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Water Management, Health and Climate Adaptation in Barbados

May 09, 2013 // 8:30am6:30pm
Event Co-sponsors: 
Environmental Change and Security Program
Latin American Program

*This event will take place at the University of the West Indies - Cave Hill Campus. A live webcast is availble*

Have questions? Send it in via Twitter: @brazilportal #barbadosclimate

 

8:30                 Introductions and Welcome

Roger-Mark De Souza, Director, Population, Environmental Change and Security Program, Wilson Center

Carmen Lacambra, Director of Research, Grupo Laera, and Wilson Center program consultant

8: 40                       Opening Remarks

Wayne Hunte, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Research, UWI Cave Hill

9:00                        Water Management and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Caribbean

Adrian Cashman, Senior Lecturer - Water Resources Management CERMES, UWI Cave Hill

            Basil Fernandez, Managing Director Water Resources Authority, Jamaica

Q&A: Moderated by Carmen Lacambra

10:45-11:15         Coffee Break

11:15 – 13:00      Health and Climate Change Adaptation

    Sally Edwards, Regional Advisor, Environmental Epidemiology, Pan American Health Organization, Barbados

Winfred Greaves, Project Manager, Climate Change Adaptation to Protect Human Health in Barbados, supported by the Pan American Health Organization and the Global Environmental Facility

Inés Navarro González, Environmental Engineer Coordinator, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico

Q&A: Moderated by Carmen Lacambra

13:00 - 14:00       Lunch

14:15 - 15:45       Adapta Sertão, A successful climate adaptation initiative from Brazil

Daniele Cesano, Technology Director Adapta Sertão Social Technologies for Climate Change Adaptation, Pintadas, Bahia, Brazil

Q&A: Moderated by Carmen Lacambra

15:45 – 16:25      Coffee Break

16:30 – 18:30      Public Session

16:30 – 16:45      Introductory remarks by:

                                Andrew Downes, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Planning and Development, UWI Cave Hill

      Roger-Mark De Souza, Director, Population, Environmental Change and Security Program, Wilson Center

16:45 – 17:10      Opening Remarks:

              Christopher Sandrolini, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy to Barbados

              The Hon. David Estwick, Minister of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management

17:10 – 18:30      Panel discussion with:

Adrian Cashman, Senior Lecturer - Water Resources Management CERMES, UWI Cave Hill

Daniele Cesano, Technology Director Adapta Sertão Social Technologies for Climate Change Adaptation, Pintadas, Bahia, Brazil

Sally Edwards, Regional Advisor, Environmental Epidemiology, Pan American Health Organization, Barbados

Moderator:

Roger-Mark De Souza, Director, Population, Environmental Change and Security Program, Wilson Center

 

 

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