POLICY SEMINAR – Climate Change & Food Security: Challenges and Options at Global and National Scales

As scientists, advocates, researchers, and political leaders prepared to head to Paris for Conference of Parties (COP21), a panel of experts laid out some of the most urgent aspects of climate change and agriculture. Join IFPRI as new results on the impact of climate change on agriculture and food security from the International Model for Policy Analysis of Agricultural Commodities and Trade (IMPACT) are presented, along with a modeling framework and results designed to assist national decision- and policy-makers address climate change and mitigation goals in a politically and economically sustainable way. Following presentations by senior IFPRI researchers Alex de Pinto and Keith Wiebe, a panel of experts shared their views and recommendations.