CCAFS Releases Draft Report on Initial Site Selection for Research [viewed]

4 February 2011: The Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Research Programme on Climate Change Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) has released a draft report titled "Initial Sites in the CCAFS Regions: East Africa, West Africa and Indo-Gangetic Plains," which selects field sites in areas that are becoming drier and wetter for continued research on climate threats to agriculture and food security.

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CIAT Releases Video Diary on Importance of Wild Crop Diversity [viewed]

3 February 2011: In a video diary taken at Kew Gardens in London, UK, Andy Jarvis, senior scientist at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), stressed the importance of conserving wild relatives of agricultural species.

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CIF Calls for NGOs, Indigenous Peoples and Private Sector to Participate in Partnership Forum 2011 [viewed]

February 2011: The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) Administrative Unit is encouraging the participation of NGOs, Indigenous Peoples and private sector "Active Observers" at the CIF Partnership Forum 2011, which is scheduled to take place from 17-18 March 2011, in Tunis, Tunisia.

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Event: 60th Meeting of the CDM Executive Board [viewed]

The Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) will consider matters relating to the operation of the CDM.  

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Event: 64th World Health Assembly [viewed]

The World Health Assembly is organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) and will discuss a specific health agenda prepared by the Executive Board as well as the programme budget, administration and management matters of WHO.  

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Event: 49th Meeting of the CDM Methodologies Panel [viewed]

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Methodologies Panel will consider issues relating to CDM project methodologies for baselines and monitoring plans.  

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Event: 48th Meeting of the CDM Methodologies Panel [viewed]

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Methodologies Panel will consider issues relating to CDM project methodologies for baselines and monitoring plans.  

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Event: 11th Meeting of the CDM DNA Forum [viewed]

The aim of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Designated National Authorities Forum (DNA Forum) is to provide opportunities for DNA representatives to exchange views and share their experiences relating to the CDM, and bring forward common views and issues to the attention of the CDM Executive Board.  

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Event: 19th Meeting of the Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG 19) [viewed]

 

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ADB President Calls for Investment in Climate-Friendly Technologies [viewed]

3 February 2011: In a statement to the the "Delhi Sustainable Development Summit," taking place from 3-5 February 2011, in New Delhi, India, Haruhiko Kuroda, President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), called for immediate steps to lower the carbon intensity of development and improve the resilience of societies to climate change.

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