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 

Watch recordings of 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
Tuesday 13 May  

  • 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
Thursday 15 May  

  • 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 of climate change mitigation in 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:  Tuesday, April 21, 2015