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Climate Change Adaptation Under Increasing Climate Risks – National Level Policies, Locally-led Decision Making, Resources
Increased occurrence of droughts and floods are escalating climate risks, affecting food and water security in Kenya and East Africa. This webinar will discuss climate change adaptation under increasing climate risks in the region. The concern is that the time available for recovery and rebuilding for the vulnerable communities is decreasing. Within this context, the panel will discuss how to break the cycle of these recurrent climate risks.

Programme
•Welcoming remarks by Dr. Therése Sjömander Magnusson, Director, The Nordic Africa Institute.
•Short round of presentations by panelists.
•Panel discussion followed by an open Q&A session.
•Closing remarks by Dr. Shilpa Muliyil Asokan, Senior Researcher, The Nordic Africa Institute.

Speakers
•Ulrika Åkesson, Lead Policy Specialist Environment and Climate Change, Sida.
•Victor Orindi, Coordinator, Adaptation Consortium, Kenya.
•Dr. Anil Mishra, Chief of Section, Hydrological Systems and Water Scarcity, UNESCO.
•Mohammed Omer Mukhier-Abuzein, Regional Director, Africa, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

Moderator:
•Dr. Shilpa Muliyil Asokan, Senior Researcher, The Nordic Africa Institute.

May 12, 2021 01:00 PM in Stockholm

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