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Climate change and water stress in India

March 17, 2014 - 12:15-13:30

Brief insights from ongoing Indo-Norwegian research projects
An open seminar organized under the CIENS-project “Extreme risks, Vulnerability and Community-based Adaptation in India. A pilot study” (EVA). Each presentation will be 5 minutes, followed by an open discussion.
  • Opening remarks by Shri R.A. Rajeev, Principal Secretary, Department of Environment, Government of Maharashtra
  • Trond Vedeld, NIBR: “Challenges to Community-based adaptation to climate change in India – findings from the EVA-project”
  • Suruchi Bhadwal, TERI and Isabel Seifert, NIVA: ““Too much, too less, too bad” – climate change and water stress in Maharashtra”
  • Trude Rauken, CICERO: “Mainstreaming of climate change adaptation in Norway and India – institutional issues”
  • Karianne de Bruin, CICERO: “Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme – adapting to climate change in the Eastern Brahmaputra Plains of Assam”
  • Johannes Deelstra, Bioforsk: “More crop per drop: is System of Rice Intensification (SRI) or Alternative Wetting and Drying (AWD) the solution?”
  • Jan Erling Klausen, NIBR: “Water governance and implementation of the EU Water Framework Directive in Norway, lessons for multi-level governance”
Simple lunch will be served.
Please register to the email address: nibr@nibr.no within Thursday 13th March.
Venue: CIENS Toppsenter, Forskningsparken, Gaustadalleen 21, Oslo
Climate change and water stress in India


March 17, 2014