International Conference on

Mountain People Adapting to Change

Solutions Beyond Boundaries Bridging 
Science, 
Policy, and Practice
Kathmandu, Nepal
9 - 12 November 2014

Conference Themes

  • State-of-the-art science on climate change adaptation in the Hindu Kush Himalayas and downstream
  • Holistic adaptation policies bringing together science, technology, and regional and global policy examples
  • Good adaptation practices through community action
  • Communicating climate change adaptation, including engagement with mainstream media

Conference Sub-themes

  • Water availability and demand scenarios;
  • Water management;
  • Cryosphere and black carbon;
  • Ecosystem and community based adaptation approaches;
  • Food security, climate smart agriculture;
  • Community vulnerability, adaptation, and livelihoods;
  • Disaster management;
  • Gender and adaptation;
  • Technology-based solutions for addressing climate change;
  • Communicating climate change and its impacts.

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