• 12
    Nov
    2003
  • 14
    Nov
    2003
Workshop
Workshop on local coping strategies and technologies for adaptation

Time:

01:00 - 00:59

Venue:

New Delhi

City:

New Delhi

Country:

India

12-13 November 2003
New Delhi, India


Background

A workshop on local coping strategies and technologies for adaptation to climate change was held in New Delhi in November 2003 as part of the Climate Change Bazaar and Conferences organized by the Government of India.  The objective was to exchange information on regional and local coping strategies and indigenours technologis currently in use to address current climate, climate variability, extremes and long-term climate change.

Report on the workshop on local coping strategies and technologies for adaptation
Agenda
List of Participants   

Presentations

Exchange of experience on local coping strategies and technologies

Overview and cross-cutting issues

Presenter

Party/Organization

Subject

Mr. John Harding

UN ISDR

Community Coping Strategies - Integrating all of the factors of disaster risk(566 kB)

Mr. Bruce Hewitson

University of Cape Town

Impact of climate scenarios on vulnerability and coping (3806 kB)

Mr. Anand Patwardhan

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

Climate risk and adaptation: importance of local coping strategies (145 kB)

Mr. Selvaraju Ramasamy

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University 

Building socio-biophysical resilience: learning from smallholder farming community for
adaptation
 (588 kB)

Mr. Barry Smit  

University of Guelph 

Current coping strategies and adaptation to climate change (3561 kB)

Ms. Ko Barrett

USA

Mobilizing adaptation at the local level: the US approach (504 kB)

Mr. Thinley Namgyel 

Bhutan

Local coping strategies and technologies for adaptation to climate change: Bhutan (566 kB)

Drought and aridity

Presenter

Party/Organization

Subject

Mr. Sanjoy Bandyopadhyay

UNDP

Coping strategy and vulnerability reduction to climate extremes (313 kB)

Ms. Valentina Idrissova

Kazakhstan

Local strategies to cope with climate variability and droughts in current agricultural practices in Kazakhstan (334 kB)

Mr. Mohammad Reza Mazandarani Haeri

Centre for Sustainable Development, Iran

Qanat, a technology for harvesting ground water (3931 kB)

Mr. Patrick Mushove

ERMAL Natural Resources Consultancy, Zimbabwe 

Local level coping strategies to reduce impacts of droughts in southern Africa (120 kB)

Mr. Anthony Nyong

University of Jos, Nigeria

Livelihood strategies among poor rural households to cope with droughts in Northern Nigeria (262 kB)

Floods, cyclones and tropical storms

Papers:

Presenter

Party/Organization

Subject

Mr. Ahsan Uddin Ahmed

BUP Center for Water and Environment, Bangladesh

Observed adaptations during moderate and high-intensity floods in Bangladesh (1354 kB)

Mr. Suppakorn Chinvanno

START Regional Center, Thailand

Increasing flood risk in the lower Mekong river region and direction for future adaptation (483 kB)

Mr. Paul V. Desanker

Penn State University/Miombo Network

Community level coping strategies for  floods in Southern Africa (64 kB)

Ms. Lourdes Tibig

Philippines

Local coping strategies and local coping strategies and technologies for adaptation
in the in the Philippines
 (1769 kB)

Mr. Samrat Sengupta

WWF, India

Adverse impacts of climate change: Perception and responses of local community - Sunderban Delta (733 kB)

Bhutan Colombia India Iran Japan United Kingdom Uzbekistan 

Language:

English