South America Workshop

The South America Workshop was held August 1st-5th, 2011 at the University of Campinas in São Paulo, Brazil. The goals of this workshop were to:

  • Build a transdisciplinary community of AgMIP South American agricultural scientists with expertise in agronomy, climate, agricultural economics, and information technologies.

  • Demonstrate the research activities described in the AgMIP Protocols at pilot locations using multiple models.

  • Determine the key climate change-related questions for agriculture in South America.

  • Organize and begin a wider South American AgMIP Program, considering agricultural regional coverage.

  • Serve as prototype for future AgMIP Regional Workshops around the world.