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SPG Coalition Events

The SPG Coalition provides a platform for sharing and disseminating information about best practices, lessons learned, and innovative, evidence-based approaches for sustainable productivity growth. To this end, the SPG Coalition hosts and participates in diverse events.

Recent SPG Coalition Events

  • Sustainable Agricultural Productivity Growth: COP27 and Beyond (November 2, 2022) This webinar, hosted by the SPG Coalition in the leadup to COP27, focused on the critical role of agricultural productivity growth for feeding the world now and into the future while simultaneously reducing GHG emissions from agricultural production. (Two-page synopsis of the webinar (PDF, 261 KB))
  • Accelerating Agricultural Productivity Growth for a Sustainable, Resilient World (October 4, 2022): This global conference started with the release of the 2022 Global Agricultural Productivity Report, which found that global agricultural productivity growth is in steep decline and that agricultural productivity must increase from the current low of 1.12 percent to 1.73 percent per year to feed the world in 2050. Nine SPG Coalition members then highlighted initiatives they are undertaking to increase sustainable productivity growth for food security and resource conservation.
  • Members’ Seminar Series on Sharing Best Practices and Lessons Learned (April 26, 2022): The first seminar in the series included presentations by Dr. Ismahane Elouafi, Chief Scientist, UN Food and Agriculture Organization; Mr. Craig Hanson, Vice President (Food, Forests, Water & the Ocean), World Resources Institute; and Mr. Matthew Worrell, Agriculture Minister Counsellor, Embassy of Australia in Washington, DC.
  • Innovation Showcase at USDA’s Agricultural Outlook Forum (February 25, 2022): This fast-paced event focused on innovative and creative solutions to help farmers and food systems keep pace with evolving needs and challenges, enhancing the health of the planet and the wellbeing of current and future generations. The event showcased a number of SPG Coalition members’ projects.
    Viewing Instructions

    Register to view on-demand content and search the calendar in the virtual auditorium for "L3: USDA Lightning Talks on Productivity and Innovation"

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