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Restoring Degraded Forests and Soils for Climate Mitigation: A Regenerative Model for Rural Communities

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Restoring Degraded Forests and Soils for Climate Mitigation: A Regenerative Model for Rural Communities

Breakfast briefing on how Sierra Gorda is helping Mexico achieve its targets under the Paris Climate Agreement, working with small land-holders engaged in ranching and farming.  Breakfast is available form 8:30, and briefing will begin promptly at 9am. 

If you wish to attend, please sign up using this link:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MCFA_Environmental_Breakfast

(Please note: Space is limited and photo IDs are required to access the building. If you have any further questions please email marli.roccanova@mitsubishicorp.com)

The Road to 2020: Accelerating Action to Remove Tropical Deforestation from Commodity Supply Chains

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The Road to 2020: Accelerating Action to Remove Tropical Deforestation from Commodity Supply Chains

The Commodities and Forests Agenda 2020: Ten Priorities to Remove Tropical Deforestation from Commodity Supply Chains, prepared by Climate Focus and published by Tropical Forest Alliance 2020, is intended to serve as a framework for action at the global and regional level in order to accelerate progress in addressing commodity-driven deforestation.
 
By proposing a shared set of priorities, the Commodity and Forests Agenda 2020 aims to improve collaboration and coordination among stakeholders to address commodity-driven deforestation. 
 

Urban Food Policy Forum: Litigation as a Strategy for Defending and Advancing Food Policy

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Urban Food Policy Forum: Litigation as a Strategy for Defending and Advancing Food Policy

Calorie or food labeling, misleading food advertising, taxes on sugary beverages, eligibility requirements for public food benefits—all these and more are food policy debates that have reached the court room for resolution. Food and nutrition advocates, government officials and the food industry have each used litigation to advance their food policy objectives. This panel discussion will explore the advantages and disadvantages of litigation as a strategy for policy change and promoting food equity.

Raise Your Voice and Take Action For a Healthy Planet

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Raise Your Voice and Take Action For a Healthy Planet

Raise Your Voice is about taking action for a healthy planet - rescuing old forests and reducing carbon emissions. Together we can regenerate communities and nature. That night will be the kickoff of an inclusive and practical approach to offsetting events, trips, and offices - your carbon footprint can contribute to conservation and local resilience.

Agriculture and climate change: How multistakeholder actors are driving positive change and innovation

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Agriculture and climate change: How multistakeholder actors are driving positive change and innovation

This event aims to share information for sound implementation and scaling up of CSA, and to highlight the work of the Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture (GACSA), its Action Groups, and multistakeholder members towards meeting CSA goals. Discussion will be centered on regional-level innovation, financing CSA and metrics.