CoP16

CoP 16

IFOAM DELEGATION

IFOAM is sending a strong team lead by IFOAM Vice President, Andre Leu and IFOAMs Latin America representative, Patricia Flores and with expert support from regional organic experts and activists. IFOAM is bringing Dr. Hans Herren (IAASTD Co-Chair) and World Food Prize Laureate to Cancun to put IAASTD recommandations at the forefront of the agricultural climate policy debate. 

KEY MESSAGES / OBJECTIVE

·       IFOAM’s main message at Cancun will be ‘Not Just Carbon’ which will raise our concerns that climate policies run the risk of inadvertently causing more harm than good if they put carbon ahead of the food security and livelihoods of the small producers.

·       Push for the recommendations from the World Agriculture Report (IAASTD) to be adopted by Parties in the development of agriculture related climate policies.

·       Raise awareness of the high sequestration; low emission and food secure farming benefits of Organic Agriculture in any technology related discussions at CoP16.

KEY ACTIVITIES 

·       IFOAM exhibition stand.

·       Side event in conjunction with lobby partner (IATP).

·       Strategic sessions with delegates and lobbying.

Participation in Agriculture and Rural Development Dayon Dec 4th.

The United Nations Climate Change Conference, Cancun, Mexico 29th Nov to the 10th Dec 2010 

Live from Cancun - a dialogue session with IAASTD Co-Chair Hans Herren and the IFOAM delegation.

IFOAM & IATP Official Side Event at CoP16 in Cancun

IFOAM CoP 16 Background Briefing Paper


UN Right to Food urges urgent shift to ecological based farming to tackle climate change & hunger

The potential impact of a climate agreement on food security, right to food & climate change

Bolivia calls the Developed World to Account in Cancun

Cancun Climate Talks Overview by IATP

NEW! Review of key elements of negotiations by TWN

Google Map of Key Agriculture Related Climate Events in Cancun