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Action Pledges

Title

Regional Adaptation Workshops

Partner Adaptation Partnership (AP)

Date of submission 29/03/2012

Description

Action Pledge 2

The Adaptation Partnership organizes regional workshops to convene stakeholders involved in the scaling up of adaptation efforts to highlight regional priorities and gaps, identify opportunities for enhanced cooperation, and share lessons learned.  In 2010, the partnership held one Iberoamerican workshop.  By 2011, workshops were held on topics including: mainstreaming adaptation into development planning, adaptation and disaster risk reduction, adaptation and climate services, knowledge development regarding climate scenarios, glacial lake management for the Andes and Himalayas, and climate smart agriculture. In 2012, workshops are being planned around regional priorities including coastal zone management, systematized climate monitoring, and more cliamte resilient agriculture.

Further information

For findings from past workshops and information on upcoming workshops, please see: http://www.adaptationpartnership.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4&Itemid=6

Regional focus Africa and the Arab States
Asia and the Pacific
Caribbean and Central America
Least Developed Countries
North America
Small Island Developing States
South America
Sector Education and training
Food security, agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Oceans and coastal areas
Science, assessment, monitoring and early warning
Terrestrial ecosystems
Transport, infrastructure and human settlements
Water resources
Adaptation delivery activity Capacity building
Climate-resilient development planning
Communications and awareness-raising
Disaster risk reduction
Education
Knowledge management
Pilot adaptation programmes/projects
Training
NWP work area Adaptation planning and practices
Climate modelling, scenarios and downscaling
Climate related risks and extreme events
Data and observations
Methods and tools
Research
Socio-economic information
Technologies for adaptation
Target group Academics
Communities
Policy makers
Practitioners
Private sector

Organizations, institutions and private sector companies at all levels and in a wide range of sectors can become engaged with the NWP by becoming a partner and making Action Pledges. Information about how organizations can become engaged with work on adaptation under the NWP can be found here.


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