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NARO Scientist contributes to writing and compilation of IPCC-AR6-WG2 Report as CLA

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Sixth Assessment Report of the Working Group 2 (IPCC-AR6-WG2 Report) was published on 28 February 2022 (External Link). Dr. HASEGAWA Toshihiro, Leader, Impact Assessment and Adaptation Group, Division of Climate Change Adaptation Research, Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO), contributed to the writing and compilation of Chapter 5 on "Food, fibre and other ecosystem products" of the IPCC-AR6-WG2 Report as a Coordinating Lead Author (CLA). He also joined the writing team of the Summary for Policymakers (SPM) and Technical Summary (TS) for the whole WG2 as a Lead Author (LA). He attended the 55th Session of the IPCC and the 12th session of WG2 held for approval of the IPCC-AR6-WG2 Report. He also contributed to revising of report in response to the comments from the member states. In addition, WAKATSUKI Hitomi, a researcher of the same Group, also contributed to Chapter 5 as a chapter scientist and to Chapter 5 and 9 on "Africa" as a contributing author.