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NAbSA Dialogues — Ecosystems: evaluation and cartography

ONLINE

May 28, 2024

About

Healthy ecosystems act as natural buffers against disasters. Detailed cartography allows us to plan and implement nature-based solutions effectively. Accurate data from ecosystem evaluation and cartography is critical for informed decision-making that incorporates nature-based solutions for climate adaptation, ensuring effective and sustainable policies.

This event focused on the crucial role ecosystems play in climate resilience and adaptation through the important services they provide. It offered offer technical insights into how to assess and monitor ecosystems, to reduce risks posed by climate change and biodiversity loss.

This event is part of the NAbSA Dialogues series. Every last Tuesday of the month, join enriching discussions highlighting impactful nature-based solutions for climate adaptation. Discover the successes of urban and coastal ecosystems, innovative financing strategies, and the strength of community sharing within Partnering for Climate (P4C) projects and beyond. Find out more about the series and sign up for future events here.

 

Speakers

Marcos Valderrábano, IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) Red List of Ecosystems Coordinator: The first global assessment of mangrove ecosystems.

Elise Lortie and Caroline Mailloux, UPA Développement international: Mapping ecosystems in a participatory way to understand the realities of the territories — cartography of the Femmes pro-Forêts project.

Chloé L’Ecuyer-Sauvageau, CRCEE (Chaire de recherche du Canada en économie écologique): Mapping ecosystems in a participatory way to understand the realities of the territories — cartography of the Femmes pro-Forêts project.

El Hadji Sow, Université Gaston Berger: Methodology for setting up mangrove ecosystem restoration plans as part of the SEDAD project.

Yakhya Gueye, IUCN: Restoring mangroves across the Natur’ELLES sites.

Trevor Gareth Jones, Ostrom Climate Solutions: Restoring mangroves across the Natur’ELLES sites.

Edoardo Carlucci, International Institute for Sustainable Development: Restoring mangroves across the Natur’ELLES sites.

 

Event Details

Date: May 28, 2024 

Time: 10 – 11:30 am (EST)

Location: Online