The two day conference will feature three different streams, ensuring that the entire ecosystem will benefit from discussions, presentations and debates during the forum. These include:

Business & Policy

  • Enhancing productivity, efficacy and utility of land and water
  • Mitigating risk of competing demand on resources for food, feed and biofuel
  • Mobilization of saline strategies, indoor farming and climate resilient crops

Technical Stream A - Adaptation

  •   Management of Marginal Environments
  •   Sustainable natural resources management
  • Climate change impacts on agriculture

Technical Stream B - Mitigation

  •   Crop diversification and improvement
  •    Novel biotechnological approaches
  •   Climate smart agriculture for food security

GFIME will facilitate dialogue across the entire agriculture value chain between policymakers, donor and development agencies, scientists and experts and agribusiness.

  • Increase understanding of scale and impact of abiotic stresses in marginal environments
  • Discover successful strategies tackling the challenges of adapting to harsh environmental conditions through policies, projects and real world case studies
  • Develop partnerships, incubate projects and launch initiatives to innovate operations at the local, regional and international level
  • Accurately forecast future climate change scenarios
  • Harness the latest technology enabling innovation in marginal environments