Platform for African – European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development

Monday, September 8, 2014

Community Based Adaptation and Resilience in East and Southern Africa's Drylands

1 - 4 September 4, 2014. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. CARE Ethiopia hosted an event focusing on community-based adaptation and resilience, event together with CARE’s Adaptation Learning Programme (ALP), the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) and the International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE).

The conference will explored:
  1. What is the added value that CBA practical experience brings to achieving resilience in dryland communities? 
  2. ow are climate change and related responses exacerbating the entrenched drivers of differential vulnerability among communities living in drylands? What are the barriers and drivers to change? 
  3. What would an integrated and coherent approach to achieving resilience in vulnerable dryland communities look like?

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