GLD Policy Roundtable: Agriculture and Local Adaptation to Climate Change in the MENA Region

Together with Alternative Policy Solutions (APS), GLD will be hosting a special roundtable series during the summer and autumn of 2022 on climate change and environmental justice research. The first roundtable in this series will tackle agriculture and local adaptation strategies implemented in the MENA region. The panellists will also reflect on the gaps in both research and policy regarding community-based adaptation to climate change. GLD and APS in partnership with: The Climate Change and Environment program (CC&E) - Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University in Beruit- Lebanon. Center for Environmental Studies and Research (CESAR), Sultan Qaboos University- Oman. Institute of Environmental Studies (IES) at the University of Khartoum, Sudan.

Panellists: Khalifa Al-Zeidi- The Center for Environmental Studies and Research, Sultan Qaboos University Prof. Yahia Gumaa- Institute of Environmental Studies (IES), University of Khartoum Dr. Mohamed Salih- Faculty of Agriculture, University of Khartoum Dr. Nadim Farajalla - Issam Fares, Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs, American University in Beirut

Chair: Thabit Jacobs - The Program on Governance and Local Development, University of Gothenburg