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World Environment Day

04 June 2024

From tree planting in the Maldives and Kenya to the unveiling of large-scale city murals in the United States and activities in zoos across Ireland, Singapore and India, millions of people are coming together to mark this year’s Day.

United Nations Environment Programme

Mainstreaming land rights of the rural poor in the climate discourse: Side event

05 June 2023

The aim of this event is increasing public understanding of the links between climate change, disasters, and land tenure rights, and bringing land tenure issues in the climate change discourse, listening particularly to the voices of civil society and youth. The discussion is also expected to bring forth some ideas for action both for the new GFAR Collective Action on land tenure and climate change, and for policy makers.    

The Global Forum on Agricultural Research and Innovation
Asian NGO Coalition (ANGOC)
Land Portal Foundation
Young Professionals for Agricultural Development

The 50th Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS)

10 October 2022 - 13 October 2022

A full-day ministerial segment on coordinating policy responses to the global food crisis; endorse newly agreed Policy Recommendations on Promoting Youth Engagement and Employment in Agriculture and Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition; and focus on boosting responsible investment in sustainable agriculture and food system.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Applications of Remote Sensing-Based Evapotranspiration Data Products for Agricultural and Water Resource Management

01 June 2022 - 15 June 2022

Evapotranspiration (ET) is the process by which the land surface returns water to the atmosphere in the form of moisture. ET is a very important part of the water cycle in the Earth system. It is the sum of evaporation from bare soil and transpiration from vegetation. For a given watershed, the supply of water from precipitation, surface and groundwater can be depleted via ET.