Repackaging Research for Use in the Hindu Kush Himalaya

Lima Adaptation Knowledge Initiative

Date: 2 December 2017, Saturday

Venue: Nanda Devi Meeting Hall, ICIMOD, Kathmandu, Nepal





9:00–9:30 am Registration of the participants Ashmita Shakya
1. Opening Session
Chair: Deputy Secretary, UNFCCC (TBC)
Facilitator: Dhrupad Chaudhary/ Neera Shrestha Pradhan
9:30 – 10:30 am Welcome remarks and objective of the satellite event – David Molden (TBC) (7 minutes) ICIMOD
Remarks – Mozaharul Alam  (7 minutes) UNEP
Introduction of the LAKI, an innovative modality to scale up adaptation in the post-Paris regime – Rojina Manandhar (10 minutes) UNFCCC
Overview of the outcomes of the LAKI for the Hindu Kush Himalayan subregion – Neera Shrestha Pradhan (10 minutes) ICIMOD
Discussions (20 minutes)
Remarks by the Chair (7 minutes)
  10:30–11:00 am Tea break and group photo  
2 Technical session
11:00 am–12:00 pm Introduction of the participants and group work guidelines (15 minutes)
Presentation and discussion on available knowledge and technologies by experts (45 minutes)
Lunch 12:00–1:00 pm
3 Working session continues: How do we repackage?
1:00–3:30 pm The groups will work on the following key questions:
  • How can scientific research be tailored to cater to different needs and audiences? (output - guidelines to access information)
  • What innovative communication tools can be used to repackage science into societal use? (output - repackaged products)
4 Closing session
Chair: Arun B Shrestha, ICIMOD
3:30–5:00 pm Group presentation and action points (9x5 min each=45 minutes) – Marketplace UNEP
Outcome of the LAKI satellite event’s contributions to the main conference – Dhrupad Chaudhary (10 minutes)
Remarks – Mozaharul Alam  (7 minutes)
Way forward – Rojina Manandhar (7 minutes)
Closing remarks by the Chair (7 min)
Vote of thanks – Neera Shrestha Pradhan (5 minutes)