7th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA7)

CBA7: a collection of interviewees from the 7th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation to climate change (Image: IIED)

Over 250 participants attended IIED's 7th community-based adaptation to climate change conference (CBA7) in Dhaka, Bangladesh in April 2013, with many more taking part virtually through a live blog which featured live web streamed video, comments and social media. 

The conference shared the latest thinking on approaches for mainstreaming community-based adaptation into international, national and local planning and processes.

Conference coverage

There were a range of blogs and news stories from CBA:

IIED also conducted video interviews with participants. These are included in a playlist – click on the icon at the top left of the video to see the playlist and scroll through to view all the available videos.

Watch all 42 plenary session recordings on our YouTube playlist. Feeling overwhelmed? A programme of events is available to download so you can see who spoke when to help you decide which webcasts to watch.

Conference donors

CBA7 was funded by CARE, Australian Aid, Save the Children, Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), UNEP, International Development Research Centre (IDRC), WaterAid, Population Action International, UN Women, The Asia Foundation, Nature Climate Change, World Vision, UNICEF, UKaid, Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice, Africa Climate Change Resilience Alliance, ActionAid, Plan International, United Nations University: Institute for Environment and Human Security

Conference organisers

Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS), IIED

Previous CBA conferences

IIED and its partners have organised a series of international conferences to enable practitioners, governments and donors to share latest developments and best practice.