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Vulnerability Assessment Lessons from the Culture and Heritage Worlds in Africa
November 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am EET
10:30 – 11:30 (EET)
This event focuses on enhancing heritage-based climate action by showcasing tools and examples of successful and effective vulnerability assessments in Africa. In addition, the panel discussion aims to highlight the key contributions of the culture and the heritage sector in climate change actions towards resilience and adaptation. These include the importance of stakeholder mapping, defining the local values and assets that are vulnerable to climate change and the relevance of discussing how the vulnerability of values and heritage reflects on the economy and social aspects such as livelihood and cohesion of communities.
Dr. Salma Sabour, Researcher in Climate Change and Heritage, Dissemination Manager of the Climate Vulnerability Index (CVI) Africa project
Mercy Mbogelah, Tanzania Wildlife Management Authority
Simon Musazi, Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda
Daniel Ishaya Mwada, Heritage and Site Manager with National Commission for Museums and Monuments, Nigeria
Ibrahim Tchan, Director and Co-Founder of the Tata Somba Ecomuseum, Benin
Dr Haruna Audu Omar, ICOMOS-Nigeria
Revocatus Bugumba, National Museums of Tanzania