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Wednesday, September 16, 2015

World Symposium on Climate Change Adaption

2-4 September 2015. Manchester, United Kingdom. The World Symposium on Climate Change Adaption focused on “innovative approaches to implement climate change adaptation”, contributed to the further development of this fast-growing field.

The event was a joint initiative by Manchester Metropolitan University (UK), the Research and Transfer Centre “Applications of Life Sciences” of the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (Germany) and the Baltic University Programme in Uppsala (Sweden), in cooperation with the International Climate Change Information Programme (ICCIP) and the United Nations University initiative “Regional Centres of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development” (RCE).

Extract of the program:
  • Promoting Climate Change Adaptation in Developing Countries: breaking misconceptions and addressing information needs  
  • West African farmers’ climate change adaptation: from technological change towards transforming institutions 
  • Adapting to the Inevitable: The Case of Tanbi Wetland National Park, The Gambia
  • Translators of climate change science or promoters of low-carbon futures? Climate change and education in the Gambia
  • Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation into Development Strategies in The Gambia – The Adaptation Paradigm between Resilience and Transformation
  • Assessing climate change vulnerability to support adaptive agricultural practices in the sahel
  • Integrated crop and seed production systems under water/irrigation management in Sub-Saharan Africa: case study of Mali 
  • Climate change adaptive strategies and biodiversity conservation in Oti’s plain of Togo
  • A Stochastic Weather Generator Model for Hydroclimatic Prevision in Urban Floods Risk Assessment in Abidjan District of Cote d’Ivoire
  • Influence of climate change on coyam production in Aba Agricultural Zone of Abia State, Nigeria
  • Challenges of Climate Change Adaptation in Nigeria’s Niger Delta Region 
  • Adaptation of the Artisanal fisherfolks to Climate Change in the Coastal Region of Ondo State, Nigeria 
  • Citrus and Tomato Farmers’ Perception and Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change in Northern Nigeria
  • Analysis of Climate Change Adaptation Measures Used by Rural Dwellers in The Southeast and Southern Zone of Nigeria
  • Impact of Climate Change on the Livelihood of Arable Crop Farmers in Southwest, Nigeria
  • Livelihood options as adaptation to climate variability among households in rural Southwest Nigeria: emerging concerns and reactions
  • Rural women belief system and attitude toward climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies in Nigeria
  • Peoples’ Perception, Awareness and Adaptation to Climate Change in Osun State, Nigeria
  • Climate Change Induced Water Scarcity: Factors Influencing Rural Farmers’ Adoption of Agricultural Water Technologies and Innovations in Lare Division Nakuru County, Kenya
  • Funding mechanisms and financing climate change adaptation Martin Schoenberg, Climate Change Capital, UK 
  • An Overview of the Impacts of Climate Change on Food Security and Nutrition in Kenya
  • Addressing the Financing Gap for Adaptation in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Countries
  • Wetlands Biodiversity, Livelihoods and Climate Change Implications in the Ruaha River Basin, Tanzania
  • Climate Variability and Food Security in Tanzania. Evidence from western Bagamoyo
  • Climate change threatens major tourist attractions and tourism in the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
  • A Review on the Impact of Climate Change on Food Security and Malnutrition in the Sahel Region of Cameroon
  • Small scale rain- and floodwater harvesting for horticulture in central-northern Namibia for livelihood improvement and as an adaption strategy to climate change
  • Mobilising private sector funds for climate change adaptation – Nordic Climate Facility (NCF) as a case study
  • Integrating Microfinance, Climate Finance and Climate Change Adaptation: A Sub-Saharan Africa Perspective

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