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Trade and Nature: Trade-offs and Solutions - Trade, Biodiversity and Climate Change
The TRADE Hub international webinar series aims to disseminate the project’s key findings under certain key themes to a wider audience and to provide a discussion platform with key stakeholders worldwide.

Objectives of the webinar series
• To identify and share case studies from our focal countries, emphasising gaps in understanding trade and it’s social and environmental implications, and how these are being addressed within the TRADE Hub
• To present recent findings and methods of the project
• To clarify the boundaries of the intractable challenge that the TRADE Hub is addressing, and demonstrate how we have created impact, and the plans to continue building on this impact

Simon Sharpe, Deputy Director, Policy Campaigns, COP26, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
Tim Benton, Research Director, Emerging Risks/ Director, Environment and Society Programme, Chatham House
Angela Francis, Chief Advisor, Economics and Economic Development, WWF-UK
Marcelo Furtado, Chief Sustainability Officer and partner, ZScore/ Board Chair, World Resources Institute Brazil
Herry Purnomo, Scientist at CIFOR – Center for International Forestry Research World Agroforestry, Professor at Bogor Agricultural University

Our discussion will include answers to the questions:
• What is the outlook for evolving global trade policies in relation to climate change and biodiversity, particularly in Indonesia, the UK, and Brazil?
• How can the Forest, Agriculture and Commodity Trade Dialogue (FACT Dialogue), newly launched at COP26, contribute to meeting the goal of halting and reversing forest loss by 2030?

Nov 23, 2021 12:00 PM in London

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