In each episode, one of ECDPM’s experts talks to a guest about their projects and ideas to maximise the potential of climate adaptation.
In the first episode, Hanne Knaepen, who is coordinating ECDPM’s climate work, talks to Professor Saleemul Huq, Director of the International Centre for Climate Change and Development in Bangladesh, and a leading global expert on climate change and sustainable development, particularly from the perspective of developing countries. The two discuss South-South learning to understand what vulnerable African countries can learn from Bangladesh from a policy, financing and practical point of view.
- Dans le deuxième épisode de notre nouvelle série de podcasts sur l’adaptation au climat, Sophie Desmidt est rejointe par Ibrahima Fofana, responsable de programme à Wetlands International, basé à Mopti, au Mali. Il nous parle de son travail pour renforcer la résilience au changement climatique dans un contexte d’insécurité.
In the third episode, Paulina Bizzotto Molina, policy officer of ECDPM’s Sustainable food systems team, talks to Caroline Mwongera, Global Leader for Policies and Institutions for Climate Action at the Alliance of Biodiversity International and the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture, and a farming systems and climate change expert. The two discuss adaptation in food systems and how digital solutions can bridge the gap between science and farmers and the most vulnerable communities.
In our fourth episode, San Bilal, ECDPM’s head of Programme on Trade, Investment and Finance, talks to Cinzia Losenno, Senior Climate Change Specialist at the European Investment Bank (EIB). They discuss the EIB’s ambition of becoming the EU climate bank, its brand new Climate Bank Roadmap 2021-2025 and the role finance can play in climate adaptation efforts.
In the fifth and final episode of the series, Hanne Knaepen, who is coordinating ECDPM’s work on climate, talks to Kitty van der Heijden, Director General of International Cooperation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands and former Director for Africa-Europe relations at the World Resources Institute. The two discuss the Dutch government’s priorities in the field of climate adaptation and reflect on some of the topics discussed throughout the podcast series.