ESPA Legacy Events – Dhaka, Bangladesh
Through three events in Dhaka, ESPA engaged with Bangladeshi local and national governments, national and international non-governmental organisations, researchers and the media to share relevant insights from across the whole of the 8 year programme.
Tuesday 20th March, 2018, 4:00pm – 6:00pm | Meeting Room 1, 3rd Floor, BRAC Centre Inn | Organised by Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (with support from BRAC Centre for Climate Change and Environmental Research, C3ER)
Dr. Kate Schreckenberg, Director of ESPA, used this opportunity to brief the media about ESPA’s approach and achievements over the past eight years, and the key policy messages which have emerged from this programme as it drew to a close. Dr. Atiq Rahman, Executive Director of the Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies and Co-Chair of the International Programme Advisory Committee (IPAC) of ESPA, was present during the press briefing to share his perspectives about ESPA’s role and contribution in Bangladesh.
Tuesday 20th March, 2018, 6:00pm – 7:30pm | BRAC Auditorium, 2nd Floor, BRAC Centre Inn | Organised by Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (with support from BRAC Centre for Climate Change and Environmental Research, C3ER)
Dr Schreckenberg’s lecture, An Environment for Wellbeing: Pathways out of Poverty, focussed on ESPA’s approach and achievements over the past eight years as a global interdisciplinary research programme, with substantive projects in Bangladesh, examining how ecosystems function and how the services that they provide support or undermine efforts to alleviate poverty and/ or enhance wellbeing for poor people in developing countries.
Deltas Project Stakeholder Engagement Workshop
Wednesday 21st March, 2018, 9:30am – 2:00pm | BRAC Auditorium 1, 2nd Floor, BRAC Centre Inn | Organised by BRAC Centre for Climate Change and Environmental Research, C3ER (with support from Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies)
This stakeholder engagement event aimed to share the findings of the Deltas Project with a wide range of partners from government, research, and development agencies; and sought to engage partners in an interactive discussion on how the insights and models from the project can be used going forward to inform policy and practice in Bangladesh.
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