Workshops: Indigenous Peoples, Marginalized Populations and Climate Change
19-21 July 2011, Mexico City
United Nations University (UNU), Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) are co-organising two workshops on “Indigenous Peoples, Marginalized Populations and Climate Change.”
Adaptation and African Pastoralism - Linking Indigenous & Scientific Knowledge Systems for Weather Forecasting and Policy Response
Side event (9 June 2011, Bonn, Germany)
Can weather forecasting and climate policy in Africa be made more effective by linking indigenous pastoralists’ knowledge and meteorological science? IPACC & UNESCO organize a panel bringing together perspectives from different knowledge systems and cultural frameworks towards enhancing adaptation, biodiversity, livelihoods and food security.