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Aug 21

Climate finance and support mechanisms for a resilient agriculture sector in West and Central Africa

As African agriculture is mainly rainfed, smallholder farmers and food security are vulnerable to the vagaries of the weather. Adaptation and resilience in Africa’s agriculture is critically important and has assumed a priority in policy discourse and development agenda in the continent. Increasing investment to support adaptation and resilience of agriculture has been identified as one of th…

Jul 29

National workshop on NDCs, climate finance and co-investments for agriculture in Jamaica

Agriculture is central to any debate on climate change given the enormous responsibility placed on the sector to produce 60% more food by 2050 despite changing climatic uncertainties. The case for increased investment in climate-smart agriculture has been articulated in different forums as a way to promote agricultural transformation and chart a path to scale u…

Jul 23

AAS and IPCC report on climate change in Africa

The meeting is co-convened by United Nations University Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA), the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) in collaboration with the University of Ghana and is held to examine the IPCC 1.5 report and its implications for Africa.


Jul 3

National workshop: Climate finance for agriculture in Guyana

Agriculture is central to any debate on climate change given the enormous responsibility placed on the sector to produce 60% more food by 2050 despite changing climatic uncertainties. The case for increased investment in climate-smart agriculture has been articulated in different forums as a way to promote agricultural transformation and chart a path to scale up climate actions in agricu…
Location:
Georgetown, Guyana

Jun 25

Raising ambition for climate action in food systems

The Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), organised yearly at the Bonn Climate Change Conference, is one of two permanent subsidiary bodies to the Conference of Parties (COP/CMP) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It supports the work of the COP through the provision of timely info…
Location:
Bonn, Germany

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