The 4th Global Science Conference on Climate-Smart Agriculture (The 4th GSC-CSA)

Dates: 
28 November 2017 to 30 November 2017
Location: 
in Johannesburg
South Africa

The 4th Global Science Conference on Climate-Smart Agriculture (The 4th GSC-CSA) take place on the 28th to 30th November, 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The 4th GSC-CSA takes forward the initiative on research and science started in October 2010 with the aim to bring science to bear on practical advances in scaling up climate smart agriculture

the 4th GSC-CSA will focus on IMPLEMENTATION, RESULTS-IMPACT under the theme “catalysing local innovations and actions to accelerate scaling up of CSA”.

Specifically, five objectives are identified:

  • Highlight emerging science and innovations on Climate-Agriculture nexus issues with a focus on CSA innovations in defined agricultural landscapes and food systems
  • Showcase experiences and lessons in science-policy interactions fostering accelerated up-take of CSA
  • Interrogate and share circumstance-specific conditions for success for CSA within the context of the SDGs and the COP 21 Paris Climate Agreement
  • Networking and opening or consolidation opportunities for collaboration and alliances on CSA
  • Stimulate and facilitate discussions and dialogue between scientists-researchers and practitioners including policy makers, business, civil society and farmers

For more information: http://csa2017.nepad.org/en/