The United States will host the AIM for Climate Summit on May 8-10, 2023, in Washington, D.C. The Summit, supported by Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR), aims to bring together partners to increase and accelerate investment in and support for agriculture and food systems innovation for climate action.

CPI Manager Daniela Chiriac will participate in the high-level Ministerial on the Agriculture Breakthrough, hosted by the UK, to drive global ambition on agriculture technology development and deployment, and highlight the synergies between AIM for Climate and the Agriculture Breakthrough.


Moderator: Juan Lucas Restrepo, Global Director of Partnerships and Advocacy, CGIAR, and Director General of the Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) 
Chair’s opening remarks: Anne-Marie Trevelyan, Minister of State in the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, UK
Opening remarks from Breakthrough co-lead and COP27 Presidency: Minister Elsayed Elkosayar, Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, Egypt
Opening remarks: HE Mariam Almheiri, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, United Arab Emirates
Opening remarks: Claudia Sadoff, Executive Managing Director, CGIAR
Opening Remarks: Ban Ki-moon, 8th Secretary-General of the UN and Co-chair of the Ban Ki-moon Centre
Progress update from initiatives featured in 2023 Priority ActionsFAO Global Roadmap to 1.5˚C for the agriculture and food systems sector: Zitouni Ould-Dada, Deputy Director, Office of Climate Change, Biodiversity and Environment, FAOLinks between policy action and technology development and adoption, incl. the UK-World Bank Policy Dialogue: Madhur Gautam, Lead Economist, Agriculture Global Practice, World BankClimate finance flows in the agriculture sector – findings from new analysis: Daniela Chiriac, Manager, Climate Policy Initiative
Presentation of Breakthrough Agenda Report 2023: Emerging recommendations for agriculture: Johan Swinnen, CGIAR Managing Director of Systems Transformation, CGIAR, and Director General of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Ministerial interventions: Breakthrough countries outline their priorities and profile existing work connected to the Agriculture Breakthrough
Closing remarks: Anne-Marie Trevelyan, Minister of State in the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, UK

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