SSN at Adaptation Futures – 19-21 June, Cape Town, South Africa

Adaptation Futures is the world’s premier conference on climate change adaptation. This year over 1000 scientists, practitioners, business leaders and policymakers from around the world will be meeting in Cape Town, South Africa, to connect, learn and inspire. The aim of this year’s conference is to facilitate dialogues for solutions between key actors from diverse perspectives and regions.

SSN is looking forward to sharing lessons and results from our adaptation programmes, as well as networking and learning from other programmes and organisations. Come and find us at the Expo and at the events below.

Day 1 – Tuesday 19th June

16.30 How can effective CSO/CBO engagement and support to community-based adaptation enhance the implementation of transformative adaptation projects?
Hosted by SSN (Small Grants Facility) and Germanwatch in Room 2.63

16.30 Mapping the frontiers of adaptation research and practice
Hosted by IDRC in Room 2.46 – SSN Director Shehnaaz Moosa speaking

Day 2 – Wednesday 20th June

09.15 Fostering Effective Investment and Private Sector Engagement in Climate Information Services in the Developing World
Hosted by USAID and SSN (Future Climate for Africa) in Room 1.62

14.15 Financial instruments for mobilising private investment in climate resilience and adaptation
Hosted by Global Climate Forum in Room 1.63 – SSN’s Kamleshan Pillay speaking

Day 3 – Thursday 21st June

09.15 Mainstreaming climate adaptation into water infrastructure planning, development, operation and financing
Hosted by CRIDF in Room 2.43

11.30 Community driven responses to climate change. Government policy meets local innovation – experience from Africa.
Hosted by SSN (Small Grants Facility) in Room 2.43