ADB Workshop on Regional Economics of Climate Change

© ABD17 August 2009: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) organized a “National Expert Workshop for Regional Economics of Climate Change in South Asia,” in Colombo, Sri Lanka to address technologies and options available to confront climate change in the country.

Opening the workshop, Richard Vokes, Country Director, ADB, hoped participants would evaluate the results of scoping work on the status of climate change studies in Sri Lanka and identify research gaps and needs with the aim to improve understanding of the economics of climate change and facilitate the adoption of programs, projects, plans, and policies dealing with adaptation and mitigation. [Speech by Richard Vokes]