In support of the Cancun Adaptation Framework, the Chadian Ministry of Urban and Rural Hydrology, the Association des Femmes Peules Autochtones du Tchad and the Indigenous Peoples of Africa Coordinating Committee (IPACC) are convening a multi-stakeholder dialogue on climatic change, local knowledge and African pastoral indigenous peoples. How can meteorologists, indigenous peoples and policy-makers jointly reinforce national and regional adaptation policy and practice?
A welcome address will be delivered by his Excellency General General Mahamat Ali Abdallah Nassour, Minister of Urban and Rural Hydrology, Chad. Chaired by Douglas Nakashima of Local and Indigenous Knowledge Systems, UNESCO, the session includes a video and report on the outcomes of the N’Djamena Conference 2011.
The event is organized by the Indigenous Peoples of Africa Coordinating Committee in cooperation with the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), Conservation International, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) and the African Centre of Meteorological Applications for Development (ACMAD).