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  • Date and time: Thursday 16 September 2021, 6.30am to 2.30pm
  • Admission: Free admission, booking required

Event details

British Institute for East Africa are collaborating with the University of York, University of Cambridge and University College London to organise a UKRI-funded online conference and COP26 Workshop on Building Transformational Pathways to Adaptation in East Africa held on 16 September 2021.

View more details about the workshop in the Workshop programme and abstracts.

Network members will discuss different aspects of climate change and development in East Africa on the following topics:

1. What research is needed to respond to the adaptation gap?

Coastal community climate change vulnerability and adaptation: A case of coastal communities of Zanzibar islets

Understanding the Dynamics of Water Scarcity and Violence in Kenya

2. How to evaluate the feasibility of adaptation options and outcomes for resilient and sustainable development?

Addressing Social Justice, Capacity Building and Governance Through Transformative Adaptation Research in Kenya, East Africa.

  • Wilson Kipkore - University of Eldoret

Sensing Past, Present, and Future Climate Change Challenges: Resilient Ecosystems, Societies and Environments Across the Kenya-Tanzania Borderlands

3. What examples are there of transformative adaptation research enabling action through addressing social justice, capacity building and governance?

Community-led Clean Energy and Restoration of the Mau Forest Complex of Kenya to support Global Climate Action.

  • PROCOL Kenya and Strathmore University:
    • Jaqueline McGlade,
  • PROCOL Kenya:
    • E.Njau, S.Ntaiyia, J.Kones, S.Tuwei, J.Bitok, B. Koila, I.Selim, F. Keriasek, A. Tirra,
  • Sekenani Environmental Technology Centre, Maasai Mara, Kenya:
    • P.Letura, J.Moniko, E.Karia, V. Ochieng

4. How can research funders, universities, and data managers best champion inclusive, urgent, and solutions-oriented adaptation research?

Re-thinking the Role of Smallholder Farmers in Climate Change Adaptation

  • Institute for Global Prosperity, University College London:
    • Sam Lunn-Rockliffe, Matthew Davies, Henrietta Moore.
  • PROCOL Kenya:
    • T. Kiprutto, H. Chepto, A. Yano, N. Bailengo, N. Kiplagat, J. Cheptorus.
  • University of Eldoret:
    • W. Kipkore
  • East African Herbarium, National Museums of Kenya:
    • B. Malombe

Expert Panel Membership:

View more details about the workshop in the Workshop programme and abstracts.

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