COP16 to mark the launch of CIAT-led climate change program

18 November, 2010 by (comments)

With just 15 days to go before the official launch of the CGIAR’s largest climate change program to date, we’re putting the finishing touches on Two Degrees Up – collection of case studies documenting the challenge of climate change to small farmers in Colombia, Ghana and Kenya.

Click to view Two Degrees Up trailer, and remember to turn on your speakers.

The US$206m research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), which will be coordinated by CIAT, will be formally launched at Agriculture and Rural Development Day (ARDD), a side event during the United Nations COP16 climate change conference in Cancún, Mexico, on December 4th.
Click to read the official press release and follow the links below to find out how major media have been reporting the big news.

Reuters – World farming to get $200 million in climate aid

Bloomberg – World Bank aims to cut poverty by 10% adapting to climate shifts

Reuters Alertnet – Climate shifts sill produce ‘food winners and losers’ – scientists

We’ll keep you up-to-date with the latest, and the finished Two Degrees Up case studies will be posted here soon.

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