UNFCCC Toolkit: Call To Action

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Powerpoints and Tweets

PowerPoint presentations

This ready to download Powerpoint will help you present this guide to various audience, and demonstrate the various situations this guide can be used in.

Ready to use Tweets and Facebook updates

Social media requires brevity and the ability to develop succinct but effective messages. The following are examples of how the key messages of this guide could be re-written for Twitter format, under 140 characters:

Promotional Tweets

NEW 4 #Paris2015: #UNFCCC toolkit with latest facts & key messages on ag & #climatechange @farmingfirst @cgiarclimate

.@farmingfirst @cta @cgiar_climate UNFCCC toolkit updated to help YOU communicate importance of #ag in #climatechange

Key message Tweets – General

Farmers are experiencing impacts of #climatechange NOW & need policy makers, NGOs, govts. & biz to take action

#Paris2015 agreement should recognise ag’s role in #foodsecurity, livelihoods & global adaptation & mitigation goals

#Paris2015 agreement should deploy finance, inputs & training to help farmers adapt & mitigate #climatechange

Countries prioritise #ag in Intended Nationally Determined #climate commitments, funding needed! 

National policy processes should combine food security, adaptation & mitigation in 1 approach for best results #COP21

Trade-offs between food production & mitigation goals must be carefully managed.@cgiarclimate Read more

Financing for mitigation AND adaptation must be part of #Paris2015 agreement @ctaflash

New Green Climate Fund (GCF) must provide stable, long-term support to adaptation & mitigation in #ag @farmingfirst

Our most important challenge is not to invent new practices & approaches, but to share what already works #COP21

Key Message Tweets – SBSTA Meeting

On early warning systems and risk management: 

SBSTA & ADP negotiations must feed into each other to be effective @cgiarclimate @farmingfirst #COP21 Read more

Extreme weather undermines development progress, constrains economic growth & threatens food production #COP21

Systematic risk management plays critical role in assuring future #ag production & access to food and water @ctaflash

Climate action needs access to high-quality scientific info – urgent need to build capacity worldwide @farmingfirst

Investments in climate-related information tailored to farmers are critical for risk-management plans @cgiarclimate

Supporting and investing in infrastructure and systems to share information is crucial @ctaflash #COP21

Building early warning and risk management systems at national & regional levels is key #COP21Read more

On assessment of risks and vulnerabilities:

Improving localised knowledge of where risks are in each region is essential for #ag to adapt to #climatechange

Assessments must take into account geographic, ecological & socio-economic characteristics of landscapes #COP21

Risk assessments must extend beyond production & consider biodiversity, ecosystems, nutrition & food security #COP21

Sample Facebook / LinkedIn Posts

Sample Facebook/LinkedIn posts

NEW for Paris Climate Change Conference – the UNFCCC Toolkit on agriculture & climate change from Farming First, CCAFS and CTA has been updated with the latest knowledge and information to assist your outreach activities! Featuring all-new key messages, factsheets, useful websites and dozens of detailed briefs & papers, this is your one-stop shop for all you need to communicate the importance of agriculture in climate change negotiations: bit.ly/ff-unfccc

Farming First, CCAFS and CTA team up to update the UNFCCC toolkit – your essential guide to agriculture’s role in the United Nations processes and global climate debate. Impress your audiences using the key messages, facts, websites, briefs and papers in your engagement activities updated for #Paris2015: bit.ly/ff-unfccc