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    Climate and Food Security - Recommendations of CAAS-IFPRI conference in Beijing Climate and Food Security - Recommendations of CAAS-IFPRI conference in Beijing Presentation Transcript

    • LEADING BRICS+SCIENTISTSRECOMMEND A UNFCCCWORK PROGRAMME ON AGRICULTURE
    • BACKGROUND• International research conference on food security and climate change – Beijing, 7-8 November 2011 (http://icccfs.ifpri.info)• Research reports by leading national scientists from the BRICS countries + Indonesia/US on food security and climate change challenges• Research needed identified as part of the reports and conference exchanges
    • RECOMMENDATIONS• 2 Categories – Strengthen agricultural research in 12 areas – Improve availability/accessibility of spatial data• Request UNFCCC delegates in Durban to create an agricultural work program to – Catalyze needed research – Provide central venue for research findings
    • STRENGTHENAGRICULUTRE RESEARCH
    • 1. PEST & DISEASES PRESSURE
    • 2. SOIL ECOSYSTEMS
    • 3. RUMINANT AGRICULTURE
    • 4. IRRIGATIONSTRUCTURE & EFFICIENCY
    • 5. PERENNIAL CROPS
    • 6. GRAIN QUALITY
    • 7. STORAGE TOREDUCE LOSES
    • 8. BIOTECHNOLOGY
    • 9. LAND USE
    • 10. INTERNATIONAL TRADE
    • 11. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
    • 12. HUMAN CAPITALDEVELOPMENT
    • INCREASEAVAILABILITY OFSPATIAL DATA
    • ENDORSMENTSScientists from the following countries:• BRAZIL: Elisio Contini and Geraldo Martha, (EMBRAPA)• RUSSIAN FEDERATION: Sergey Kiselev & Roman Romashkin, Lomonosov Moscow State University• INDIA: PK Joshi, IFPRI New Delhi, and Deepak Shah, Gokhle Institute of Political Economy• CHINA: Huajun Tang & Liming Ye, CAAS, and Kevin Chen, IFPRI Beijing• SOUTH AFRICA: Bob Scholes, Council for Scientific and Industrial Researchand Sikhalazo Dube, Agricultural Research Council• INDONESIA: Endah Murniningtyas, Nono Rusono, Setyawati, & Jarot Indarto, National Development Planning Agency (BAPPENAS),• USA: Eugene Takle, Iowa State University, Roger Beachy, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, David Gustafson, Monsanto, and Gerald Nelson, IFPRI