Brainstorming Workshop on Climate Change Adaptation in Mountain Ecosystems

RELEASE DATE

31 July 2009
Kathmandu - A brainstorming Workshop on Climate Change Adaptation in Mountain Ecosystems was convened from 29 to 31 July 2009 in Nepal.

Kathmandu - A brainstorming workshop on Climate Change Adaptation in Mountain Ecosystems was convened from 29-31 July 2009 in Nepal. The workshop suggested that the Adaptation Knowledge Platform serve as a voice on adaptation issues in mountain ecosystems in the region.There is a huge knowledge gap  on climate change adaptation in the mountain ecosystems in Asia. Different experiences on coping strategies to the climate change and human induced disaster risks at community, country and regional levels in the region were shared. In addition, institutions and policies necessary to facilitate a long-term adaptation process were further discussed. It was suggested that the Adaptation Knowledge Platform serve as a voice on adaptation issues in mountain ecosystems through its various knowledge sharing mechanisms including online information sharing. Fostering collaboration between various organizations was encouraged.