Climate change adaptation exchange

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Date(s) - March 6, 2017 -
March 8, 2017
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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A DAC Regional Climate Change Knowledge Exchange will take place in Durban from 6th to 8th March 2017. EThekwini Municipality will host a delegation from the Mozambican cities of Pemba, Quelimane, Nacala and Maputo. The delegation will be led by Mayors Rui Chong Saw and Manuel de Araujo from Nacala and Quelimane respectively, and will include climate change experts from each of the Mozambican cities. The Exchange forms part of the Durban Adaptation Charter Hub and Compact approach, and is funded by the Global Adaptation Network (GAN). This return exchange visit follows after delegates from Durban attended an exchange visit in Mozambique from 23rd to 25th November 2016.

The first day of the exchange visit will focus on participatory conservation planning. The second day of the exchange visit will take place at Mariannhill landfill site where knowledge on environmentally sensitive solid waste management and landfill gas to electricity will be shared. The third day will focus on taking the partnership between these cities forward and site visits to conclude the three days.

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