The 2019 UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP25) that will take place in Madrid from December 2nd to 13th is around the corner and the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) and its representatives from around the world are on the way to Madrid to ensure the farmers’ voice is heard louder and clearer in the climate change debate, by taking part in several high-level meetings, workshops and international discussions.
Are you in Madrid during the COP? Do not miss the opportunity to join the events in which we are involved!
EARTH, AIR, FIRE & WATER ELEMENTS FOR SUSTAINABILITY
Co-organised by International Rice Research Institute* (IRRI) and International Fertilizer Association (IFA)
3 December 2019, 11:30 AM – 13:00 PM
Room 1, IFEMA
Contributing up to 8,4% of GHG globally, new approaches to agriculture have a key role to play in slowing down the effects of climate change by adopting innovations and evidence-based good practice. This session will explore options for farmers to address the biggest challenge of the 21st century.
TRANSFORMING FOOD SYSTEMS WITH A FARMERS DRIVEN CLIMATE AGENDA – THE CLIMAKERS
Co-organised by World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) and CGIAR Centre for Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS)
4 December 2019, 11:30 AM – 13:00 PM
Room 5, IFEMA
This event brings together farmers, researchers and the members of the Climakers Alliance to present the findings of the Climakers campaign after one year from its launch at COP24, in Katowice.
Click here to learn more about the event’s lineup.
IDENTIFYING INVESTMENTS INTO CSA THAT MOVE THE NEEDLE – AND WORK FOR FARMERS
Organised by World Bank Group
5 December 2019, 14:00 – 15:00 PM
MDB PAVILION, IFEMA
The event will provide a platform for the launch of the Climate Smart Agriculture Investment Plan (CSAIP) Series. It will demonstrate how CSAIPs identify investments that will work for farmers – while at the same time contributing to countries’ NDC targets and other commitments. The discussion will feed into the submissions to the UNFCCC’s Koronivia Joint Work Programme on Agriculture (KJWA) under the concluding topic: Socioeconomic and food security dimensions of climate change in the agricultural sector.