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ICARDA @ COP22

Oct 26,2016

Explore the expertise, innovations & technologies that countries can harness to produce stable and nutritious food crops, as climates get hotter and drier. 
 
Five drylands agriculture sessions at COP22 that will explore the following themes:
 
  • Value chains for job creation and local income
  • Increasing yields & nutritious crops
  • Better crop performance on marginal lands
  • Improved genetic resources for MENA countries       
 
Join the conversation or follow the sessions here:
 
 
ICARDA, along with CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems and CCAFS, will be discussing the drylands agricultural challenges, strategies and solutions for adaptation to climate change. 
 
November 8
 
Session Title: Genetic Resources Regional Strategy: A strategic framework for genetic conservation and sustainable use in MENA
Time & Location: 09:00 - 10:30, Room 4, Green Zone
Partners:  ICARDA (Co-Organizer Role),  ITPGRFA  &  FAO
 
November 13 
 
Session Title: African Soil Management: Adaptation of African Agriculture – Sustainable and Resilient Soil Management
Time & Location: 14:30 - 16:00, Palais des Congres, Karam 1
Partners:  ICARDA  (Leading Role on Session),  INRA   Morocco   &  IFA
 
November 16 
 
Session Title: Coping with Climate Change in MENA Region: Meeting future food demand through science and innovation
Time & Location: 15:00 – 16:30, Room 1, Green Zone
Partners:  ICARDA  (Leading Role)  &  INRA    Morocco
 
November 16
 
Session Title: Date Palm, Climate Change & Building Materials: The Oasis City: Urban and Rural Resilience Program
Time & Location: 15:00 - 16:30, Room 4, Green Zone
Partners:  ICARDA  (Co-organizer),  UN Habitat,  Sultan Al Qaboos University,  UAE Ministry of Presidential Affairs,  KIDPAAI,  The Marrakech Date Palm Project
 
November 17
 
Session Title: Introducing the MENA Initiative
Time & Location: 15:00 - 16:30, Room 6, Green Zone
Partners:  ICARDA  (Leading Role)  &  INRA Morocco