Climate

Submission on the Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture on Topic 2 (e)- Improved Livestock Management Systems, Including Agropastoral Production Systems

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The Rural Climate Dialogues

Climate change offers an opportunity to engage differently with rural communities in a way that focuses on solutions rather than assigning blame. Instead of trying to “sell” climate policy to rural communities, we must engage organizations and leaders rooted in rural areas in the development stage to identify solutions that work for them. As important, we need community-level engagement tools designed to overcome our current toxic political environment and map out rural-appropriate responses to climate change that feed up into policy and concrete action.

The world watches as the United States elects a new president

The announcement on Saturday that Joe Biden had been elected as the 46th president of the United States was met with a rousing global chorus of church bells, dance music and car horns. The election of Vice President Kamala Harris made history. She is the first woman, and first woman of color, elected to the office. It was a landmark victory for feminism.

Agricultural knowledge and the future of food systems: The IAASTD project

Some 12 years ago, IATP contributed to a chapter of the first International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD). About 400 authors contributed to a global report and five regionally specific reports produced with the help of two rounds of peer reviews of drafts.

Transformation now!

The COVID-19 pandemic exposes sharp injustices and system wide failures of today's prevailing food and agriculture systems - injustices that had already been accelerating over the past decade, which has proven to be the most destructive period of food production and consumption in modern history.