Developing Countries, Adaptation
Excerpt:The international conference on 'Managing Protected Areas under Climate Change will take place from 24-26 September, 2012. The event is addressing the management of protected areas with a special focus on adaptation management strategies, monitoring changes and flexible responses to future developments. ...
Excerpt:The aim of the workshop is to enhance conceptual and empirical insights into barriers to adaptation by synthesizing current knowledge from diverse disciplinary research streams. ...
Excerpt:The Directorate General of Climate Action has launched a public consultation on a proposed EU Adaptation Strategy. Key stakeholders, relevant organisations and adaptation experts are invited to provide feedback that could be used to develop the strategy from 21 May - 20 August 2012.
Excerpt:Final call for CEU Summer school on 'Adaptive Thinking for Navigating the Anthropocence'. The key topics, adaptation and adaptive government, will be regarded from both the social and natural science perspective. The event is taking place from 25 June - 6 July, 2012 in Budapest, Hungary. The deadline for application has been extended to 30 April.
Excerpt:The School of Environmental Sciences at the University of East Anglia is currently offering a position as Reader in Climate Change. The post is available from 1 September, 2012. Deadline for applications is 12 noon on Friday 4 May, 2012.
Excerpt:IITA seeks a qualified Post-doc Fellow in Agricultural Economics and Policy to work on ex-ante evaluation of technologies, investments, and policy reforms aiming to guide research priority setting and the strategic planning processes at the IITA. The initial appointment is for two years at Ibadan, Nigeria including travel within and outside Africa.
Excerpt:On 23 March, 2012 the European Climate Adaptation Platform CLIMATE-ADAPT was launched by the European Commission. The platform is developed for the European Commission by a consortium led by Alterra. It supports the development of the knowledge base required for policy development on climate adaptation. ...
Excerpt:In March 2012 a two day conference will be held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on "The governance of adaptation". Topics to be discussed include: the framing of adaptation problems and goals, modes of governance and available instruments, agency and leadership in adaptation governance, science-policy interaction and adaptation. ...
Excerpt:Online training courses at EIA Campus are available free of charge to past and current IAIA (Internationale Association for Impact Assessment) members from developing countries and countries in transition.
Excerpt:The aim of Ecocultures 2012 is to advance knowledge of how communities adapt successfully to social-ecological change, maintain resilience and enhance wellbeing. The conference will present and synthesise the best, current, multi-disciplinary perspectives of the barriers and bridges encountered by Ecocultures.