conferences in The Hague and Hanoi, Andrea Cattaneo delivered a keynote presentation and highligted the main achievements of EPIC.

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change COP19/CMP9
Warsaw, Poland, 11-22 November 2013
As in previous COP18 Conference in Doha, EPIC provided inputs to the FAO Guide on Agriculture at UNFCCC COP19, took part in meetings and supported representatives from the Ministries of Agriculture of Malawi, Viet Nam and Zambia to attend the Conference. See more on FAO support to COP19.

Participatory scenarios for Climate-Smart Agriculture
Zambia 14-16 Oct 2013 | Malawi 28-30 October 2013 | Vietnam 5-7 Nov 2013
EPIC, in partnership with the CCAFS programme of the CGIAR will host participatory scenario building workshops in Malawi, Viet Nam and Zambia. A broad range of environment and agriculture policy makers will explore with researchers and practitioners national strategies and policies for agriculture in the face of a changing climate. Find out more.  

Policy harmonization dialogues in Malawi and Zambia
Chongwe, Zambia, 14 August 2013 and Lilongwe, Malawi 20 August 2013
The dialogues were aimed to harmonize the respective national climate change and agricultural policies. They were attended by the Ministries of Agriculture and Environment and representatives of the civil society.

17th Conference of the International Consortium on Applied Bioeconomy Research (ICABR) "INNOVATION AND POLICY FOR THE BIOECONOMY"
Ravello (Amalfi Coast), Italy, 18-21 June 2013
ICBAR is a unique, informal, international consortium of people interested in the bioeconomy, agricultural biotechnology, rural development and bio-based economy research [...] EPIC contributed to the conference with a presentation by Solomon Asfaw on Climate variability, adaptation strategy and food security in Malawi. 

EPIC workshops