13. Mitigation and Adaptation in Food Supply Chains

Climate Mitigation and Adaptation in Food Supply Chains: pressures and responses

Thursday 29 March 2012 - Planetary Stewardship, 15:00

Room 8

Chaired by Alice Bows and Stephanie Daniels

Convenors: Alice Bows, University of Manchester; Stephanie Daniels, Sustainable Food Lab (SFL); Andy Jarvis, CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS); Mark Lundy, International Center for Tropical Agriculture; Sonja Vermeulen, CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS)

This session will look at how adaptation and mitigation strategies can be more effective when coordinated with each other and among the full set of actors in the food supply chain, from producer through retailer to consumer. It will comprise four 15-minute presentations, followed by a 30-minute discussion, led by a small panel of private sector and research community members.

Combining mitigation and adaptation in the agricultural sector

Dr. P. Thornley1; Dr. M. Roeder1; Dr. A. Bows1; 1University of Manchester, UK

The potential of latin american coffee production systems to mitigate climate change

Mr. H. van Rikxoort1; Dr. P. Läderach2; Mr. J. van Hal3; 1Wageningen University and Research Centre (WUR), The Netherlands 2International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Colombia 3Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences (VHL), The Netherlands

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