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9th International Conference on Community-Based adaptation (CBA9)

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  • Standing alongside IIED senior fellow Saleemul Huq, Evah Wanjiru reads her poem 'Shadows in the child's memories' to participants at CBA9 (Photo: Matt Wright/IIED)

    Shadows in the child's memories

    The 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation featured stanzas as well as sessions and statements; rhyme as well as reason. Here, guest poet Evah Wanjiru shares some environmental verse based on her experiences in Kenya

    7 May 2015 | Blog | Climate change
  • The CBA9 participants gather for a group photo on the final day of the conference, shortly after the Nairobi Declaration was announced (Photo: Matt Wright/IIED)

    CBA9 highlights – day four

    The production of the Nairobi Declaration on Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change was the headline news on the fourth and final day of the 9th International Community-Based Adaptation Conference (CBA9) in Nairobi on 30 April

    5 May 2015 | Article | Climate change
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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
  • The Nairobi Declaration will be taken to this year's UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP21) by Fatima Mohamed Hussein, on behalf of the Kenyan government, the conference hosts (Photo: Matt Wright/IIED)
  • The bow-tie sporting Tom Tanner, of the Overseas Development Institute, introduces a session assessing whether CBA M&E tools have the 'wow' factor (Photo: Matt Wright/IIED)

    CBA9 highlights – day three

    Ecosystem-based adaptation was at the top of the agenda on the third day of the 9th International Community-Based Adaptation Conference (CBA9) in Nairobi on 29 April

    30 April 2015 | Article | Climate change
  • Workers build up the banks of the Teesta River in Bangladesh. Bangladesh already spends six per cent of its annual budget on climate change adaptation (Photo: International Rivers, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    Musings from a first timer at a CBA conference

    Bangladesh has become a "poster child" for adaptation work. For people working at a national level, attending CBA9 provides an opportunity to learn and share experiences internationally

    30 April 2015 | Blog | Climate change
  • Pablo Saurez, of the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, interacts with CBA9 delegates as they learn about how to measure and evaluate climate change (Photo: Matt Wright/IIED)

    CBA9 highlights – day two

    There was a focus on learning through game-playing on the second day of the 9th International Community-Based Adaptation Conference (CBA9) in Nairobi on 28 April

    29 April 2015 | Article | Climate change
  • The Maasai believe that community-managed slaughterhouses can help fight climate change. Here, effluent is stored in ponds (Photo: Hannah Reid/IIED)

    Slaughterhouse five

    Guest blogger Hannah Reid reports back from a CBA9 field trip where she discovered how a slaughterhouse can help fight climate change

    29 April 2015 | Blog | Climate change
  • A Maasai elder educates CBA9 participants on the issues he has as part of a woodlot afforestation project (Photo: Matt Wright/IIED)

    The 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation to climate change begins in Kenya

    The 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change (CBA9) will be held in Nairobi, Kenya, from 27-30 April, 2015

    28 April 2015 | News | Climate change
  • The panel of high-profile speakers at the start of CBA9 (Photo: Matt Wright/IIED)

    CBA9 highlights – day one

    Judi Wakhungu, Cabinet Secretary of Environment, Water and Natural Resources for the Government of Kenya, gave the keynote address as the 9th International Community-Based Adaptation Conference (CBA9) got under way in Nairobi on 27 April

    28 April 2015 | Article | Climate change
  • CBA9 starts with opening speeches - but will quickly make way for films and games (Photo: Matt Wright/IIED)

    A community of doers: celebrating the CBA conferences, and looking forward

    As CBA9 delegates convene in Nairobi, Pablo Suarez, associate director at the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre reflects on what makes the conference a regular event in his calendar

    28 April 2015 | Blog | Climate change
  • A Maasai farmer watches farmers carry out afforestation (Photo: Matt Wright/IIED)

    How to be heard at CBA9

    IIED's communications team is providing comprehensive coverage from the 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9). Kate Wilson outlines why such global exposure is important

    27 April 2015 | Blog | Climate change
  • Song, dancing & tomatoes were on the agenda when a CBA9 field trip was hosted by the Likia Conservancy Self-Help Group, which showed participants its fish farming and beehives (Photo: Matt Wright/IIED)

    CBA9 highlights – pre-conference field trips

    A round-up of the CBA9 participants' experiences and photographs during a series of field trips to experience at first hand issues related to community-based adaptation to climate change and measuring and enhancing effective adaptation

    26 April 2015 | Article | Climate change
  • In Kebkabiya, North Darfur, the NGO Practical Action has been helping communities prevent conflict between farmers and pastoralists by encouraging the construction and rehabilitation of watering points (Photo: Margaret Gardner, Practical Action)

    Conflict resolution: a key part of adaptation in North Darfur

    As CBA9 gets under way in Nairobi, Kenya, Jodi Sugden from Practical Action highlights how work on conflict resolution is a key part of the adaptation process

    23 April 2015 | Blog | Climate change
  • Ruth Nguli looks at her crop of drought-tolerant beans in Makueni County, Kenya. Developing and sharing climate-smart farming techniques can help communities adapt to climate changes (Photo: Cecilia Schubert/CCAFS, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    How do we measure adaptation?

    How do we effectively measure and enhance adaptation? Saleemul Huq looks at possible answers which will be discussed at the 9th International Conference on Community Based Adaptation (CBA9)

    11 March 2015 | Blog | Climate change
  • Samburu women clean clothes in Isiolo County, Kenya (Photo: IIED)

    Registrations open for the 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9)

    The International Institute for Environment and Development is pleased to announce that registrations are now being taken for the 9th annual International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9), which will take place in Nairobi, Kenya from 23-30 April, 2015

    24 December 2014 | News | Climate change
  • Samburu women fetch water from a catchment tank in Isiolo County, Kenya (Photo: Peter Cacah)

    CBA9: 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9)

    The 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation to climate change (CBA9) took place in Nairobi, Kenya from 24-30 April, 2015, hosted by the Government of Kenya

    23 December 2014 | Feature | Climate change
  • Camilla Toulmin: "The IPCC report.. concludes that no parts of the world are free from the risks of 'severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts'" (Photo: Google licence)

    IIED responds to IPCC climate change report

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released its Fifth Assessment Report, issuing the starkest warning yet on the perils of continuing with 'business as usual'

    3 November 2014 | News | Climate change
  • A community-built elevated walkway that provides access during flooding in the Phlippines (Photo: David Dodman/IIED)

    Save the date! 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9)

    IIED is pleased to announce the dates for the 9th annual International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9) which will take place in Nairobi, Kenya from 23-30 April, 2015

    2 September 2014 | News | Climate change
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