• Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture
  • Agriculture: A priority for sustainable development in the Americas

IICA’s Climate Smart Agriculture Forum- A Mechanism for National Action on Climate Change

Event Date: 
St. Lucia
  • Description
  • Program
  • Speakers


Objectives of the CCSA Forum:

  • Raise awareness of best practices promoting and supporting CCSA.
  • Provide a space for dialogue among the relevant actors to discuss CCSA.


Specific Objective:

  • Raise awareness about the major outcomes of the Paris Agreement, its implications for the Caribbean region and the agricultural sector.
  • Summarize the commitments made in the INDCs by Caribbean countries and how agriculture was included.


IntroductionDaniela Medina, Specialist Information and Knowledge Management, IICA
Primary Outcomes from Paris and Implications for the Agricultural SectorCrispine d’Auvergne, Chief Sustainable Environmental Officer, Ministry of Sustainable Development, Saint Lucia
Agriculture in the Caribbean INDCsKelly Witkowski, Agriculture and Climate Change Officer, IICA
Closing Daniela Medina, Specialist Information and Knowledge Management, IICA
National Follow on Discussion


The feature presenter, Mr Crispin d’Auvergne, Chief Sustainable Development and Environment Officer of the Ministry of Sustainable Development, Energy, Science and Technology had this to say at the end of the national dialogue:

I truly believe that IICA is on to something with the Climate Smart process and I would be happy to assist further, where possible”.


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