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Tackling climate change and food security in Least Developed Countries, with a focus on Bangladesh

  •  Wednesday 12 February 2020
  •  4-6pm
  •  Nike Lecture Theatre
    School of Agriculture, Policy and Development

Graduate Institute of International Development, Agriculture and Economics

Annual Lecture: Wednesday 12th February 2020

Booking required https://store.rdg.ac/2RdcXrX

4pm Nike Lecture Theatre, Q&A and discussion from 5pm followed by drinks in the Agriculture cafe

“Tackling climate change and food security in Least Developed Countries, with a focus on Bangladesh”

Dr Saleemul Huq

Director, International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD), and Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB), Senior Fellow International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Brief Biography: Prior to joining ICCCAD, Dr Huq was Director of the Climate Change Programme at the IIED and has worked extensively on the inter-linkages between climate change and sustainable development, from the perspective of the developing countries. He was previously the founding Executive Director of the Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS), a leading independent research and policy think tank in Bangladesh. Dr Huq completed his BSc and PhD at Imperial College, London and has published numerous articles, was a lead author of the chapter on Adaptation and Sustainable Development in the 3rd IPCC assessment report, and a coordinating lead author of ‘Inter-relationships between adaptation and mitigation’ IPCC 4th Assessment Report (2007). He is also author of "Streamlining adaptation to climate change into development projects at the national and local level, In European Parliament, Financing climate change policies in developing countries," 2008.

Supported by the International Development Department, School of Agriculture, Policy and Development