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Inaugural meeting: Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture. Live webcast 24 September

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The meeting brings together partners of the Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture, to share information and guide its inception year. Join the live webcast on 24 September from 15:00- 18:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)
When Sep 24, 2014
from 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM
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This is the first meeting of the Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture, following its official launch on 23 September 2014 during the United Nations Secretary-General’s Climate Summit. The purpose of this meeting is to bring together partners of the Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture, to share information and guide its inception year.

This meeting is by invitation only but will be webcast live to the public on 24 September 2014 from 15:00 - 18:00, Eastern Standard Time.

Agenda

High Level Segment

3:00- 4:15 pm
Welcoming remarks
  • Ms Sharon Dijksma, Minister for Agriculture, the Netherlands
  • Dr Cao Duc Phat, Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development, Viet Nam
  • Mr Tom Vilsack Secretary of Agriculture, United States Department of Agriculture
  • Dr José Graziano da Silva, Director-General, FAO / Ms Maria-Helena Semedo, Deputy Director-General, Coordinator, Natural Resources, FAO
  • Dr Juergen Voegele, Senior Director of the World Bank’s Agriculture Global Practice
  • Dr Frank Rijsberman, Chief Executive Officer, CGIAR
Reactions from High Level representatives
4:15-5:00 pm
“Voices from all stakeholders” - Interactive panel dialogue

The Way Forward

5:00 – 5:20 pm
Inception Year - Way Forward
  • Presenting the Road Map
  • Outlining arrangements
  • Formalizing the action groups
5:20-5:40 pm
Next Steps, Initiatives and Actions in support of the Alliance
  • Developing Program of Work for Inception Year
  • Planning of next meeting and evolutionary elements
note: agenda is subject to change without notice

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Major initiatives for advancing climate-smart agriculture

In September 2014, the UN Secretary General will announce major initiatives and new commitments under the Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture and the African Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture.

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