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2014 Symposium: Drought in the life, cultures, and landscapes of Great Plains

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Lincoln, Nebraska
Basic Information
Date: 
01/04/2014 - 04/04/2014
Venue Country: 
United States of America
Event Organisers: 

National Drought Mitigation Center NDMC

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute

Language of event: 
English

2011 and 2012 witnessed two of the worst Great Pl

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From ground to growth: Can Africa's hidden water resource help secure future agricultural growth and food security

Basic Information
Date: 
21/03/2014
Venue Country: 
United Kingdom
Event Organisers: 

Overseas Development Institute

Language of event: 
English

Twelve months ago a paper on Africa’s water resources made t

Water, food, energy, climate: Smart solutions for 2050

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
London
Basic Information
Date: 
31/03/2014
Venue: 
Royal Institution of Great Britain
Venue Country: 
United Kingdom
Event Organisers: 

Intelligence Squared

Language of event: 
English

The world’s population is exploding at a rate of 80 million

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6th international training course on climate risk management in a changing environment

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sat, 19/07/2014
Venue City: 
Bangkok
Basic Information
Date: 
01/09/2014 - 10/09/2014
Venue Country: 
Thailand
Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center invites practitioners from: Government policy makers and development practitioners representing planning agencies, local authorities, land use planning offices, disaster risk management agencies, climate change secretariats or offices attached to national level ministries or sub-national government authorities UN development and environmental agencies, international organizations such as Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies, donor agencies and NGOs working on climate risk management, climate change adaptation, disaster risk management or green development programs Academe such as Universities, research institutes or training institutes on climate risk management, climate change adaptation and disaster risk management Private sector such as insurance and construction industries Media and charity & faith based organizations working on climate change adaptation, climate risk management or disaster risk management
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Understanding the science of climate change and potential interventions and their integration into development policies and practices has become a challenge for development and disaster risk reduct

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