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DEVELOPMENT AND CLIMATE DAYS AT UNFCCC COP 13

8-9 December 2007, Bali Indonesia

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The entrance to the venue
The garden of the conference center.
 

Web coverage:

Saturday, 8 Dec | Sunday, 9 Dec

Highlights for Sunday, 9 December 2007

Sunday, 9 December, included sessions on: Food and Agriculture; Community-based adaptation to Climate Change; Increasing Clean Development Investments in Developing Countries, to enable them to Leapfrog onto a Clean Development Pathway, and concluded with a panel discussion on communicating to communities, across sectors and timescales.

Richard Klein, Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Sweden

Peter Kenmore, FAO, introduced a recent publication “Climate Change and Food Security: a framework document. Diana Liverman, Oxford University, UK

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Food and Agriculture panel. From left to right: Krystel Dossou, Women's Organisation for Energy, Nagmeldin Goutbi Elhassan, Ministry of Environment Sudan, Louis Verchot, Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, (CGIAR), Mark Radka, UNEP, Diana Liverman, Oxford University, UK, Francis Johnson, SEI, Sweden.

Participants during a coffee break.

Barry Smit, University of Guelph, Canada, reported on engaging with local communities to identify key vulnerabilities in the Arctic in an integrated and policy-orientated manner.

Dwijen Mallick, Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS) Lisa Westerhof, University of Guelph, Canada

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Community-based Adaptation to Climate Change panel. From left to right: Dwijen Mallick, BCAS, Barry Smit, University of Guelph, Canada, Mozaharul Alam, BCAS, Atiq Rahman, BCAS, Rachel Berger, Practical Action, UK, Lisa Westerhof, University of Guelph, Canada

Simon Andersen, IIED Alex Kirby, UK Emma Lisa Schipper, START South East Asia
Simon Andersen, IIED Alex Kirby, UK Lisa Schipper, START South East Asia

The ENB at work. Participants during lunch.

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Increasing Clean Development Investments in Developing Countries, to enable them to Leapfrog onto a Clean Development Pathway. Panel from left to right: Aaron Cosbey, IISD, John Drexhage, IISD, Suzana Kahn Ribeiro, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Priyardashi Shukla, India, Nogoye Thiam, Energy Environment and Development Programme, Senegal.

John Drexhage, IISD, challenged panelists to elaborate on best approaches for clean energy investment in developing countries. Priyardashi Shukla, India Suzana Kahn Ribeiro, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Dennis Tirpak, IISD Aaron Cosbey, IISD Nogoye Thiam, Energy Environment and Development Programme, Senegal

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Panel Discussion on Communicating to Communities, across Sectors and Timescales. From left to right: Barry Smit, University of Guelph, Canada; Farha Kabir, Action Aid, Bangladesh; Youba Sokona, Sahara and Sahel Observatory; Jonathan Lash, WRI; Indi McLymont-Lafayette, Panos Caribbean.


Youba Sokona, Sahara and Sahel Observatory Farha Kabir, Action Aid, Bangladesh Indi McLymont-Lafayette, Panos Caribbean, stressed the need for effective communication of climate change impacts in an easily accessible format.

The front view of the Conrad Hotel.

Web coverage:

Saturday, 8 Dec | Sunday, 9 Dec

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Links to previous coverage of Development and Climate Days (formerly known as Development and Adaptation Days)


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