Singapore supports agriculture innovation initiative by USA and UAE governments

Date: 2021.11.03

The Governments of the United States and the United Arab Emirates will be announcing the launch of the Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate (AIM for Climate) during the World Leaders’ Summit at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow on 2 November, supported by Singapore.

The other high-level events taking place with senior government leaders on 5 November at the UAE Pavilion, COP26 and on 6 November at US Centre, COP26.

AIM for Climate was jointly previewed in April 2021 by the USA President Joe Biden and HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, at President Biden's Leaders’ Summit on Climate. It has since garnered the support of over 30 countries, the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

AIM for Climate will mark the first major global initiative of its kind to catalyse greater investments in climate-smart agriculture (CSA) and global food systems innovation to enhance resilience in the often-overlooked agricultural sector to climate change impacts and create co-benefits of climate action. It is supported by a diverse and influential coalition of over 70 partners who will drive the initiative’s cause over the next five years (2021–2025).

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