Climate Change Symposium 2011-AfricaAdapt Addis Ababa, March 9-11

The 2011 AfricaAdapt Climate Change symposium will be taking place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from march 9-11, 2011, It will bring together hundreds of participants from Africa and beyond to discuss, learn and debate on climate change and development inn Africa.

As the impacts of Climate Change continue to accelerate on the African continent, threatening the livelihoods of millions of people, there is an urgent need to strengthen research, policy, advocacy and action. This symposium will help showcase the new ideas and action that are emerging from Africa in response to the Challenges posed by Climate Change,

AfricaAdapt is hosted by Environment and Development in the Third World (ENDA-TM); Forum for Agriculture Research in Africa (FARA); IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre(ICPAC); and Institute of Development Studies (IDS). The Network os funded through the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Climate Change Adaptation in Africa Programme.

Check out the details of the Symposium including outputs on www.adaptation2011.net