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8th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change (CBA8)

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    Community-based adaptation (CBA) conference archive

    Community-based adaptation (CBA) to climate change focuses on empowering communities to use their own knowledge and decision-making processes to take action. IIED and its partners have organised a series of international conferences on community-based adaptation to enable practitioners, governments and donors to share latest developments and best practice

    1 May 2015 | Article | Climate change
  • Heads of government will pledge action on climate change at the UN Climate Summit in New York on 23 September (Image: UN)

    Leaders take note: There are two sides to the climate change coin

    It is clear that the long-term solution to climate change lies in weaning the global economy off fossil fuels and onto a cleaner and more sustainable energy pathway in every country. But it is also clear that climate change is already wreaking havoc around the globe and that, in the short term, the world's poorest and most vulnerable people need urgent support

    18 September 2014 | Blog | Climate change
  • Abid Lashari, president of the National Disability and Development Forum, Pakistan, is interviewed at CBA8

    Voices of people with disabilities must be heard in climate change adaptation debate

    We need to strengthen the capacity of people with disabilities so they can access the resources needed to adapt to climate change, says the Kathmandu Declaration that was launched last month

    16 May 2014 | Blog | Climate change
  • IIED senior fellow Saleemul Huq announces the Kathmandu Declaration to delegates at CBA8 in Nepal in April 2014 (Photo: Stephanie Andrei)

    Kathmandu Declaration: recommendations for financing communities most vulnerable to climate change

    At the close of the 8th International Conference on Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change (CBA8) in April 2014, delegates released a declaration that called for a radical shift in flows of finance to ensure the most vulnerable communities can adapt to climate change

    14 May 2014 | News | Climate change
  • IIED director Camilla Toulmin makes a key speech during the closing ceremony of CBA8

    Toulmin: More power to the people to tackle climate change

    Watch a series of speeches from the opening and closing ceremonies of CBA8, including those by IIED director Camilla Toulmin, the Nepal Prime Minister and Christiana Figueres

    12 May 2014 | News | Climate change
  • IIED senior fellow Saleemul Huq addresses the CBA8 conference (Photo: Stephanie Andrei)

    Can voodoo help to resolve climate change?

    What will you bring to the table to address the challenges of climate change? Emilie Parry, a volunteer at CBA8, draws comparisons between her recent experiences in Nepal and her time in Haiti

    9 May 2014 | Blog | Climate change
  • Delegates at CBA8 in Nepal travel to Kirtipur Village, Nawalparasi District to see the effects of climate change as part of the pre-conference fields trips (Photo: Kate Wilson/IIED)

    Crowd-sourcing ideas to help community-based adaptation finance reach the most vulnerable

    As everyone increasingly experiences changes associated with a warming planet, does a global phenomenon like climate change affect people in the same way?

    1 May 2014 | Blog | Climate change
  • The Kathmandu Declaration was devised by delegates at the 8th International Conference on Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change (Photo: Kate Wilson/IIED)

    Conference ends with declaration on finance for community-based adaptation to climate change

    Delegates at 8th International Conference on Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change (CBA8) have released a declaration that calls for a radical shift in flows of finance to ensure the most vulnerable communities can adapt to climate change

    30 April 2014 | News | Climate change
  • Maize crops in Kirtipur Village, Nawalparasi District, Nepal (Photo: Kate Wilson/IIED)

    Investing in adaptation to climate change brings bonus benefits

    Is a problem shared a problem halved? This is the question that sprang to mind this week in Nepal as participants of CBA8 met for the pre-conference field trips

    29 April 2014 | Blog | Climate change
  • IIED's 8th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation took place in Nepal, addressing financing local adaptation (Photo: Stephanie Andrei/CBA8)

    CBA8: 8th conference on community-based adaptation to climate change

    Over 400 participants from more than 60 countries attended IIED's 8th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation to climate change (CBA8) in Kathmandu, Nepal, in April 2014. Hundreds more followed the event and interacted via live web streamed video, comments and social media. The conference shared the latest developments in community-based adaptation financing, planning and best practices

    28 April 2014 | Event | Climate change
  • A giant temple bell in Mongolia (Photo: David Berkowitz via Creative Commons http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)

    The IPCC rings the warning bell louder. Is anyone listening?

    IIED Senior Fellow Saleemul Huq, one of the co-authors of the latest IPCC report on climate change, highlights the key findings of the publication and what policymakers need to do next

    2 April 2014 | Blog | Climate change
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