• 18
    Jun
    2019
  • 19
    Jun
    2019
Workshop
Improved soil carbon, soil health and soil fertility under grassland and cropland as well as integrated systems, including water management
Open meeting

Room:

Chamber Hall

Venue:

Plenary Building

City:

Bonn

Country:

Germany

Time
18 June 2019   15:00 - 18:00
19 June 2019   10:00 - 13:00

Mandate
Through decision 4/CP.23 ‘Koronivia joint work on agriculture’ the COP requested the SBSTA and SBI to jointly address issues related to agriculture, including through workshops and expert meetings, working with constituted bodies under the Convention and taking into consideration the vulnerabilities of agriculture to climate change and approaches to addressing food security. 

Parties set out a road map of work under the Koronivia joint work on agriculture, as contained in annex I of FCCC/SBI/2018/9 and FCCC/SBSTA/2018/4, including six workshops to be held sequentially up until COP 26 (November 2020). The third Koronivia workshop, held in conjunction with SBSTA/SBI 50 with constituted bodies under the Convention, focussed on improved soil carbon, soil health and soil fertility under grassland and cropland as well as integrated systems, including water management. The SBSTA and the SBI invited Parties and observers to submit views on the topic of the workshop, submissions received are available on the UNFCCC submission portal.

Participation
The workshop was open to all Parties and admitted observer organizations attending SB50.

Concept note and agenda

 

Keynote presentation

Presenter

Presentation

Claire Chenu

Soil carbon: key to address vulnerabilities of agriculture to climate change and food security issues

Ronald Vargas Sustainable soil management: is it a feasible contribution to the climate change agenda? Challenges and prospects of SOC (from measuring to sequestration)
 

Country presentations

Presenter

Presentation

Brazil

Presentation

California

Presentation

Philippines on behalf of ASEAN

Presentation

Russian Federation

Presentation

Senegal

Presentation

 

Work undertaken by constituted bodies and financing entities

Presenter

Presentation

World Bank

Presentation

Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN)

Technologies to enhance and monitor soil carbon for African countries

Global Environment Facility (GEF)

GEF strategy on agriculture

Green Climate Fund (GCF)

Presentation

 

Expert panel

Presenter

Presentation

ENGO

Presentation

Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases (GRA)

Presentation

Farmers

Presentation

World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

Remarks

 

Additional material submitted by Parties

Party

Presentation

India

Presentation

European Union

Climate action in agriculture

 

Additional material submitted by Observers

Affiliation

Presentation

UNCCD

Statement

Language:

English
Mandated event