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Agriculture, Landscapes and Livelihoods Day 5 (ALL-5 Day)
3 December 2012


Join us at COP18!
Date: 3 December, 2012
Venue: Renaissance Doha City Center Hotel
Location: Doha, Qatar

From Agriculture and Rural Development Day to Agriculture, Landscapes and Livelihoods Day

This year's event Agriculture, Landscapes and Livelihoods Day 5 (ALL-5 Day): Solutions for People in Drylands and Beyond will replace the Agriculture and Rural Development Day (ARDD) which has been held for the previous four years. The aim is to add value to the climate debate, and help discussions progress by leveraging the collective expertise and knowledge that event participants bring to the table.
The event will provide a forum to exchange knowledge and experiences, and aims to identify:
  1. Existing, large-scale solutions to specific mitigation and adaptation challenges that can benefit farmers, in particular small scale farmers
  2. Gaps with limited existing solutions or limited available knowledge
  3. Potential trade-offs in implementing existing, known solutions
Roundtable sessions will allow participants to exchange ideas and identify possible solutions, areas for action and challenges, and an Ideas Marketplace will allow participants to highlight specific activities and innovations that can contribute to solutions. Registration will open on the ALL-5 Day website on 15 October. You can pre-register here to be notified when registration opens:

With only a few days left until the Agriculture, Landscapes and Livelihoods Day 5 event, momentum is building on agriculture and climate change issues. The updated ALL5 Day programme is now online, as well as full details about all the roundtable sessions and ideas marketplace. You are about to join 500 policy makers, farmers, scientists, development experts, and journalists in Doha for the Agriculture, Landscapes and Livelihoods Day 5. The event will provide a venue to engage with key stakeholders and decision makers, and develop solutions that can feed into 2013 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) discussions. This year’s event aims to identify existing, large scale solutions to specific mitigation and adaptation challenges that can benefit farmers, in particular small scale farmers; gaps where there are limited existing solutions or limited available knowledge; and potential trade-offs in implementing existing, known solutions. Important Event Logistics: Download the full event guide The event guide includes venue information and also transportation details. Key details are summarised below.

Venue
Agriculture, Landscapes and Livelihoods Day 5 will be held at: Renaissance Doha City Center Hotel West Bay City Center Al Wahda Street, West Bay PO Box 25500 Doha, 25500 Qatar

Registration and Accreditation
You will not need the UNFCCC COP18 accreditation to attend Agriculture, Landscapes and Livelihoods Day 5. There will be on-site pre-registrations at the lobby of the Renaissance Hotel on 1st December 2012 from 11.00am – 6.00pm and 2nd December from 10.30am - 6.00pm. To avoid queuing on the day of the event, we encourage you to pre-register yourself and collect your name badges and credentials. On the day of the event, registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. We encourage you to arrive early, to enjoy a cup of coffee or tea while visiting the exhibit booths and to network with other participants. If your plans have changed and you are now unable to attend ALL5 Day, we would greatly appreciate hearing from you, so we can plan for the correct numbers.

Join the conversation!
There will be plenty of opportunities to engage with speakers and experts in person and virtually. You can vote for the most innovative idea for supporting food and farming in a changing climate, and more. To get all the news follow #ALLForest on twitter, and check the ALL5 blog. You can also join the conversation on our facebook page and on twitter @agricultureday. If you can’t join us in Doha, you can follow the event via our live videostream (will be available on the 3rd Dec). ALL5-Day is held in conjunction with Forest Day 6 under the theme of ‘Living Landscapes’, which looks at the interconnections between forests and agriculture and their impacts on people and society. We look forward to meeting you soon!

http://www.agricultureday.org/
http://ccafs.cgiar.org/events/03/dec/2012/agriculture-day-2013

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