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

Event date: 24 April 2014 - 30 April 2014

cba8City: Kathmandu
Country: Nepal
Register/website: CBA8: 8th conference on community-based adaptation to climate change

Description: This year’s conference theme is ‘Financing Local Adaptation’ and will explore the latest developments in community-based adaptation financing, planning and best practices. CBA8 aims to provide the latest thinking from climate scientists, policy makers and practitioners and to share best practice and lessons learned from different sectors and countries globally.

The conference includes:

  • three days of field visits to projects in Nepal (24-26 April) to examine how communities in different ecosystems are dealing with financing local adaptation, plus
  • three-and-a-half days of plenary and interactive sessions (27-30 April) at the conference in Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital city

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

  • Bring together different stakeholders and practitioners to share and discuss knowledge of CBA financing, planning and best practice
  • Enhance the capacity of the most vulnerable groups and people, improve their livelihoods and integrate lessons learnt on financing CBA into local, national and international planning for development and climate change
  • Share lessons learnt at the conference through the online event coverage
  • Develop a minimum set of advocacy ‘asks’ for financing local adaptation