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Introduction to ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) in the agricultural sectors: Context, approaches and lessons learned

22/11/2017 - 22/11/2017

 

Scaling up of Adaptation in the Agricultural Sectors (SAAS)

Module 1: Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) in the agricultural sectors

Webinar 1: Introduction to ecosystem-based adaptation in the agricultural sectors: Context, approaches and lessons learned

Date: Wednesday, November 22nd, 15:00 – 16:30  CET (UTC/GMT+1)

Presentations and speakers:

Ecosystem based Adaptation (EbA) in agricultural sectors: An introduction

Selvaraju Ramasamy, Climate and Environment Division, FAO, Rome

Watershed Management – Experiences from Chimborazo, Ecuador

Petra Wolter and Luca FedOstiani, Forestry Department, FAO, Rome

Agroecology – Experiences in the context of EbA

Rémi Cluset, Agroecology Expert, Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department, FAO, Rome  

Moderator:

Manar Abdelmagied, Climate and Environment Division, FAO, Rome

The first webinar of the module on “Ecosystem-based Adaptation in the Agricultural Sectors” will present an overview of widely recognized and well-developed approaches, as well as on the ground experiences of the ecosystem-based management of natural resources in the agricultural sectors. The webinar will highlight the relevance of these approaches and experiences in the context of climate change adaptation. The specific learning objectives of the webinar are:

  • What are the key approaches available to support ecosystem-based adaptation in the agricultural sectors?
  • What are the lessons learned from the use of these approaches to support adaptation to climate change in the agricultural sectors?

To check out the presentations, click here.