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  • Round Table Discussion: Climate Smart Agriculture in Myanmar (RTD-CSA Myanmar) Climate Change Agriculture and Food Security
    International Institute of Rural Reconstruction


    Date: 23 Sep 2016
    Country: Myanmar
    City/State: Yangon
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Round Table Discussion: Climate Smart Agriculture in Myanmar (RTD-CSA Myanmar)

MAIN ORGANIZER(S): Climate Change Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS)
International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR)

Type: Meeting or Conference Date: 23 Sep 2016 Location: Myanmar (Yangon) Venue: Summit Parkview Hotel - Ahlon Road Dagon Township

The International Institute of Rural Reconstruction together with the Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security of the Consultative Group of International Agriculture Research (CCAFS-CGIAR) and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)—would like to invite you to attend:

A Round Table Discussion on Promoting Climate Smart Agriculture for a Resilient and Food Secure Myanmar

Friday, September 23, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (MMT)

Intended Audience

The RTD is intended for program managers on organizations and agencies with adaptation programs in agriculture. 

What's Included

This event will bring you up to date on the latest programs and research on climate smart agriculture. It will be facilitated by experts and practitioners from the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR), International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Climate Change Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Yezzin Agricultural Technology, and GoUM Ministry of Agriculture. Attached in this email is the RTD Flyer for more detailed information on speakers and topics.

Dialogues will be on the following themes:

  • Climate change impacts in Myanmar and the Myanmar strategy on climate resilient agriculture
  • Climate change issues in agriculture and considerations in Myanmar 
  • Demystifying climate smart agriculture for small holders in Asia
  • Climate smart agriculture options in rice-based agriculture systems in Myanmar
  • The role of grains, legumes and pulses in nutrition sensitive agriculture
  • The role of root and tuber crops in climate resilient livelihoods
  • Fostering farmer-led innovations development and social learning to scale out climate smart agriculture
  • Linking climate smart agriculture to nutrition and food security programs

Event Fee

Seats are limited and offered for FREE.

How to Register

To register please email your complete name, position and name of agency/organization to wilsonjohn.barbon@iirr.org

 



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