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CCAFS Scenarios in Ethiopia (Amharic)
October 30, 2012 03:22 PM PDT

CCAFS Scenarios work featured on “ARENGUADIE MEDIREK” (GREEN FORUM), an Ethiopian Radio program which aired on 7 November 2012. This program is in Amharic.

More about Scenarios work: http://ccafs.cgiar.org/scenarios

Interview with John Ingram on regional socioeconomic scenarios for Ethiopia
January 10, 2012 05:02 AM PST

More details at http://ccafs.cgiar.org/scenarios/

Panos interview with John Ingram on developing regional socioeconomic scenarios
January 10, 2012 05:00 AM PST

For more details visit http://ccafs.cgiar.org/scenarios

Achieving Food Security in the Face of Climate Change
November 16, 2011 07:07 AM PST
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After a year in which extreme weather around the world has contributed to soaring commodity prices, humanitarian disasters and political instability, an independent global commission of senior scientists and high-level government advisers will announce via an audio press briefing the immediate and simultaneous action steps necessary to confront the threats to food security brought on by climate change, rising populations, chronic poverty and volatile markets.

The recommendations—a result of a rigorous 11-month process by the Commission on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change—will be announced ahead of pivotal policy meetings such as the upcoming UNFCCC COP17 in Durban, South Africa and next year’s Rio+20 conference.

The Commissioners—eminent scientists with a wide range of scientific backgrounds in agriculture, climate, ecology, economics, trade and nutrition/health—hail from Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Ethiopia, France, India, Kenya, Mexico, South Africa, the United Kingdom, the United States and Vietnam; the Commission is chaired by Sir John Beddington from the UK.

Convened in February 2011 by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security, the independent Commission is charged with building evidence-based consensus on a clear set of interventions across the entire food system, from production and trade to nutrition, food waste, and finance.


  • Dr Bruce Campbell, Director, CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS)
  • Prof Sir John Beddington, UK, Chair, Commission on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change (CSACC)
  • Dr Adrian Fernández, Mexico, Commissioner
  • Dr Megan Clark, Australia, Commissioner
  • Prof. Judi Wakhungu, Kenya, Commissioner
BBC World Service interview with Lindiwe Sibanda, May 2010
March 14, 2011 09:52 AM PDT

Lindiwe Sibanda, of FANRPAN, speaks about bringing agriculture into a global Climate Deal. She was speaking during the conference "Building food security in the face of climate change" organized by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), in May 2010.

SABC Interview with Prof. Bob Scholes on the Commission on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change
March 14, 2011 09:38 AM PDT

The South African Broadcasting Corporation interviews Professor Bob Scholes, who sits on the Commission for Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change. Prof. Scholes is a Fellow, Natural Resources and the Environment, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), South Africa. The Commission is convened by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS).

Food Security in a 2-degree world: Audiobriefing with CGIAR Climate & Food Security Scientists, Nov 2010
March 14, 2011 09:45 AM PDT

A conversation with CCAFS Scientists on the challenges and opportunities for food security in a warmer world.



November 2011.