Knowledge Sharing for Climate Change Adaption

AfricaAdapt Climate Change Symposium 2011

Associated Organization: AfricaAdapt

Nearly 200 researchers, civil society actors, donors, government officials, NGO practitioners and media specialists gathered in Addis Ababa to share and learn at this 3-day event. The presentations and extended abstracts for all papers from this exciting event can now be accessed here, via the Project Resources tab for each of the key symposium themes.

Themes: Agriculture, fisheries and food security, Crosscutting Issues, Energy, Forestry, Gender, Health, International climate negotiations, Poverty and vulnerability, Water

Regions: Central Africa, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa

Countries: Algeria, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

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Overview:

The papers and presentations have been arranged according to the main themes of the symposium.  Follow the links below for each theme, and the papers and presentations can be found under the 'Project Resources' tab within each theme. 

Links to each of the main themes are set out below:                                      National and international policy: Linking policy and practiceLinks between adaptation, mitigation and low carbon, or “climate compatible” developmentNew thinking on community-led responses: From local to globalThe roles of media and intermediaries in translating, sharing, and advocatingRoles of local and indigenous knowledge in addressing climate changeSpecial panels on gender and youth; agriculture; Ethiopia; and the Fellowship Programme