25 Feb 2014 - 12:09am | Syed Miraz Ahmed
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), in partnership with Aaranyak (one of the HICAP partners in India), the National Institute of Administrative Research (NIAR) and GIZ, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, the German Society for International Cooperation, is organizing a two day Conference on Climate Change Adaptation: Priorities for Research, Policy and Practices in North East India, in Guwahati between 25 and 26 February 2014 under the Adaptation to Change Regional Programme.
Partha Jyoti Das, Programme Head, Water, Climate & Hazard (WATCH), Aaranyak said this addressing a pre-conference Press Meet held at Gauri Sadan, Monday. The 2 day event is scheduled to begin 10 am tomorrow at the NEDFi Conference Hall.
The conference is aimed to boost engagements in climate change adaptation discourse and policy processes in the Brahmaputra Basin in North East India.
The conference will bring together select international and national experts, researchers, policymakers, and practitioners dealing with climate change policies and livelihoods.
The objectives of the conference are to explore ways to institutionalize a platform for sharing know-how on climate change-related policy, research, and practice in Northeast India; create opportunities for networking and engagement with policymakers to support informed decision making; and share information and knowledge about climate change adaptation in Northeast India.