Event

Global Soil Partnership for Food Security and Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Launch

On the basis of the recommendation of FAO's High-Level External Committee (HLEC) on the Millennium Development Goals to the Director-General (13-14 October 2009) and the discussions and conclusions from the 22nd Committee on Agriculture (COAG), which took place from 16-19 June 2010, preparatory activities have been initiated to develop a vision statement, strategy and action plan towards the establishment of a Global Soil Partnership (GSP) for Food Security and Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation. The GSP is expected to develop synergies and cost savings among the various existing networks and programmes.  

dates: 7-9 September 2011   venue: FAO Headquarters   location: Rome, Italy   e-mail: GSP-Secretariat@FAO.org   www: http://www.fao.org/climatechange/en/