Climate Change workshop in Malawi
Currently Dr. Claire Quinn, Dr. Lindsay Stringer, Dr. Elisabeth Simelton and Jen Dyer from the Sustainability Research Institute are in Malawi leading a workshop on Climate Change Adaptation Research Approaches as part of the British Council/DFID funded Developing Partnerships for Higher Education (DELHPE) Project on "Capacity Building in Climate Change and Rural Livelihoods in Rural Malawi and Botswana".
Participants include staff from Bunda College Malawi, University of Botswana, AfriCare International and NGO's from across Malawi. This group is also conducting research on food system vulnerability across Malawi as part of the 'Adaptation to climate change and human development' programme of the new ESRC Centre for Climate Change, Economics and Policy http://www.cccep.ac.uk/ and is developing inter-disciplinary approaches for assessing the sustainability of biofuel production systems focused on Jatropha curcas.
See also: http://www.cccep.ac.uk/
17th July 2009