Delta Alliance at Adaptation Futures 2018

Delta Alliance was present at the Adaptation Futures 2018 conference in Cape Town, South Africa. On this webpage you can also find information on sessions that partners of the Delta Alliance were actively involved in.                       

Delta Alliance at the Adaptation Expo

Monday 18 June 08.30-12.00, Delta Alliance side event: Towards resilient African deltas through enhanced knowledge exchange and research network
A special side event session on African Deltas took place on Monday morning 18 June, 08.30-12.00, Cape Town International Convention Centre.

Goal of the meeting:

  • Extending the approach of establishing an African-wide Deltas Alliance Network
  • Adopt mission, objectives and approach with a wider group of stakeholders and experts in delta planning and management
  • Updating the Africa DA network with relevant stakeholders, partners and donors
  • Finalising a step-by-step practice towards the launch of this network

>> Read more, programme
>> Read more, meeting report

Sessions organised by partners of the Delta Alliance

Monday 18 June
Web-based platforms supporting climate action: Continuing to learn and improve
Organiser: Kim van Nieuwaal, Climate Adaptation Services and director Delta Alliance
Time: 15:00-17:00 | Room: 1.41 | >> Session programme
Transnational City-to-City Learning to accelerate urban adaptation
Organiser: Chris Zevenbergen, IHE
Time: 15:00-17:00 | Room: 1.42 | >> Session programme
Adaptive coastal planning - sharing techniques, tools and experiences  
Organiser: Christophe Briere, Deltares
Time: 15:00-17:00 | Room: 1.43 | >> Session programme
Tuesday 19 June
How to train for better access to climate adaptation finance
Organiser: Ingrid Gevers, Wageningen Environmental Research
Time: 14:15-16:00 | Room: 2.62 | >> Session programme
Creating new narratives for integrated approaches to CCA, DRR and transformation
Organiser: Ingrid Coninx, Wageningen Environmental Research
Time: 16:30-18:15 | Room: 1.41 | >> Session programme
Wednesday 20 June
Social learning and evaluating its impacts in participatory adaptation planning
Organiser: Sadie McEvoy,
Time: 14:15-16:00 | Room: 2.63 | >> Session programme
Building capacity to bridge the investment gap in flood risk management 
Organiser: Chris Zevenbergen, IHE
Time: 16:30-18:15 | Room: 2.46 | >> Session programme
Thursday 21 June
  Mainstreaming nature-based solutions for climate change adaptation 
Organiser: Bregje Van Wesenbeeck, Deltares
Time: 09:15-11.00 | Room: 1.43 | >> Session programme
Adaptation practice and experience in deltas in the global south 
Organisers: Katharine Vincent, Kulima Integrated Development Solutions (Pty) Ltd South Africa (SA) and Peter van Veelen, TU Delft, Delta Alliance
Time: 14:15-16:00 | Room: 1.64 | >> Session programme | >> Invitation | Meeting report | Blog

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