4th Global Science Conference on Climate-Smart Agriculture

The 4th Global SC-CSA brings together key constituencies to share, learn, network and build alliances – with the aim to bring science and innovations to bear on policy, institutional and technological efforts in building agricultural and food systems that are climate smart. Conference Theme and Objectives: The 4th GSC-CSA will focus on IMPLEMENTATION, RESULTS and IMPACT under the theme “Catalysing local innovations and actions to accelerate scaling up of CSA”.

Specifically, five conference objectives are identified:
i. Highlight emerging science and innovations on Climate-Agriculture nexus, focusing on agricultural landscapes and food systems
ii. Showcase experiences and lessons in science-policy interactions fostering accelerated up-take of CSA
iii. Examine circumstance-specific conditions for success for CSA within SDGs & Paris Climate Agreement
iv. Networking and opening or consolidation opportunities for collaboration and alliances on CSA
v. Stimulate dialogue between scientists and practitioners (policy makers, business, civil society, farmers,
etc)

Conference Participants: The Conference is open to all interest constituencies including policy makers, development champions and practitioners, private sector and scientists from across the world.

Conference structure is designed to encourage formal and informal discussions and networking; will include plenary and parallel thematic sessions and information kiosk. Break and lunch times are arranged to optimise formal and informal networking.

Early-bird registration: before September 30th 2017

For more information, see the website here

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EVENT DETAILS

Start date

November 28, 2017 00:00

End date

November 30, 2017 23:59

Location

Johannesburg

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