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Food, agriculture, and climate at COP28 – and beyond

Anthony Cox - Senior Policy Advisor at Ecologic Institute. Ken Ash - Visiting Fellow at the Institute for International Trade, University of Adelaide & Director of Ash Global Insights. COP28 will see a welcome focus on food systems and agriculture with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Presidency pressing governments to commit to integrating food and agriculture more effectively into their national climate agendas. Our latest policy brief by Anthony Cox and Ken Ash highlights priority areas for the assembling governments to move from political declarations to concrete action.

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Funded under the EU Erasmus Plus Program, the Jean Monnet Network funds teaching and research on EU policies and fosters dialogue between academics, decision-makers and civil society actors around the world. 

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