SCALA news and events
An interactive and engaging webinar is being organized by the UNDP-FAO Scaling up Climate Ambition on Land Use and Agriculture through Nationally Determined Contributions and National Adaptation Plans (SCALA) Programme and UNDP´S Food and Agricultural Commodity Systems (FACS) team on effective collaborative action.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has now published contributions by all three of its Working Groups to the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6). Let us take a closer look at 8 key messages and the implications for global efforts to reduce climate risks and to discover how SCALA is supporting these efforts.
The SCALA programme and WBCSD co-organized a knowledge-sharing webinar on “Scaling business impact for agriculture NDCs and NAPs” to discuss how businesses, the public sector, and associations can work together to drive more low carbon resilient food systems.
Ethiopia enhances irrigation, watershed and pastureland management to translate climate plans into actionable climate solutions
In early 2022, Ethiopia officially launched the SCALA programme with an inception workshop that brought together key stakeholders from the Ministries, private sector and civil society institutions. The SCALA programme sat down with Negus Lemma, the Director General at the Climate Change and Biodiversity (EPA) and H. E, Wondale Habtamu, the Advisor of the Minister (MoA) in Ethiopia to learn more about the outcomes of the workshop and highlight the programme’s plans for the next five years.
Event: Agrifood systems transformation to achieve global climate and nutrition targets: what is the implementation traction in countries?
This webinar was designed to introduce participants to key concepts – including typologies, methodologies, tools and resources – that can be applied when undertaking systems-level assessments and to enhance understanding on the practical steps that are involved in planning systems-level assessments.
COP26 confirms need for increased ambition on public and private finance in the agriculture and land use sectors
Learn more about the key COP26 outcomes on finance in agriculture and land use sectors. Discover SCALA Technical Assistance Facility for private sector engagement launched during SCALA COP26 side event.
Mongolia prioritizes adaptation and mitigation goals on livestock, animal husbandry and arable farming
Cambodia strengthens climate action coordination with ministries, private sector and community-based organizations
The SCALA programme sat down with Dr. Prum Somany, Director at the Department of International Cooperation (DIC) and Assistant to Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to learn about how Cambodia plans to accelerate its adaptation and mitigation goals in the agriculture and land use sector.
To learn more about how Senegal is scaling up its climate ambition in land use and agriculture to meet the targets of its NDC and related climate strategies, the SCALA programme sat down with Mr. Boubacar Drame and Mr. Younoussa Mballo, from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Equipment, to understand how to overcome barriers to achieve Senegal’s climate agenda.
Uganda identifies barriers, solutions, and investment opportunities for gender-responsive agri-food value chains in the cattle corridor
COP26 side event: Engaging the private sector to implement agriculture and land use priorities of NDCs and NAPs
To learn more about how Costa Rica is scaling up its climate ambition in land use and agriculture to meet the targets of its NDC and related climate strategies, the SCALA programme sat down with the Minister of Agriculture and Livestock, Mr. Renato Alvarado to unpack the opportunities and challenges in this process.
The Scaling up Climate Ambition on Land Use and Agriculture through Nationally Determined Contributions and National Adaptation Plans (SCALA) Programme, implemented by the FAO and UNDP organized a session on “Engaging businesses in climate resilient agriculture in Africa” on day 2 of the Africa Climate Week 2021.
The latest IPCC (AR6) Report paints a dire picture of our current climate and a world expected to surpass global warming levels of 1.5°C in the next few decades unless immediate steps are taken. In parallel to public sector action, businesses have a major role to play in limiting the effects of climate change.
Tuesday, 7 September 13:00-14:15 CEST
The FAO-UNDP “Scaling up Climate Ambition on Land Use and Agriculture through NDCs and NAPs” (SCALA) programme is organizing a webinar on integrating climate resilience in value chain analysis. The webinar aimed to: