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Development & Climate Days and
Adaptation Practitioners Days

1-2 December 2012 | Doha, Qatar

Daily Web Coverage - Introduction | Sat, 1 Dec | Sun, 2 Dec | Summary  
Development and Climate Days and Adaptation Practitioners Days

Highlights for Sunday, 2 December 2012

Adaptation Practitioners Days (APD) opened for the second and final day on Sunday morning, 2 December 2012, with two parallel sessions on Adaptation Actions in Food Security and Water Resources Management, and Adaptation in Disaster Risk Management, Coastal Zone Management and Health. Developing country participants presented their experiences with implementing projects funded by the Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF) and the Least Developed Country Fund (LDCF) in these sessions.

Following the closure of APD at 1.05 pm the Development and Climate Days (D&C Days) reconvened for the final four sessions. In an opening plenary session, facilitators of four working groups held on Saturday made brief presentations on questions and insights on climate smart development. This was followed by a session seeking "fast-paced reflections" on development and adaptation dilemmas, the second part of the Marketplace, and a closing plenary.

The formal sessions of D&C Days ended at 5.30 pm.

An evening reception organized by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) followed, around the theme of "gender and climate change – exploring opportunities for positive change".
Mary Robinson, Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice (MRFCJ); Jason Blackstock,
Oxford University; and Colleen Macklin, Parsons the New School for Design
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Adaptation in Development Sectors: Food Security and Water Resource Management


Panel (L-R): Bonizella Biagini, GEF; Franck Jesus, GEF; Alain Ky-Zerbo, Burkina Faso; Mohamed Sumare, Mali; Cassandra De Young, FAO; and Bako Safi Solange Mody, Niger

Roland Sundstrom, GEF
Bako Safi Solange Mody, Niger

Alain Xavier Ky-Zerbo and Dieudonné Damiba, Burkina Faso
Cassandra De Young, FAO and Bako Safi Solange Mody, Niger

Cassandra De Young, FAO
Mohamed Soumare, Mali

Panel (L-R): Aaron Chigona, Zimbabwe; Adil Mohamed Ali, Sudan; Alpha Bockari, Sierra Leone; and Cassandra De Young, FAO

Alpha Bockari, Sierra Leone
Aaron Chigona, Zimbabwe


Group photo at the close of the Adaptation Practitioners Days Session.

Adaptation in Development Sectors: Disaster Risk Management,
Coastal Zone Management and Health


Riccardo Ciccozzi, Europa Re
Ikam Moaniba, Office of the President, Kiribati

Aderito Santana, São Tomé and Principe
Session Moderators (L-R): Dustin Schinn, Yale University; Cinzia Losenno, Asian Development Bank (ADB); and Junu Shrestha, GEF

High-level Panel Session on National-level Funding of Adaptation


Panel (L-R): Edward Cameron, World Resources Institute; Smita Nakhooda, Overseas Development Institute; Arame Tall, CGIAR; Koko Warner, United Nations University – Institute for Environment and Human Security; and Maarten van Aalst, Climate Centre

Arame Tall, CGIAR
Smita Nakhooda, Overseas Development Institute

Edward Cameron, World Resources Institute
Maarten van Aalst, Climate Centre

Panel (L-R): Mary Robinson, MRFCJ; Jason Blackstock, Oxford University; Colleen Macklin, Parsons the New School for Design; Ajay Mathur, Green Climate Fund; and Maarten van Aalst, Climate Centre

Mary Robinson, MRFCJ
Ajay Mathur, Green Climate Fund

Colleen Macklin, Parsons the New School for Design
Jason Blackstock, Oxford University

The Marketplace - Part II


Madeleen Helmer, Climate Centre


Closing Session of D&C Days


Panel (L-R): Preety Bhandari, ADB; Atiur Rahman, Bangladesh Bank; Cristina Rumbaitis del Rio, Rockefeller Foundation; and Timmons Roberts, Brown University

Timmons Roberts, Brown University
Saleemul Huq, IIED

Atiur Rahman, Bangladesh Bank
Cristina Rumbaitis del Rio, Rockefeller Foundation

Preety Bhandari, ADB
Saleemul Huq holding Development and
Climate Days 10th Anniversary cake.

Side Events


Discussion following the screening of "Revealed: The Himalayan Meltdown."

Mairi Dupar, CDKN
Pablo Suarez, Climate Centre

Alana Callagy and Rebeka Ryvola, Yale University

Daily Web Coverage - Introduction | Sat, 1 Dec | Sun, 2 Dec | Summary  
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