Event

Fifth International Conference on Community Based Adaptation (CBA) to Climate Change

The conference aims to share the latest developments in adaptation planning and practices, priority sectors and measures at different levels and disseminate knowledge among stakeholders and communities. The specific objectives are to: bring different stakeholders and practitioners to share and discuss knowledge of Community Based Adaptation (CBA) planning and practices from different parts of the developing world, particularly Bangladesh; capture the latest learning from CBA planning and practices around the developing world; enhance capacity of the practitioners to help the most vulnerable groups and people in improving livelihoods in developing countries; share lessons learnt to facilitate integration of climate change into national and international development programmes; and disseminate lessons learnt at the conference through proceedings and immediate conference summary. Conference partners include: the Asian Development Bank (ADB); the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO); the UN Development Programme (UNDP); the UN Environment Programme (UNEP); the World Bank; the World Food Programme (WFP); and the World Health Organization (WHO).  

dates: 24-31 March 2011   venue: Dhaka Sheraton Hotel   location: Dhaka, Bangladesh   contact: Hannah Reid   phone: +44 207 3882117   e-mail: hannah.reid@iied.org   www: http://www.iisd.ca/ymb/climate/cba5/