The conference envisions "Innovation" as the key component of Indian Agricultural Advancement.
In this precarious situation of limited resources and opportunities to scale and grow, agriculture is being challenged by the monstrous adversities brought in by climate change. Though farmers appear to get pushed to the wall in adapting to the change and mitigate the emerging risks, Country is in no less complex situation. The humongous task of balancing the triple challenges of 'maintaining consumer price', 'enhancing farm profitability' and 'promoting resource use efficiency' is making the journey of food security daunting and unnerving.
In general, we need a better understanding of the economics of climate change — the costs and benefits of action and inaction. We need to improve our understanding of the institutional implications of different policy options.
"Even with the Paris Agreement on climate change, our planet is heading for a global warming of around 3° C," said Ibrahim Thiaw, deputy chief UN Global Environment "Our survival depends on learning to live on a hotter planet with more extreme weather, erratic rainfall and rising sea levels".
Global Agri Connect 2017 provides a platform to agriculture stakeholders to effectively adapt to climate change for developing guidance to accelerate climate adaptation. The resulting ideas of global knowledge to understand what works and what doesn't, is envisioned to be used by Institutions, communities and companies to successfully integrate climate adaptation into their investment decisions. In that way, every technology, every crop field becomes an opportunity to become more resilient.
GAC 2017 is bringing together international partners, including leading knowledge institutes, businesses, NGO's, local and national governments, international organizations and financial institution " to leverage the prestigious and globally recognized platform to impress upon the stakeholders to showcase excellence, improve knowledge, catalyze action and influence policy on critical important themes of agricultural development."
Large Scale Participation of