Conference buzzes with stories of communities adapting to climate change
The conference theme was communication, and the meeting included ‘out-of-the-box’ sessions on subjects such as blogging, working with the media, and using games to communicate risk. In keeping with the theme, the conference broadcast live interviews online each day and uploaded 50 more interviews to YouTube. Delegates also wrote nearly 30 blog posts and produced nearly two thousand tweets, using the Twitter hashtag #CBA6. For details of these outputs, see the links below. Or if you are tight on time, check out Suzanne Fisher’s latest blog -- CBA6: tweet by tweet and blog by blog.
The international delegates evaluated the different adaptation projects they visited and awarded a special “Solidarity Prize” of US$5000 to the best one. This was a Save the Children project in the North of Vietnam in which children play a key role in disaster preparedness. The 7th International Conference on Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change will take place in April 2013, in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Videos from the conference
Tweets from the conference
IIED blog posts from the conference
Selected media coverage of the conference
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