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“We are here to send a strong message to the world that we are taking a historical and meaningful step in addressing the most important issue of our time.”– USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack. View the entire statement from the USDA Secretary on 16 Dec 2009 at: Release No. 0615.09
“There are opportunities to reduce agricultural greenhouse gas emissions and increase carbon sequestration by improving efficiency and productivity of agricultural systems through improved management practices and technologies. This can also help to build the resilience and adaptive capacity of these systems to meet the increasing demand for food in a sustainable manner.”– Joint Ministerial Statement
See and hear Croplands Research Group Co-Chair, Steven Shafer, speak about planned activities at the Second Senior Officials Meeting in Versailles France in March 2011: Video from Paddy Rice and Croplands Research Groups
Speech by USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack on the GRA and other issues with China.
View statement at: Release No. 0497.11
Joint statement on USA-UK Higher Education, Science, and Innovation Collaboration from President Barack Obama and Prime Minister David Cameron.
View statement at: 25 May 2011
Joint statement from US State Department, USDA, and USAID on the development of the Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture to support the activities of the GRA: Joint Statement
The USA supports the Global Research Alliance with involvement in each of the following research groups:
Croplands Research Group, USA as co-chair of the firstname.lastname@example.org
Livestock Research Groupmark.email@example.com
Paddy Rice Research Groupdavid.firstname.lastname@example.org
Integrative Research Groupncavallaro@nifa.usda.gov