Climate change adaptations for sustainable agriculture in Pakistan | Hammad Naqi Khan | TEDxLCWU
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Hammad Naqi Khan is the CEO of WWF-Pakistan. Hammad was a member of Senior Executive Team for Asia Pacific Growth Strategy and has also represented Asia Pacific in Network Executive Team of WWF-International, from 2015 to 2018.
In his talk he presents a framework for action by emphasizing the importance of tree plantation to offset global warming and climate change. He shares his vision of a clean and green Pakistan, and how key stakeholders can play their role to protect from the hazards such as urban flooding as recently witnessed. Addressing the agricultural sector he emphasizes on adaptation as a solution for the local farmers and for sustainability. Hammad Naqi Khan is the CEO of WWF-Pakistan. Hammad has more than 30 years of professional experience in climate change adaptations, sustainable agriculture with focus on improving farmer’s livelihood, market transformation & greening supply chain, food security, water management, resource mobilization and partnership building. As Global Cotton Leader (Aug 2011 to July 2014) under WWF-International’s Market Transformation Initiative (MTI), Hammad has lead advocacy approaches, representing WWF in multilateral fora and other policy dialogues. Hammad was a member of Senior Executive Team (SET) for Asia Pacific Growth Strategy (APGS) and has also represented Asia Pacific in Network Executive Team (NET) of WWF-international from 2015 to July 2018; in addition he was a member of SWG and WWF GEF Steering Committee. Hammad is a non-official member of Pakistan Climate Change Committee chaired by Prime Minister and also Fellow of Leadership for Environment and Development (LEAD) Program. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx