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USAID Eastern and Southern Caribbean Regional Climate Symposium Session IV. Listening to the Field: Sectoral Impacts of Climate Change

Wed,  Jun
23
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Event Format

Virtual

Event Date

Wednesday, June 23, 2021, 1:00 - 2:30 pm EDT

This panel discussion of the USAID Eastern and Southern Caribbean Regional Climate Symposium will focus on identifying and prioritising the climate impacts that require support at the sectoral and cross-sectoral level, considering them in the context of COVID-19. Panelists will discuss how to strengthen climate resilience, highlighting cutting-edge innovations to help transform the water, energy, agriculture, and fisheries sectors over the next decade. The panel will feature specialists from these sectors, including perspectives from a youth representative.

Wednesday, June 23

1:00 – 2:30 p.m. EDT

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Register here: https://primetime.bluejeans.com/a2m/register/vwsweqkg

 

Speakers:

Kistian Flemming, Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute

Milton Haughton, Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism

Ignatius Jean, Caribbean Water and Sewerage Association

Cherri-Ann Farquaharson, Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency 

Jhannel Tomlinson, Caribbean Youth Environment Network-Jamaica

 

Moderator: 

Leisa Perch, SAEDI Consulting

 

Download Session 4 handout:

Handout_Sectoral Impacts of Climate Change.pdfDownload File

This event is part of the USAID Eastern and Southern Caribbean Regional Climate Symposium, an eight-session series hosted by the USAID Eastern and Southern Caribbean Mission. The symposium’s objectives are to renew and strengthen regional partnerships by encouraging dialogue and information-sharing to advance climate action.

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