On 13 February 2008, CTA and other partners organised the fourth ‘Brussels Development Briefing’ – part of a series of discussion meetings on ACP-EU development issues. This briefing focused on The climate challenge for ACP agriculture.

 New! on the subject of ‘Climate Change and Agriculture’

Background note


Key documents and organisations

Biodata of panelists and discussants

Video material

Video interviews

List of participants

Report of the meeting

Climate Change Seminar at European Development Days 2007


Objectives and Programme of the Briefing
Isolina Boto, CTA [presentation]

Introductory remarks

 Ojo Olusola, ACP Secretariat;  Lluis Riera Figueras, DG Development, European Commission

Panel 1: From Rio to Bali: emerging key issues for ACP countries

ChairHon Josep Borrell Fontelles, Chair of the Committee on Development, European Parliament and former President of the European Parliament [video]

Mark Rosegrant, IFPRI [executive summary|presentation]
Mr. Ricardo Meléndez-Ortiz, ICTSD [executive summary|presentation]
Isabelle Niang, ENDA [presentation]

Panel 2: Impact of climate change on rural development

Chair Hon Bernadette Lahai, Member of Parliament in Sierra Leone and Member of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly, chair of African parliamentarians Network on Climate Change 

Benito Müller, Oxford Climate Policy/Oxford Institute for Energy Studies [paper|presentation]
Leo Peskett, ODI [executive summary|presentation]
Rachel Berger, Practical Action [executive summary|presentation]

Ishmael Sunga, SACAU
Chris Addison, Euforic
Oumy Ndiaye, CTA


For more information please contact Romano Purro (rp@euforic.org)

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