Bonn climate change talks June 1-12, 2009

FAO participated in the climate change talks in Bonn from 1-12 June 2009 trying to ensure that linkages between climate change, agriculture and food security issues are taken into account during the negotiations of a post-2012 climate change agreement. 

ENB summary

Side events (co-)organized by FAO

  1. Introduction - A comprehensive landscape approach for GHG mitigation (Peter Holmgren, Director Environment, Climate Change and Bioenergy Division, FAO)
  2. Livestock management (Henning Steinfeld, Chief of Livestock Information and Policy Branch, FAO):
  3. Grassland management (Constance Neely, Vice President for Advocacy, Heifer International)
  4. Agroforestry (Peter Minang, Acting Global Coordinator, ASB Partnership for the Tropical Forest Margins at ICRAF):
  5. Agriculture in the negotiations (Wendy Mann, Senior Advisor, Natural Resources Management and Environment Department, FAO
  6. Final remarks - A comprehensive landscape approach for GHG mitigation (Peter Holmgren, Director Environment, Climate Change and Bioenergy Division, FAO)
  • MRV, multiple benefits & governance: Key issues for REDD implementation (UN-REDD Programme) , Tue, 9 June 2009, 1:00pm – 3:00pm, Solar Room, Agenda/flyer, ENB coverage
  1. Introduction - UN-REDD Programme (Charles McNeill, Senior Policy Advisor, UNDP)
  2. Taking Action on Monitoring for REDD Implementation (Peter Holmgren, Director, Environment, Climate Change & Bioenergy Division, FAO)
  3. Multiple benefits from REDD (Barney Dickson, Head of the Climate Change & Biodiversity Programme, UNEP-WCMC)
  4. Governance and REDD (Rosalind Reeve, Forest Campaign Manager, Global Witness)
  5. Independent forest monitoring (Laura Furones, Regional Manager for Latin America Forest Team, Global Witness)

FAO presentations in other side events

Statements

Land day June 6

Land day website, ENB coverage

last updated:  Monday, August 9, 2010