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The Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture and Development in Africa

28/11/2016 - 12:30 - 14:00

TRADE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT TALKS
Lunchtime conversations at ITC to identify solutions to sustainability challenges

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MONDAY 28TH NOVEMBER, 12.30-14.00
INTERNATIONAL TRADE CENTRE, 54-56 RUE DE MONTBRILLANT, GENEVA 

 

Event programme:
12.30- 13.00: Light lunch and networking
13.00- 14.00: Lecture and Q&A


Speaker: Salvatore Di Falco, Professor in Environmental Economics, University of Geneva
Professor Di Falco’s research focuses on the intersection between environmental and development economics. He has analyzed the contribution of natural resources such as biodiversity on agricultural productivity, food security, and weather risk in arid environments. His work also focuses on the role of institutional structures (common property forests) on natural resource conservation, rural development and poverty reduction.


Professor De Falco will speak for 30 minutes about his recent research on the climate challenges facing farmers on the African continent and the drivers for how they adapt. A 30 minute Q & A discussion will follow.


Opening remarks: Anders Aeroe, Director, Division of Enterprises and Institutions, International Trade Centre (ITC)


Moderator Q & A: Alexander Kasterine, Senior Technical Adviser, International Trade Centre


To register, please send an email by 12 noon, Friday 25th November: : environment@intracen.org


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INTERNATIONAL TRADE CENTRE, 54-56 RUE DE MONTBRILLANT, GENEVA