CBA8 highlights - day one

Article, 26 April 2014

Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala opened the 8th international conference on Community Based Adaptation (CBA8) in Kathmandu on 27 April.

Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala inaugurates CBA8 on the first day of the conference in Kathmandu (Photo: Kate Wilson/IIED)

Around 400 participants from more than 60 countries are attending the event, which aims to explore the latest developments in community-based adaptation financing, planning and best practices.

The opening day included sessions on "Securing finance by mainstreaming adaptation into national government development planning", "Challenges faced by funding agencies supporting local adaptation" and "Building institutional capacity and improving governance to access and spend adaptation finance" 

A detailed round-up of the first day of the conference, including discussion and debate, views and videos of the delegates, is available in Storify format.

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