aWhere invited to UN's Framework Convention on Climate Change meeting

Mar 03, 2014

by Randy Jeske

aWhere's support for and focus on international development work continues with the latest round of trips and meetings in East Africa in late Februray. Of note, CEO John Corbett Ph.D. was an invited participant in the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) ‘National Adaptation Plan’ (NAP) Technical Meeting, 24-26 February, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Hosted by the LEG (Least Developed Country Expert Group) the workshop's purpose was to explore in detail multiple facets of each country’s NAP effort. Discusson topics ranged from climate risk and the needed data to coordination and capacity, impacts, vulnerability and adaptation assessment. Additional discussions covered the design of implementation strategies, economic appraisal and prioritization, and examination of cross-cutting issues.