Message 2: A 2015 agreement should acknowledge the importance of agriculture for food security and livelihoods and the role it can play to help meet global adaptation and mitigation goals. Agriculture should not be excluded from the commitments made by countries.
This section includes farmers’ quotes in support of key message 2. The quotes will be in text, sound or video format.
“Agriculture worldwide must create comprehensive strategies and policies that will equip farmers with the tools to properly mitigate and adapt to the effects of climate change and foster the ability for continued research. This is a global effort and responsibility..”
Ron Bonnett, President, Canadian Federation of Agriculture, and Member of the Board of the World Farmers Organisation