ISLAMABAD (PR) - The Rural Support Programmes Network (RSPN) and Institute for Social Science and Environmental Transition (ISET) co-hosted “Result Sharing Session on Climate Change Resilience” at Serena Hotel. The event was attended by senior officials from government of Pakistan, donor agencies and national NGOs.

RSPN initiated a research project in collaboration with ISET that focused on access to basic services within rural communities that build adaptive capacity to disasters, specifically floods. Studying four districts along the Indus River Chitral, Charsadda, Dadu and Mithi, the project is co-funded by IDRC and DFID.

Dr Marcus Moench, President ISET-USA, made a presentation on climate change adaptation in global and regional context and Dr Daanish Mustafa, Reader Kings College, London talked about the hydro-politics in Indus Basin.