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11th International Conference on Community Based Adaptation

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  • Fisheries account for 12 per cent of The Gambia's GDP. The country's Atlantic coastline and the mangroves along the River Gambia estuary are vulnerable to climate change (Photo: Javier D. Creative Commons via Flickr)

    GCF funding boosts ecosystem-based adaptation in The Gambia

    Finance from the Green Climate Fund is helping The Gambia build resilient communities and sustainable livelihoods – and adapt to climate change

    22 June 2017 | Blog | Climate change
  • A woman displays a tray of bean seeds. Researchers have introduced 15 new varieties of beans in north-western Uganda to help farmers cope with extreme conditions. Delegates to CBA11 will consider how to deliver effective local climate action (Photo: Georgina Smith/CIAT, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    Building our shared learning on climate action in Kampala

    At the upcoming community-based adaptation conference in Kampala, our vibrant and growing community of practice will reflect on today's geopolitics around climate and development, and consider how we can be more influential in driving action on adaptation and resilience in the post-Paris world

    20 June 2017 | Blog | Climate change
  • The Sundarbans mangrove forest (dark green on the image) is a fragile ecosystem threatened by rising levels of salinity (Photo: European Space Agency)

    Making ecosystems resilient through Bangladesh's Delta Plan

    Ahead of CBA11 this month, a government policy planner in Bangladesh makes the case for integrating ecosystems-based adaptation in the country's main long-term geospatial plan

    12 June 2017 | Blog | Natural resource management
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  • 2017: pastoralists in Isiolo county in Kenya are digging for water in dried-up river beds. Agricultural insurance schemes can help pastoralists and farmers be more resilient to climate shocks (Photo: Denis Onyodi/KRCS)

    Insuring against climate risk in Kenya

    Vincent Mutie Nzau from the National Treasury of Kenya highlights how innovative approaches to disaster risk finance can help communities manage climate uncertainty

    6 June 2017 | Blog | Climate change
  • The rare Shoebill stork stands over a metre tall and lives in the Mabamba wetland system along Uganda's Lake Victoria. Engaging local communities in tourism has helped to protect the local ecosystem (Photo: Brendan Ryan, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    CBA field visits: deadline approaches to see community-based adaptation in action

    As two new videos highlight the value of seeing community-based adaptation in action on the ground, register by 31 May to join this year's field visits at an international conference in Uganda

    9 May 2017 | News | Climate change
  • "A masterpiece of the world's intangible heritage", bark cloth is processed to be used in fashion, accessories, house wares, interior design, and other forms of art (Photo: David Nkwanga)

    Field visits to highlight community-based adaptation in Uganda

    Participants at CBA11 will have chance to see first-hand how communities in Uganda are adapting to the impacts of climate change. David Nkwanga highlights some of the types of schemes that will be on show

    25 April 2017 | Blog | Climate change
  • A farmer waters her tree nursery in Hoima, Uganda. CBA11 will focus on harnessing natural resources and ecosystems for climate change adaptation (Photo J. Recha, CCAFS/CGIAR, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    Registrations open for CBA11

    Delegates can now book their tickets for the 11th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change (CBA11)

    26 February 2017 | News | Climate change
  • The 11th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA11)

    The 11th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA11)

    The 11th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change (CBA11) focused on harnessing natural resources and ecosystems for adaptation

    26 January 2017 | Feature | Climate change
  • Farmers analyse local maize varieties in the Karst mountains, Southwest China. IIED's work includes participatory plant breeding and community supported agriculture (Photo: IIED)

    Can ecosystem-based adaptation help deliver the promise of Paris?

    Ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) is gaining traction as a way to help manage the threats of climate change. But for the policy community to realise EbA's real potential as a viable response for climate vulnerable communities, we need to plug knowledge gaps on how it works, when and why

    13 January 2017 | Blog | Climate change
  • The logo for CBA11 (Image: IIED)

    CBA11 scheduled for Kampala in June 2017

    The 11th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA11) will focus on harnessing natural resources and ecosystems for adaptation

    3 November 2016 | News | Climate change
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