On May 1, 2020, WOTR brought together a diverse range of stakeholders including policy makers, government officials, researchers, corporate donor representatives, and development practitioners for a half-day virtual workshop in order to reach a consensus on Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) for building resilience to COVID-19 in rural Maharashtra.
Consultation on Climate Adaptation and Services for Water, Food and Health Security
The Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR) through its Centre for Resilience Studies (W-CReS) in collaboration with Wageningen University and Research (WUR) and with support from the European Commission, Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the UK Department for International Development & the Hindustan Unilever Foundation, hosted a Consultation on the 20-21st of April 2017 at the Four Points by Sheraton, Pune.
The goal of the consultation was to assess existing synergies and disconnects between climate adaptation and services and to enable the formation of linkages between researchers and stakeholders.
About the Consultation
The event, over a period of two days, focused on question of climate change adaptation and climate services in the context of water, food and health security. The event presented a forum where researchers from India and Europe interacted with stakeholders from the government agencies, NGOs, the private sector and innovative small and medium enterprises in order to facilitate an exchange of knowledge and to develop new partnerships. The event brought together with a mix of government staff, private sector agencies, civil society, researchers and related experts.