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Scaling-Up Climate Action in Agriculture

Identifying Successes and Overcoming Challenges

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Increasing food production in the face of a growing population, while adapting to and mitigating climate change constitutes a main challenge for the global agricultural sector. This study identifies, analyses and contextualizes regional initiatives related to agriculture and climate change in developing countries. In order to identify needs for improvements and possibilities for replication or scale-up, a review of recently launched initiatives is combined with a SWOT analysis. Moreover, the study places initiatives in the context of INDCs of Sub-Saharan African countries submitted under the UNFCCC. As a result, recommendations on how to develop and implement best practice agriculture climate change initiatives are presented.

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Findings from COP22

The purpose of this task is to report on the outcome of the roundtable discussion, which was held at COP22 in Marrakech, in order to gather insights on how the experts present at the event view the future of agriculture and food security within the frame of climate change and the UNFCCC process. An additional purpose was to report on any general findings from COP22 and the UNFCCC process in general, of relevance to the subject of this report.

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