Adaptation and resilience are highly important to all countries, especially those that are developing. The latest reports from IPCC have shown that the world is not ready to handle with the impacts of climate crises, such as extreme weather events that are on the rise.
Several events will also occur, the schedule is as follows:
1. FAST – Food and Agriculture for Sustainable Transformation Initiative
This session will officially launch the FAST initiative, which hopes to increase climate finance contributions for the agriculture sector and food systems. The most vulnerable countries will be targeted.
2. iCAN – Initiative on Climate Action & Nutrition
This initiative will help to create collaborations, increase action, address a nexus and reduce risks. The session hopes to raise awareness for malnutrition and to increase support and investment.
3. Climate Responses for Sustaining Peace (CRSP) Initiative Official Launch
Around the world, conflict, climate change, natural disasters and environmental degradation is increasing and creating vulnerability and insecurity.
4. "Shaping the way forward on Adaptation Action and Support"
This session will discuss how to increase progress for adaptation, including developing a monitoring system, raising funds, and increasing support for the development of NAPS.
5. How to avert, minimize, and address Loss and Damage to infrastructure (Focus on Early Action and Early Warning Systems)
AI and data analytics for early warning systems will be discussed to reduce the aftermath of extreme weather events. They will also discuss how to increase funds.
6. Adaptation Technologies
Practical and implementable technology solutions that can be used within developing countries will be discussed, to help these countries adapt to climate change.
7. "From Malabo to Sharm El Sheikh": Enhancing climate resilience and agriculture sustainability to attain food security in Africa
This session will highlight the changes made in Africa and the Arab countries between the 2014 Malabo Declaration to COP27. Discussions concerning scientific findings and research that has focused on agriculture; as well as discussions on the data that will help make adaptive decisions.
8. Innovative tools by the private sector in Agriculture and Food Systems
The role of the private sector and multinational telecommunications companies, in investing in technological innovation of climate smart-agriculture and food initiatives, will be discussed.
9. Finance for Climate Smart Agriculture and De-risking the Agriculture Sector
The session will look into how to increase investments for Climate Smart Agriculture, de-risking schemes and agricultural finance.
10. Food Security, Nutrition and Climate Change
Food security and nutrition within developing countries will be discussed. The discussions will include findings, potential action and support, interventions and attracting funds.
11. KJWA Ministerial Panel
The “Koronivia joint work on agriculture” calls for the issues on the vulnerabilities of agriculture to climate change to be addressed.
12. AIM for C Ministerial
This session hopes in increase Egypt and the UAE’s roles in agriculture through the Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate (AIM for Climate (AIM4C). This is a joint initiative between the US and the UAE.