Creating an Enabling Environment for Scaling up Climate Smart Agriculture: The Road to Paris

Publication date: 
26 August 2015
Tshilidzi Madzivhandila

Three months before the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Paris, France in December 2015.

  • The UNFCCC entered into force on 21 March 1994.
  • The first COP took place in Berlin in 1995.
  • Africa: agriculture and land use is critical importance in the negotiations
    • to ensure food security and economic growth of the continent.  

Placing agriculture at centre of negotiations