Proceedings Report: Climate Change Adaptation Training 20 – 21 September 2012 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The 2-day training on Climate Change Adaptation Planning held on 20-21 September 2012 in Royale Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia was attended by 22 participants from nine Southeast Asia countries: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam. Majority are representing the climate change offices in their respective country with some coming from the local government and academe.
Discussion covered a brief refresher on climate change in the region, climate change adaptation, mainstreaming climate change adaptation into development planning, the different technologies on adaptation, role of science and prioritisation of measures. For each topic, a resource speaker provided an input followed by a brief question and answer to clarify some concerns from the participants.