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CBA11 Youth Conference Rallies Support for Climate Change Adaptation

  • In General
  • 29 Jun 2017 - 10:00am
  • By Mark Wamai
  • 713
L-R: Principal CAES-Prof. Bernard Bashaasha, Vice Chancellor-Prof. John Ddumba-Ssentamu, EU Acting Head of Cooperation-Mr. Cedric Merel, FAO Country Representative-Alhajji M.Jalllow, Dr. Saleem Huq-IIED and Dr. Revocatus Twinomuhangi-MUCCRI at the CBA11 Youth Conference opening ceremony, 28th June 2017, Hotel Africana, Kampala Uganda

The 11th Community Based Adaption (CBA11) Youth  conference was opened on 28th June, 2017 at Hotel Africana in Kampala on the theme, “Enhancing  the ability of youth to build ecosystem resilience”. The conference was officially opened by the FAO Country representative for Uganda, Alhajji M.Jalllow and attended by  the EU  Acting Head of Cooperation Mr. Cedric Merel.

The Youth conference was organised by Makerere University Centre for Climate Change Research and Innovations (MUCCRI) in collaboration with the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and the Ministry of Water and Environment. The Youth conference is a breakaway session of the main CBA11 International conference that was opened on 26th June 2017 at Royal Suites in Kampala. Over 150 youth attended both international and local. The youth position on climate change will be presented at the closing of the main conference.

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