The St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies, in conjunction with the Agricultural Development Bank, has launched an international conference on the Impact of Climate Change on food, nutrition and security.

The launch took place on Wednesday at the ADB head office in Port of Spain. It is meant to explore questions related to challenges to be faced, especially regarding what has been described as food insecurity.

The conference itself will take place November 12 to 16, at the Radisson Hotel in Port of Spain. Its aims will be to share new research experience and findings in sustainable agriculture, with special reference to food security, a statement from the UWI has said.

It adds that attendees will get the opportunity to learn from world-changing thinkers and innovators in Agriculture research, on how to address these challenges, in an era of climate change.