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Recognising the Role Oceans Play ~ Core Issue Solutions

This Oceans Action Event at COP 22, Marrakech covers solutions to Core Issues, i.e. Food Security, Mitigation, Adaptation and Resilience – challenges are far more easily identified than solutions, with this being a time of ‘Action’, the first step to the solutions space is a recognition of the role the ...

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Climate Change and Health ~ Importance of Health (Part 1)

COP 22 – In this presentation, the Health Panel discuss the importance of Health as a transformational argument on Climate Change and the need for compassion, engagement and organisation in addressing Health Risks and Climate Change, thereby gaining the Health co-benefits of low carbon development practice – speakers ; Dr ...

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CLIMATE IMPACTS AFRICA – AGRICULTURAL SECTOR ADAPTATION

COP 22 Agriculture – Science to Action ~ FAO Dep. Director and Coordinator for Natural Resources – Climate Change Impacts in Africa. Maria Helena Semedo (FAO Deputy Director) explained that Agriculture should be “considered a solution and not a threat”, adding that FAO’s work on climate change is aimed at ...

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COP 22 IFAD INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT

COP 22 IFAD INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT Three quarters of the poorest people in the world live in the rural areas of developing countries. Most of them depend on agriculture for their livelihoods. Climate change, a growing global population, and volatile food and energy prices have the potential to push ...

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