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News Call for abstracts for the International Workshop on "Climate change in the Maghreb: thresholds and limits to adaptation"

The University of Marrakech and its partners, with the support of the Climate Change and Adaptation in Africa program (CCAA), announce a two day international workshop to be held on 25 and 26 of November 2008 in Marrakech. The title of the conference is "Climate change in the Maghreb: thresholds and limits to adaptation".

The overall objective of this conference is to consider strategies for adapting to climate change, in particular to explore the potential barriers to adaptation that may limit the ability of societies in the Maghreb countries to adapt to climate change and to identify opportunities for overcoming these barriers.

Workshop Themes:
Theme 1: Understanding ecosystem thresholds in climate change in the Maghreb
Theme 2: Adaptation Catalyst Metrics; indicators for measuring the effectiveness of adaptation
Theme 3: What are the institutional changes required to address climate change?
Theme 4: Free thematic areas

Deadline for Submission of Abstracts is 10 October 2008.

Contact information Pr M Messouli UCAM Faculté des Sciences Semlalia Département de Biologie LHEA BP 2390, Marrakech (email:
Phone: Fax: +212 24 43 74 12
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Source of information University Cadi Ayyad,& Semlalia Faculty of Sciences, Marrakech
Geographical coverage Morocco
News date 23/09/2008
Working language(s) ENGLISH , FRENCH