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From Beijing to Durban: Lead Speakers Draft Messages for Climate Change Negotiators

During a special panel on November 8, lead speakers from the BRICS countries, Indonesia, and the U.S. started to craft the messages based on the conference findings that they will deliver to climate change treaty negotiators in Durban. "We can all … Continue reading

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ICCCFS Opens with Remarks by IFPRI’s Gerald Nelson

  IFPRI senior researcher Gerald Nelson joined Sun Chengyong, Deputy Director-General, Department of Social Development, Ministry of Science and Technology; Qu Sixi, Deputy Director-General, Department of International Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture; Song Changqing, Deputy Director-General, Department of Earth Sciences, National Natural Science Foundation … Continue reading

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ICCCFS: Finishing Touches

Organizers of the International Conference on Climate Change and Food Security are putting the finishing touches on the Main Hall of the Friendship Hotel Beijing. More than 100 participants--from climate change experts from the BRICS countries to university students from all … Continue reading

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BRICS and Climate Change: ICCCFS in Context

Climate change experts from an influential bloc of developing countries known as BRICS—expected to play a key role in upcoming global climate change negotiations in Durban, South Africa—will gather in China next week to present new research on the impact … Continue reading

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Co-Sponsor Spotlight: Adapting to Climate Change in China

Funded by the United Kingdom, Switzerland, and China, the Adapting to Climate Change in China Project (ACCC) aims to develop and share China's experience of integration climate change adaptation into the development process in order to reduce vulnerability to climate … Continue reading

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Featured Presenter: Yin Yongyuan

ICCCFS will feature reports by leading researchers from the BRICS countries, Indonesia, and the United States. Yin Yongyaun is the Chair of the Advisory Committee for the Adapting to Climate Change in China (ACCC) project. He is a also an … Continue reading

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Presenter Spotlight: Sergey Kiselev

ICCCFS will feature reports by leading researchers from the BRICS countries, Indonesia, and the United States. Since 2001, Sergey Kiselev has served as the head of the Department of Agricultural Economics at Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) in Moscow, Russia. … Continue reading

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Presenter Spotlight: Elisio Contini

ICCCFS will feature reports by leading researchers from the BRICS countries, Indonesia, and the United States. Dr. Elisio Contini, an agricultural economist, has worked in various positions at the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa) since 1976. He currently serves as … Continue reading

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Presenter Spotlight: Nono Rusono

ICCCFS will feature reports by leading researchers from the BRICS countries, Indonesia, and the United States. Ir. Nono Rusono, PG.Dip.Agr.Sc., MSi is the Director of Food and Agriculture in the Ministry for National Development Planning/National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas). He … Continue reading

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Presenter Spotlight: Sikhalazo Dube

ICCCFS will feature reports by leading researchers from the BRICS countries, Indonesia, and the United States. Dr. Sikhalazo Dube is a Program Manager: Rangelands Management at the ARC-API. Prior to joining the ARC he was a Senior Scientist (Ecosystems Modeling) … Continue reading

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