Knowledge Sharing for Climate Change Adaption

New thinking on community-led responses: From local to global

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. Lindiwe Sibanda (CEO, Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network - FANRPARN).

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: Chad, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Niger, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda

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Overview: Welcome to the Symposium theme on media!Click on the buttons above for:

  • Project news -get live blogs and videos following the action at the symposium
  • Project resources - view the all the papers for this theme
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  • Project discussion - Comment on each paper as it is discussed at the symspoium. Your comments may be read out to the conference panels in Addis by our Knowledge Sharing Officers.


The other themes are:National and international policy: Linking policy and practiceLinks between adaptation, mitigation and low carbon, or “climate compatible” developmentThe roles of media and intermediaries in translating, sharing, and advocatingRoles of local and indigenous knowledge in addressing climate change

Special panels on gender and youth; agriculture; Ethiopia; and the Fellowship Programme