Round table discussion on “Development of Climate Change Adaptation Plan at local level”
“Country Water Partnership” scientific, educational NGO held a round-table discussion on development of draft for Action Plan towards Climate Change Adaptation (APCCA) on the 24th of June in RA Lori marz Municipality (t. Vanadzor). The event was held in the framework of “Development of Climate Change Adaptation Plan at local levell” project financed by European Union, Austrian Development Agency and Austrian Red Cross.
Specialists of Agriculture and Environment Protection Department of RA Lori marz Municipality, administration heads of Mets Parni, Margahovit and Basen rural communities of RA Lori and Shirak marzes, the members of community councils of the three rural communities, representatives of the Armenian Red Cross Society “Climate Forum East II” project member organizations, representatives of RA Lori and Shirak marzes Aarhus Centers, local NGOs and other experts (ecologists, farmers, foresters and financiers) to take part in the event.
The project was introduced and presentations were made on “Assessment of Vulnerability towards Climate Change in the communities: social survey, results analyses in the three communities”, “Preliminary Assessment of the Three Rural Communities Vulnerability towards Climate Change”. The Action Plan towards Climate Change Adaptation draft was discussed. It was agreed to carry out an active and mutually beneficial cooperation between all stakeholders during the meeting.