The Global Initiative on Community-Based Adaptation (GICBA) is an open platform with the aim of sharing and learning between all organisations (and individuals) working on community-based adaptation to climate change. GICBA is extending its invite for their 10th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA10), which will take place in Dhaka, Bangladesh, from 21-28 April 2016. The conference will focus on urban community resilience and its primary aims are to provide the following:
- Share and consolidate the latest developments in CBA best practice, policy and theory in different sectors and countries, in Asia and globally. Enhancing urban community resilience will be a key theme.
- Capture and disseminate this knowledge and experience more broadly, to CBA10 participants and through online web coverage and conference proceedings.
- Strengthen the existing network of practitioners, policymakers, planners and donors working on CBA at all levels by bringing them together at CBA10 and supporting knowledge sharing and collaboration.
- Enhance the capacity of practitioners, governments and donors to help those most vulnerable to climate change to improve their livelihoods.
CBA10 will comprise of interactive discussions and plenary sessions to share more hands on approaches. For more information on this opportunity, visit the International Institute for Environment and Development website. Sales for conference tickets close on 22nd March 2016.