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Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change

Source:  International Institute for Environment and Development 

Date: July 2016

Description: The 11th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA11) to climate change took place in Kampala, Uganda from 26-29 June 2017. Field visits accompanying the conference took place in various parts of Uganda from 22-25 June.

See complete coverage from CBA11, ranging from daily round-ups and videos of the conference, to poster and photos collections. 

Community-based adaptation to climate change (CBA) focuses on empowering communities to use their own knowledge and decision-making processes to take action on climate change. CBA11 provided an opportunity to review the latest developments in CBA practice, policy and theory with participants from around the world.

This year's conference highlighted the benefits and challenges of using natural resources and ecosystems as part of adaptation work.

The conference was designed for practitioners, policymakers, planners and donors working on community-based adaptation at all levels and scales. The event enhanceed the capacity of stakeholders to work together to improve the livelihoods of those most vulnerable to climate change.

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