Regional Expert Group Consultative Workshop

Regional Expert Group Consultative Workshop

In connection with the ‘Climate Summit for a Living Himalayas 2011’ CPRD provided technical assistance to Ministry of Environment and Forests of the Government of Bangladesh in developing regional road map on water security. In this context, CPRD organized an Expert Group Consultative Meeting on Water Security at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel on 2 and 3 July 2011.

Honorable State Minister, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Dr Hasan Mahmud, MP attended the meeting as the Chief Guest, while Honorable State Minister, Ministry of Water Resources Al-Hajj Md Mahbubur Rahman, MP and Mr Mohamed Mijarul Quayes, Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs attend the meeting as Special Guests. Mr Mesbah ul Alam, Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests presided over the consultative meeting.

The ‘Climate Summit for a Living Himalayas 2011’ aims at adopting  and endorse a 10-year road map for adaptation to climate change in the Eastern Himalayas sub-region for ensuring food, water and energy security while, maintaining biodiversity and eco-system services.

TNA Inception Workshop

TNA Inception Workshop

Center for Participatory Research and Development CPRD, in association with the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) of the Government of Bangladesh, and with the assistance from UNEP, has been implementing ‘Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) for Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation’ in Bangladesh with an aim to identify, evaluate (feasibility of) and prioritize technological means for mitigation and adaptation in order to achieve sustainable development goal.

To involve wider stakeholders to this TNA process, CPRD organized an inception workshop where Honorable Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests Mr. Mesbah Ul Alam was the Chief Guest and Dr Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, Chairman PKSF presided   over the workshop. Link: Project Summary, Inception Workshop Report and Media Coverage

Technology needs assessment in local context essential to address climate change
http://www.thebangladeshtoday.com/national.htm
Experts for assessment on local tech to fight climate change
http://www.thedailystar.net/newDesign/news-details.php?nid=177629