Knowledge Sharing for Climate Change Adaption

National and International Policy - Linking Policy and Practice

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 keynote speaker for this theme is Dr Youba Sokona (Coordinator, African Climate Policy Centre)

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

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Links to each of the other main themes are set out below:Links 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; Ethiopia; Fellowship Programme; and agriculture & food security