Asia-Pacific Workshop Focuses on Indigenous Knowledge on Hydro-meteorological Hazards and Climate Change Adaptation
Climate Change Policy and Practice, 22 April 2013

MANILA, PHILIPPINES: Held from 18-21 April 2013 in Manila, Philippines, the regional workshop on “Integrating Local and Indigenous Knowledge related to Hydro-meteorological Hazards and Climate Change Adaptation with Scientific Knowledge: Lessons learned” concluded the second phase of the UNESCO project on “Strengthening Resilience of Coastal and Small Island Communities towards Hydro-meteorological Hazards and Climate Change Impacts. The workshop aimed to: share challenges, experiences, and lessons learned in the process of developing and piloting self-assessment tools for communities, as well as in developing educational and awareness raising materials; and discuss and finalize workplans of activities for the third phase of the project. Read the article … Read the UNESCO press release … Visit the project webpage …

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