7th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) to Climate Change
Theme:Mainstreaming CBA into national and local planning
Date: 18th to 25th April, 2013
Place: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Aims and Objectives
The conference aims to:
Share the latest developments in mainstreaming community-based adaptation into international, national and local planning and processes.
Specific objectives include:
- Bringing together climate scientists, policy makers, practitioners and other stakeholders to share knowledge in relation to mainstreaming community-based adaptation into international, national and local planning and processes.
- Ultimately to enhance the capacity of the most vulnerable groups and people, improve their livelihoods and integrate lessons learnt on CBA into local, national and international planning for development and climate change.
- Disseminating lessons learnt at the conference through immediate online event coverage and ensuing conference proceedings.
How to participate
The workshop is open to anyone interested in community-based adaptation: particularly policymakers, non-governmental organisations, research and policy institutes, academics, and practitioners with a particular focus on grassroots adaptation work.
Attendance is limited to 250 participants, all of whom must complete an online application form (accessed at: www.iied.org). For those who can fund themselves, applications are due by 28 February 2013. Participants requiring funding (from developing countries only) should make this clear on their application form and must ensure their application form reaches conference organizers by 31 January 2013.
More information: www.iied.org/cba7