Workshop Reports

Workshop Proceedings , 2016

The Climate Change Adaptation Policy and Science (CCAPS) Conference held in New Delhi, India, from 24-25 February 2016 brought together over 100 participants—HI-AWARE consortium members, partners, scientists, student researchers, and government and donor representatives—to discuss the reality of climate change and other changes taking place in the Indus, Brahmaputra and Ganges river basins. The conference was organised by Himalayan Adaptation, Water and Resilience (HI-AWARE) Research, and Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA).

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Workshop Proceedings , 2015

The HI-AWARE Initiative, in collaboration with Megh Pyne Abhiyan (MPA) and the Centre for Environmental Sciences of the Central University of South Bihar (CUSB), organised a roundtable on “The Agony of Rivers: Floods in Bihar” in Patna, India on 3 September 2015. Some 144 participants attended the roundtable at which people from five flood-affected districts of North Bihar – Supaul, Saharsa, Khagaria, Madhubani and Pashchim Champaran – shared their experiences of living with floods, including the impacts of floods on their lives and livelihoods. Experts at the round table, including high level policymakers from the Bihar government, deliberated on the issues flagged to find ways to address them.

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Workshop Proceedings, 2015

The publication entitled “Proceedings of the South Asia Regional Fulbright Alumni Workshop on the Water-Energy-Food Nexus 2015” is an output of the workshop convened in Kathmandu from 10–12 February 2015. The workshop assembled 60 South Asian alumni of the Fulbright, Humphrey, and International Visitors Leadership programmes, along with 40 regional and international experts, to promote a shared understanding of water, energy, and food issues in the region.

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Workshop Proceedings, 2016

The workshop on ‘Developing criteria for classifying and assessing climate change adaptation options in the Gandaki river-basin’ was commissioned to engage relevant stakeholders in the design of a Climate Change Adaptation Matrix, get their inputs to improve the classification of adaptation options, and identify the most important criteria for policy makers and practitioners to evaluate or assess adaptation options. Participants from more than 20 different organizations in Nepal working on climate change adaptation in various sectors and at different levels were present at the workshop.

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