Day 4

Friday, October 18, 2013

8:00                  Registration

09:00 – 10:30 Simba Hall

Plenary A4: Advancing Climate Research Frontiers- Priority Research Gaps to Address Critical Climate Service Needs of End-Users, Policy Developers & Vulnerable Communities in Africa
Chair: Dr Burhani Nyenzi, Climate Consult LTD; Moderator: Fredrick Semazzi, NCSU

09:00 – 10:00   Parallel Sessions Report Back to Plenary on Recommendations

Format: 10 min presentations by Parallel Session Chairs, followed by 5 min Q&A

10:00 – 10:30   Coffee Break

10:30 – 12:30Simba Hall

Plenary A5: Climate Research Programs to Address Priority Climate Research Gaps and Inform Adaptation Decision-Making in Africa- Summary of Conclusions & Lessons Learnt from ACC2013
Chair: ACC2013 SC; Filipe Lucio, WMO/GFCS     Moderator: Anna Pirani, CLIVAR

10:30 – 11:30    Marketplace: Towards a common climate research agenda for Africa
Mapping & Prioritizing Pan-African Climate Research Program Proposals Towards a Conference Common Strategy to Address the Research Priorities in Climate Research to inform priority adaptation decisions in 21st century Africa

11:30- 12:30     Partners Roundtable: Supporting Implementation of the common climate research Agenda for Africa

- ICSU Africa, Edith Madela-Mntla

- AfDB, Samba B. Tounkara

- IDRC, Edith Adera

- USAID, Julie Fisher

- DfID, Claire Shakya

- CGIAR CCAFS, James Kinyangi

- GFCS – Filipe Lucio

- MFA- Kari Hauge Riisøen, Asun Lera St Clair

12:30 – 14:30     Lunch Break

                        Conference organizers prepare Final Conference Declaration


14:30 – 16:30 Simba Hall

Plenary A6: Plenary Closing Session
Chair: ACC2013 SC                                                      Moderator: Anna Pirani, CLIVAR

14:30 – 14:45   Awards for Best Posters

14:45 – 16:00   Conference Declaration – Discussion and Amendments 

16:00              Closing Statements

End of ACC2013; Start of the Third Annual Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA-III)

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