2nd Training on Assessing Community Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change

Bangkok, Thailand 26 to 28 October 2016

This training workshop was the second in a series of three that aim to build the capacity of government planners in the GMS to work with communities to integrate climate change adaptation into local level development planning.

Building on the introductory content of the first workshop, topics for this event included:

  • Concepts for assessing climate change risks.
  • Using future climate change data for community risk assessments
  • Working with climate change data
  • Refresher on risk assessment concepts

Delivered by SEASTART, the training targeted16 participants from Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Viet Nam – most of whom work with communities through the Biodiversity Conservation Corridors project in the three countries.

The third and final workshop is tentatively scheduled for January 2017.

Workshop materials can be downloaded below.


See also

GMS Cooperation on Transboundary Biodiversity Conservation

9th March 2018
News

Border areas have historically been a source of conflict and strife in the Greater Mekong Subregion. Nowadays, with over 20 years of continuing peace and growing prosperity, border areas are focus points for countries in the subregion to work together. To this end, governments and their development partners are working hard to better connect the GMS through transport infrastructure, customs procedures, and border management.

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Cambodia, Thailand Partner to Strengthen Cross-Border Biodiversity Conservation

13th February 2018
News

Cambodia and Thailand have agreed to work together to protect wildlife and ecosystems along their borders. The environment ministries of the two Mekong countries signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on 31 January 2018 to jointly strengthen conservation efforts in transboundary forest areas.

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