Better Science & Communication Needs TO Help Vulnerable Adapt To Climate Change


A major international conference in Bangladesh

has ended with strong recommendations

onhow to help communities in developing countries

to adapt to the impacts of climate change.

More than 300 participants from 60 countries attended the 5th International Conference on Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change in Dhaka this week. The conference ended with calls for greater scientific analysis of adaptation at the community level, better communication of what works, and stronger engagement with a broader range of players.
Atiq Rahman of the Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies, which co-organized the conference, said it had been: “A milestone of intense interaction between scientists, practitioners, policy-makers, NGOs and government representatives. Looking back it has been a great journey of excitement and better development of understanding.