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IFAD at COP 25 - UN climate change conference
02 - 13 December 2019

The Climate Change Conference, which will feature the 25th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 25) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and meetings of the UNFCCC subsidiary bodies, will take place from 2-13 December 2019.

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is the international response to climate change. It is a treaty that sets out the basic responsibilities of the 196 Parties (States) plus the European Union to fight climate change.

Location

Feria de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Event Website

www.cop25.cl


New Report: Investments in indigenous peoples, youth and women essential to fight climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean

December 2019 - NEWS
Development projects that integrate investments in rural indigenous peoples, youth and women with measures to adapt to climate change are more likely to be successful in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to a new report launched today by IFAD.

Farmers on the climate frontline, reducing inequalities with IFAD at COP25

December 2019 - NEWS
Small-scale farmers in developing countries are already suffering from a changing climate they did not cause – with lower crop yields, reduced water availability, price spikes and increased food insecurity.

Help farmers and the planet? Yes, we can

December 2019 - STORY

Tajikistan is a mountainous country nestled in Central Asia. Over five million people live a rural life, the majority of them depending on agriculture for their livelihoods.

 

Family farming, biodiversity and climate change - opportunities of the United Nations Decade of Family Farming

December 2019 - STORY
Agriculture is responsible for much of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, but family farmers are also responsible for promoting biodiversity and guaranteeing ecosystem services upon which agricultural activity depends. 

Helping agriculture climb the climate agenda in Madrid

December 2019 - STORY
Agriculture is uniquely placed to tackle climate change while reducing poverty and increasing food security. The key role of the sector has been recognised by the Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture (KJWA).

Cooking to reduce climate change

December 2019 - STORY

An IFAD co-sponsored event at COP25 in Madrid brought together experts and celebrity chefs to examine how climate change is effecting food systems.

Is the next agricultural revolution going to be slaughter free for a healthier planet?

December 2019 - STORY

On the side-lines of COP25 there is a growing number of organisations that are working on solutions that are needed now to face the climate crisis.

IFAD’s Climate Action Report 2019

December 2019 - STORY
Climate change is no longer a problem for the future: it is happening now. Actions to tackle climate change and address the challenges it poses are paramount on the international policy agenda, as well as among IFAD priorities and commitments.

Enabling farming families to fight climate change: the key to survival

November 2019 - BLOG
IFAD has adapted its development strategies for Viet Nam from focusing on boosting agricultural production to commercialisation and sustainability of smallholders. 

Interview with Recipes for Change Chef Lance Seeto

November 2019 - BLOG
In addition to climate change, the Pacific Island communities are succumbing to modern diseases caused by a change of diet and lifestyle.

Climate Action Report 2019

December 2019
The Climate Action Report 2019 provides an overview of IFAD’s work on climate change and reports on progress, challenges and achievements.

The Latin America and Caribbean Advantage: Family farming – a critical success factor for resilient food security and nutrition

December 2019
Development projects that integrate investments in rural indigenous people, youth and women with measures to adapt to climate change are more likely to be successful in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to a new report launched today by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

The West and Central Africa Advantage

November 2019

A new report from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) shows that by working with women, men, young people and indigenous peoples as change agents we are best placed to beat back the impact of climate change on rural communities in West and Central Africa (WCA).