- the UK—as part of its COP26 Presidency—engaged a new campaign ‘Transforming Agricultural Innovation for People, Nature and Climate’ to catalyse a step change in agricultural innovation.
- This component of the COP26 Nature Campaign is co-chaired by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) and the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS).
- This session is part of a Transforming agricultural innovation – webinar series of 5 webinars
Global conventions on the environment and food systems recognize that biodiversity reaches far beyond conserving species in protected areas—it is a critical means to securing healthy, diverse diets and sustaining ecosystem services such as the carbon and water cycle as well as pollination and natural pest control.
- Howard Standen, Climate Change and Food Security Advisor, UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) – Summary of the previous webinar(s)
- Cristina Rumbaitis del Rio, Senior Adaptation and Resilience Advisor, World Resources Institute (WRI)
- Dr. Fabrice De Clerck, Director of Science, EAT Foundation – Current evidence for biodiversity and agriculture to achieve and bridging gaps in research and investment to reach multiple global goals.
“Biodiversity is not jeopardizing the yields”
- Moderator: Cristina Rumbaitis del Rio, Senior Adaptation and Resilience Advisor, World Resources Institute (WRI)
- Ajay Jakhar, Chairman, Bharat Krishak Samaj, India
- Sue Pritchard, Chief Executive, Food, Farming and Countryside Commission, UK
- Florence Jeantet, Managing Director, One Planet Business for Biodiversity (OP2B)
Snapp S, Kebede Y, Wollenberg E, Dittmer KM, Brickman S, Egler C, Shelton S. 2021. Agroecology and climate change rapid evidence review: Performance of agroecological approaches in low- and middle- income countries. Wageningen, the Netherlands: CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). 64 pp.