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Continental Summit and Training Workshop on Climate Change Education and Adaptation in Africa

The training workshop will be held in Abuja, Nigeria December 14-16, 2011. This unique summit will offer registrants with the opportunity to engage in analyses of both technical and policy aspects of climate change impacts characterization and adaptation.

The impacts
of climate change in Africa are intensifying.  These impacts will
affect all business sectors, organizational operations and facets of
life in Africa.  Thus, there is the need to develop the most
practical measures of adaptation in Africa through policy
development, technical systems deployment, public enlightenment and
market incentives. Furthermore, organizations and professionals, as
well as students, need to improve their awareness and proficiency in
adaptation techniques through training and exposure to modern
instruments of risk management.  This unique Summit will offer
registrants with the opportunity to engage in analyses of both
technical and policy aspects of climate change impacts
characterization and adaptation.

The format
of AFRICA CLIMATE ECO-TECH ABUJA 2011 comprises guest
lectures/speeches; a keynote lecture; a briefing session by
programme leaders; an interactive roundtable session, featuring
renowned climate experts; and a training section covering courses on
various aspects of climate change impacts characterization and
management, to be taught by deeply experienced and distinguished
experts from various countries.

Organizing committee:

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International
Institute for Humanitarian and Environmental Law (ISHERL), Abuja,
Nigeria

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The Senate Committee on Environment and Ecology, Federal Republic of
Nigeria, Abuja, Nigeria

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International Society for Environmental Geotechnology (ISEG),
Charlotte, USA

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 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
(UNESCO)

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International
Council for Science, Regional Office for Africa (ICSU-ROA), Pretoria,
South Africa

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Africa Technology Policy Studies Centre (ATPS), Nairobi, Kenya