Factoring climate change into local development strategies: Latin America, the Carribean & Africa

Mon December 2014

Watch this Discussion Forum on the second day of the Global Landscapes Forum 2014, in Lima, Peru, during COP20. Climate-Smart Territories (CST) means socio-geographical spaces where actors collaborate to optimize ecosystem services and agricultural production for the improvement of human well-being in the face of climate change. This session discusses a strategy for the implementation of climate smart territories (CST) with examples from two sites in Central America, as well as the barriers and opportunities for the implementation of CST considering experiences in Central America, Colombia, Nepal and Chad as well as its potential to contribute to countries’ readiness for Climate Smart Agriculture.

Moderator

Sara Scherr
President and CEO
EcoAgriculture Partners

Keynote Speaker

José Joaquín Campos Arce
Director General
Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza
Speakers

Djimé Adoum
Executive Secretary
Permanent Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel

Carlos Alberto Cuellar Medina
Director General
Corporación Autónoma Regional del Alto Magdalena

Andy Jarvis
Director, Decision and Policy Analysis
International Center for Tropical Agriculture

Leida Mercado
Leader Mesoamerican Agroenvironmental Program
Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza
David Molden
Director General
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development

Sunday, 7 December 2014
Global Landscapes Forum, Lima, Peru
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