In the run up to the COP 19, due to take place in November, the Executive Secretary of the United Nations agency specializing in climate change acknowledged the support that IICA provides to its member countries in adapting to the phenomenon and achieving food safety.
Climate change and food security set to dominate the discussions in which delegations from 20 countries are taking part.
In a forum held at IICA, the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Christiana Figueres, asked the countries of Latin America for support in reaching agreement on a common position that could serve as the basis for their participation in upcoming discussions on climate change and agriculture.
With support from IICA, at the world summit on climate change the country showed how the agricultural sector can reduce emissions and make more efficient use of natural resources.
In Doha, Qatar, the MAG and MINAET, with support from IICA, CATIE, and GIZ, will showcase seven examples of how the public and private sectors can act together to deal with the effects of climate change.
Working with the Ministry of Environment, the organizations are training officials from the agriculture, transport, and waste management sectors to develop a NAMA, a set of actions that helps reduce emissions and for whose implementation financing is available.