South Asia Kick-­off Workshop

Sri Lanka Group Photo

The AgMIP South Asia Kick-off Workshop took place at the Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel in Colombo, Sri Lanka November 12-16, 2012. This workshop helped advance planning and implementation of the AgMIP integrated assessments in the South Asia region.

The goals of the workshop were to:

  • Build cohesiveness within and among regional AgMIP teams to achieve success across each region.
  • Consider stakeholders concerns and needs.
  • Review and refine protocols for AgMIP regional integrated climate change assessments.
  • Conduct training on AgMIP integrated assessment methods and tools.
  • Develop specific plans for carrying out AgMIP integrated assessments during the project.
  • Develop target publication outputs, including a book, developing a timetable for incrementally writing material such that the assessments are ready for publication by the end of the project.