Climate Change Policies

Climate Change Adaptation Strategies and Policies

Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation Strategies and Policies on 6th July 2011, at the PAA, University of Nigeria, Nsukka

The University of Nigeria in partnership with the African Technology Policies Studies Network (ATPS), and the Open Society Foundation (OSF), the DELPHE project and the Faculty of Agriculture is pleased to invite you to the Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation Strategies and Policies. The symposium which is to commemorate the Science Revival Day of Africa is scheduled for 10am on Wednesday, the 6th of July, 2011, at the Princess Alexandra Auditorium, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. The activities and target audience for the symposium are as follows:

Activities: (Lectures and Reports)

  1. Climate Change Adaptation Strategies in Different Parts of the World by Prof. Theo Davies, South Africa;
  2. Policies, Initiatives, Strategies and Programmes on Climate Change and Adaptation in Nigeria by Dr Samuel Adejuwon, Federal Ministry of Environment, Abuja;
  3. Mainstreaming Gender Concerns into Climate Change Adaptation by Dr. Uju Okoye, Federal Ministry of Environment, Abuja;
  4. Adapting Agricultural Practices to Climate Change: The Lure of Genetically Modified Crops by Dr B. Nwanguma;
  5. Dissemination of reports of ATPS and DELPHE funded studies;
  6. Presentation of the Faculty of Agriculture Journal dedicated to Climate Change
  7. Preliminary Report of survey of climate change capabilities at the University of Nigeria.

Target Audience

  1. Staff of the Climate Change Unit of the Federal Ministry of Environment, Abuja
  2. Director General /Staff of RMRDC, Abuja
  3. DG, NISER Ibadan
  4. Staff of Step-B Project, Abuja
  5. Officer in Charge of Curriculum development at the National Universities Commission
  6. Commissioners (Representative) of State Ministries of Environment (Enugu Imo and Anambra states) ;
  7. ATPS members from South West, North West and North East;
  8. State Project Coordinators of Fadama Project (Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo states) ;
  9. Farmers
  10. Staff and students of the Faculty of Agriculture, UNN
  11. Staff and students of the University of Nigeria;
  12. Students from neighboring secondary schools

Professor Michael .C. Madukwe

Coordinator, UNN-ATPS-OSF Climate Change Adaptation Project,

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