LEADING BRICS+SCIENTISTSRECOMMEND A UNFCCCWORK PROGRAMME ON AGRICULTURE
BACKGROUND• International research conference on food  security and climate change  – Beijing, 7-8 November 2011    (http:...
RECOMMENDATIONS• 2 Categories  – Strengthen agricultural research in 12 areas  – Improve availability/accessibility of spa...
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 FEDERAT...
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Climate and Food Security - Recommendations of CAAS-IFPRI conference in Beijing

  1. 1. LEADING BRICS+SCIENTISTSRECOMMEND A UNFCCCWORK PROGRAMME ON AGRICULTURE
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. STRENGTHENAGRICULUTRE RESEARCH
  5. 5. 1. PEST & DISEASES PRESSURE
  6. 6. 2. SOIL ECOSYSTEMS
  7. 7. 3. RUMINANT AGRICULTURE
  8. 8. 4. IRRIGATIONSTRUCTURE & EFFICIENCY
  9. 9. 5. PERENNIAL CROPS
  10. 10. 6. GRAIN QUALITY
  11. 11. 7. STORAGE TOREDUCE LOSES
  12. 12. 8. BIOTECHNOLOGY
  13. 13. 9. LAND USE
  14. 14. 10. INTERNATIONAL TRADE
  15. 15. 11. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
  16. 16. 12. HUMAN CAPITALDEVELOPMENT
  17. 17. INCREASEAVAILABILITY OFSPATIAL DATA
  18. 18. 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
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