Workshop on Developing Farming Systems for Climate Change Mitigation

Event | 26 - 30 August 2013 Colombo, Sri Lanka

The workshop aims to enhance the capacity of policymakers in obtaining reliable climate information, choosing planning tools for climate change mitigation, interpretation of risks, and application of resulting knowledge for mainstreaming climate change consideration in agricultural sectoral planning.

It is designed to comprise:

  • Climate change and agricultural productivity: challenges and opportunities;
  • Key characteristics of climate smart agriculture for mitigating climate change;
  • Policy and institutional frameworks for promoting the development and adoption of new farming systems for climate change mitigation;
  • Financing strategies for supporting climate smart development in agriculture sector.

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