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 / OBJECTIVES
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 worlds small producers.