The world's climate experts are gathering in Poland and WLE's solutions and scientists are there. The 24th Session of the of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) is in Katowice, Poland in early December. The main goal will be to implement the Paris Agreement, in accordance with the decisions adopted at and since COP21.

WLE, through its partnerships with the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) will be participating in the COP24 Agriculture Advantage 2.0 event series, organized by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS).

WLE experts will participate in Agriculture Advantage sessions on: 

WLE's Land and Water Solutions flagship co-leader Jennie Barron will also be a roundtable expert at: 

  • Unlocking resilience: applying coherent land-energy-water approaches to adaptation & mitigation. Dr. Barron will discuss solar and precision agriculture with specific references to sustainable intensification with irrigation. 10 December 2018, 15:00-16:30, GCA Climate Action Room 2, International Congress Centre (MKC), Plac Sławika i Antalla 1,40-163 Katowice, Poland

For more, see WLE's climate and resilience projects and solutions on our Climate & Resilience theme platform.