Learning events

Throughout the year, the MICCA Programme organizes learning events and webinars within the 9 Communities of Practice it facilitates. You can participate in upcoming events by joining one or more of our Communities of Practice 

Upcoming learning event

October 2015 "Climate-smart agriculture in the field – planning, implementation and upscaling” .
The event is now open for enrolments.
More information 

Climate-Smart Agriculture learning event materials 

Click here for: Summary of the climate-smart agriculture learning event
Click here for: 14 Take-home messages on Climate-Smart Agriculture from the online learning event 
Join the discussion forum. 

Watch the presentations

The learning event consisted of two webinars, combined with online discussions on Climate-Smart Agriculture approach and policies. The presentations of the webinars were followed by a question and answer session where participants had the opportunity to ask the presenters about Climate-Smart Agriculture approach and policies.

Click on to watch the recordings of the webinars.

Webinar 1: Climate-Smart Agriculture – Definition and approach  

  • Introduction to the learning event 
  • Why climate-smart agriculture - Alexandre Meybeck, FAO  Presentation slides  
  • Climate-smart agriculture - options for practices and systems - Sonja Vermeulen, CCAFS        Presentation slides  
  • Knowledge gaps within climate-smart agriculture - Reuben Sessa and Lucia Palombi, FAO  Presentation slides    
  • Questions, answers and discussion session 

Webinar 2: Implementing Climate-Smart Agriculture – Policies and institutions are key

  • How can agricultural policies best support climate-smart agriculture? - Leslie Lipper, FAO     Presentation slides  
  • Country case of policy and field interplay for climate-smart agriculture - Siwa Msangi, IFPRI Presentation slides    
  • Questions, answers and discussion session  

The online discussions continue on our foras DGroup and the LinkedIn group.

 Key questions from the learning event

  • What is Climate-Smart Agriculture, and why do we need it?
  • How can we implement Climate-Smart Agriculture? What would it require?
  • What kind of policies, investments and institutional arrangements should be in place to realize the change towards Climate-Smart Agricultural systems?

Key background reading

Climate-Smart Agriculture Sourcebook

The Executive Summaries of the Sourcebook in three languages:


Other background material:

Join the Community of Practice to participate

You can participate by joining the Community of Practice for climate-smart agriculture by enroling through our web form.

Aside from participation in the webinars, discussions can be carried out through participants’ own e-mail account once enrolled in the community and/or on our LinkedIn forum.


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last updated:  Friday, July 31, 2015