Scaling Investment in Climate-Smart Agriculture Technologies in African Agriculture

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Scaling Investment in Climate-Smart Agriculture Technologies in African Agriculture

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Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) can help improve food security, increase resilience, and reduce emissions from agri-food systems, with huge benefits for people, the planet and economies. This event showcases how investment planning has supported the prioritization of CSA in Africa, driven sustainable investments, and influenced agricultural policies. The session will examine lessons learned from piloting CSA investment plans and how these plans can be scaled up through effective policies, context-specific technologies, and innovative financing for successful agricultural systems transformation.

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00:00 Welcome and opening remarks
07:03 Actions done by Lesotho to ensure climate-smart agriculture
10:50 Zimbabwe’s experience with implementing climate- smart agriculture
16:11 Policies and investments to support climate-smart agriculture implementation at scale
20:59 Climate Smart Agriculture investment planning, NDCs, and the role of research
24:15 Financing African countries to support key agricultural systems transitions
29:30 Financing to support a shift to climate-smart agriculture
36:45 Closing remarks

 

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Jason Fields

Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) can help improve food security, increase resilience, and reduce emissions from agri-food systems, with huge benefits for people, the planet and economies. This event showcases how investment planning has supported the prioritization of CSA in Africa, driven sustainable investments, and influenced agricultural policies.
Tue, 11/09/2021 - 08:26
Jason Fields

Please add your comments and thoughts with the hashtag ##ClimateActionWBG
Tue, 11/09/2021 - 08:27
Jason Fields

Want to learn more about the Bank's priorities for climate change, check out what @DavidMalpassWBG and others had to say: 
Tue, 11/09/2021 - 08:44
Jason Fields

Simeon Ehui, the Bank's Regional Director for Sustainable Development, Africa, says 65 percent of the labor force in Africa is involved in Agriculture.
Tue, 11/09/2021 - 08:52
Jason Fields

Welcome to our session on Scaling Investment in Climate-Smart Agriculture Technologies in Africa! We'll be beginning shortly. Please add your comments and thoughts with the hashtag ##ClimateActionWBG
Tue, 11/09/2021 - 08:52

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