Agricultural Support Reform and GHG Emissions

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Agricultural Support Reform and GHG Emissions

Time: April 21, 2020 from 12:15pm to 1:15pm
Location: On-line
Website or Map: https://www.ifpri.org/event/v…
Event Type: seminar
Organized By: Michael Go
Latest Activity: Apr 20

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Event Description

Governments spend over $US 700 billion dollars per year on agricultural  support measures such as subsidies, border price distortions and investments in raising productivity.  Agriculture and land use change contribute close to a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions policy makers have little information on the implications of agricultural support for emissions.  

This seminar  examines the links between agricultural support and emissions from agriculture to help guide policy reforms that lower emissions, increase resilience and reduce poverty.

Presenters 

Will Martin

Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI


Valeria Piñeiro

Senior Research Coordinator, IFPRI

Moderator

Rajul Pandya-Lorch

Director, Communications and Public Affairs & Chief of Staff, Director General's Office, IFPRI
 

Discussants

Madhur Gautam

Lead Economist, World Bank Group


Ann Tutwiler

Chair, Bioversity International, USA, Inc. 

 

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