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.