Presentations during Annual Forum

Session:  Initiatives and achievements of key stakeholders in scaling up CSA: the Regional CSA Alliances, networks and processes


  1. GACSA’s regional engagement and collaboration with the regional CSA alliances, networks and processes  by Marwan Ladki, Expert in Sustainable Agriculture at FAO, Facilitator of GACSA’s Regional Engagement
  2. ASEAN Unites to Achieve Common Goals of Development through CSA by Imelda Bacudo, Coordinator of the ASEAN Climate Resilience Network (ASEAN-CRN), Senior Advisor and Deputy Head of Project at GIZ
  3. Agrisource, the CSA Open Innovation Platform: an initiative of Climate-KIC’s flagship programme CSA Booster (GACSA’s European regional hub) by Marc Nougier, French National Agronomic Research Institute (INRA), Community Manager for the CSA Booster
  4. The regional CSA process in Eastern Europe and Central Asia by Reuben Sessa, Climate Change and Energy Coordinator, FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia
  5. The Climate-Smart Agriculture Strategy 2018-2030 for the SICA Region (Central American Integration System) by Roberto Azofeifa, Chief of Sustainable Production Department at the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock of Costa Rica    
  6. Africa CSA Alliance- Rallying support for implementation of Agriculture-NDCs in Africa by Kwame Ababio, Programme Officer for Climate Change and Agriculture, African Union Commission / NEPAD Agency
  7. Scaling up the adoption of CSA in Eastern Africa: Opportunities and Challenges by Stephen Muchiri, CEO of the Eastern African Farmers Federation, Chair of the Eastern Africa CSA Platform (EACSAP)
  8. The CSA initiatives in West Africa and the operationalization of the West Africa CSA Alliance (WACSAA) by Albassé Bilgo, Head of the Operational Technical Unit for Programs, Regional Agency for Food and Agriculture, Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS)    
  9. Soil Health: A Climate-Smart Agriculture Building Block in North America by Fred Yoder, farmer and Chair of the North America CSA Alliance (NACSAA)       
  10. Enhancing partnerships for CSA in the Pacific by Jan Helsen, Director of the Land Resources Division of the Pacific Community (SPC)