COP21 resulted in an agreement on cutting atmospheric carbon. Now, COP22 will focus on how the world will adapt to climate change and mitigate its effects, especially in developing countries. The meeting is expected to have a greater focus on agriculture, and specifically on Africa. By Judith Schwartz.
The Conseil général de l'alimentation, de l'agriculture et des espaces ruraux (High Council for Food, Agriculture and Rural Areas – CGAAER) is a high level advisory body under the direct authority of the Minister in charge of Agriculture.
France is committed to changing production models in order to combine economic, social and environment high performance: this is the Agroecology Project. An ambitious public policy that involves all partners in the sector.
It is the role of the National Rural Network to act as a driver for rural areas. As a key tool in the development policy for rural areas, its core purpose is to highlight good practice and encourage innovative projects.
From 30 November to 11 December 2015, France chairs and hosts the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21/CMP11). The conference is crucial because the expected outcome is a new international agreement on climate change, applicable to all, to keep global warming below 2°C.