Past Event

Adapting Agriculture to Climate Today, For Tomorrow

November 14, 2019
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lerner Hall, 2920 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 Broadway Room
The International Research Institute for Climate and Society invites you to attend an event to learn about the first Columbia World Project, "Adapting Agriculture to Climate Today, For Tomorrow (ACToday)". By creating solutions to climate risk through innovation and engagement, ACToday is helping combat hunger in six countries whose food systems are highly vulnerable to climate variability and change: Bangladesh, Colombia, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Senegal and Vietnam. 1:00pm – 1:10pm Welcome and overview of ACToday Lisa Goddard & Walter Baethgen, Project Leads 1:10pm – 1:50pm Presentations from Country Leads Ángel Muñoz, Colombia and Guatemala Country Lead Tufa Dinku, Ethiopia Country Lead Mélody Braun, Bangladesh Country Lead 1:50pm – 2:50pm Panel Discussion moderated by Francesco Fiondella Walter Baethgen, Project Lead Ana Bucher, Climate Change Specialist, World Bank Ana Maria Loboguerrero, Head, Global Policy Research, CCAFS Kathryn Milliken, Climate Change Advisor, World Food Programme Laura Paterson, Coordination Officer, WMO 2:50pm – 3:00pm Closing Lisa Goddard & Walter Baethgen, Project Leads

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Pamela Vreeland