AGENDA

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10:00 Welcoming Remarks
      

10:05 SESSION A - Implementing Climate-Smart Agriculture 

  • Brief overview of the climate-smart agriculture approach Presentation 
    Peter Holmgren, Natural Resources Management and Environment Department, FAO
  • A call to action on climate-smart Agriculture
    Pieter Mulder, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of the Republic of South Africa 
  • Needs for strengthening climate-smart agriculture at country level  Presentation 
    John J. Mussa, Director Land Resources Conservation Department, Ministry of Agriculture & Food Security - Malawi 
  • Transitioning to climate-smart agriculture  Presentation 
    Leslie Lipper, Economic and Social Development Department, FAO   

Panel on Climate-Smart Implementation at Country Level     

  • Faipule Foua Toloa, Titular Head of Government of Tokelau (Ulu o Tokelau)
  • Alexandre Meybeck, Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department, FAO
  • Saveis Joze Sadeghian, Climate Change Finance Advisor, Global Mechanism of the UNCCD 
     

13:00 Lunch
   

14:00 Session B
Knowledge for Forestry, Agriculture and Fisheries 

  • The Global Forests Resources Assessment (FRA) Remote Sensing Survey  Presentation 
    Adam Gerrand, Forestry Department, FAO
  • Presentation of the Global Partnership Climate, Fisheries and Aquaculture (Pacfa) Strategic Programme  Presentation 
    Cassandra De Young, Fisheries and Aquaculture Department, FAO
  • Data Sources and Guidelines for Climate-Smart Solutions Presentation 
    Marja-Liisa Tapio-Bistrom, Natural Resources Management and Environment Department and Susan Braatz, Forestry Department, FAO 

Panel on Sharing Knowledge to Improve Linkages between REDD+ and Climate-Smart Agriculture

  • Peter Aarup Iversen, Senior Adviser, Ministry of Climate and Energy, Denmark
  • Peter Saidu Turay, Technical Adviser to the Government on REDD+ and Climate Change Related Matters, Sierra Leone
  • Giovanni Rum, Senior Programme Officer, Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Secretariat
  • Dorothée Herr, Marine Programme Officer, Global Marine and Polar Programme, IUCN

 16:00 Tea break

16:30 SESSION C Moving Forward - Managing Ecosystems for Sustainable Livelihoods and a Green Economy

  • Launch of the FAO report "Energy-smart agriculture for people and the climate"  Presentation 
    Ralph Sims, Massey University, New Zealand
    
  • Adaptation: from genetic resource to disaster risk reduction Presentation 
    Alexandre Meybeck, Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department, FAO
  • Greening the economy through agriculture -towards Rio+20  Presentation 
    Peter Holmgren, Natural Resources Management and Environment Department, FAO   

 17:30 Q&A
   

18:00 Reception

 

 

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