VN to host int’l climate change adaptation conference

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VGP – A meeting was organized on October 25 in Hà Nội to prepare for the 6th international conference on community-based adaptation to climate change (CBA-6).

The event was co-organized by Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the UK’s International Institute for Development and Environment and other related agencies.

CBA-6, which will be held in April 2012, aims to encourage nations, organizations and partners to share knowledge on natural calamity management and climate change adaptation based on the community.

The conference will also work to strengthen the connection and coordination of organizations, managers, scientists, international and domestic sponsors in the field as well as establish a national foundation on reducing natural calamity and adaptation to climate change in Việt Nam.

Around 200 international delegates are expected to attend the conference. Delegates will make fact-finding tours to several areas which have been seriously affected by natural calamity in Việt Nam./.

By Thùy Dung

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