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Climate Change And Development Consultation On Key Researchable Issues Section 6: West Africa Region Section 6.3. Dakar Workshop Report


Document begins: CLIMATE CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT CONSULTATION ON KEY RESEARCHABLE ISSUES SECTION 6: WEST AFRICA REGION SECTION 6.3. DAKAR WORKSHOP REPORT ENDA Saleemul Huq and Hannah Reid Climate Change Group International Institute for Envir onment and Development 3 Endsleigh Street, London WC1H 0DD, UK Tel: (+44 20) 7388 2117 Fax: (+44 20) 7388 2826 Email: saleemul.huq@iied.org hannah.reid@iied.org Workshop report: 22 - 23 April 2005 in Hotel Al Hafifa. 1. Introduction In partnership with RING and LEAD International, IIED led a concerted discussion exercise on the links between climate change and development with a view to determining research priorities and the main thrusts of policies. This pilot process was funded by the DFID and conducted in three regions around the world1. The overall objective is to enhance the capacities of disadvantaged groups to adapt to the effects of climate change. The consultation process strives to: (i) identify the priority needs of developing countries in terms of research on climate change and its impact on poverty and sustainable development, (ii) identify the added vale and inadequacies of the research programmes already executed or underway, and (iii) clearly outline research topics. The methodology used in the consultation process combines several approaches that aim ...

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  • IIED code: G00063
  • Published: no date
  • Theme: Climate change
  • Language: English

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