Agriculture Action Announcements.
Left: Ishmael Sunga, CEO, Southern Africa Confederation of Agricultural Unions
Right: Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chair, African Union Commission
The Summary of this meeting is now available.
With demand for food set to increase 60% by 2050, world leaders, major corporations and civil society at the UN Climate Summit pledged commitments to transform agricultural practices by increasing productivity while reducing carbon emissions. More than 20 governments and 30 organizations and companies announced they would join the newly launched Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture, which aims to enable 500 million farmers worldwide to practice climate-smart agriculture.
- Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chair, African Union Commission @ 14min
- Ishmael Sunga, CEO, Southern Africa Confederation of Agricultural Unions @ 19min
23 Sep 2013 - Action announcements: Agriculture Multilateral and multi-stakeholder.
Mr Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development @ 18min45sec