Prof. James W. McAvley and Matthew Snell form University of Huddersfield courtesy call to ICCA

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Date and time: 
Mon, 2018-06-25 12:00
Location / Venue: 

ICCA , Directors Board Room

From right: Prof. Olago, Prof. Shem Wandiga (Ag. Director ICCA), Mathew Snell and Prof. James W. Mcavley from University of Huddersfield and Peter Oluoch (Masters in Climate Change and Adaptation student) during courtesy visit from University of Huddersfield Academic staff  who are in the country to collect information on climate change among pastoralist communities in Mandera and Wajir

Rural Agency For Community Development and Assistance (RACIDA) is currently hosting researchers from University of Huddersfield located in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England who are in the Country to collect information on  the role of collective in understanding adaption to climate change among the pastoralist communities in Mandera and Wajir, Counties often faced with extreme cases drought.  

How climate change and its impacts becomes inscribed into the memory of a community or an individual in the form of oral history, ideology, custom, narrative, artifact, or technological and physical adaptation. The different forms of remembering and recording the past represent central media through which information about past events is curated, recycled, and transmitted across generations and into the future.

Prof. James W. McAvley - University of Huddersfield, Political Sociology and Irish Studies, School of Human and Health Sciences  and   Matthew Snell -Research Projects Manager, Department of Management centre for Sustainability and Responsibility, Governance and Ethics, visited the Institute for information sharing that will foster collaborating opportunities for climate change adaptation.                                                                      

Expiry Date: 
Fri, 2021-12-31 14:38
Contact Person: 

Prof. Shem Wandiga and Prof. Daniel Olago

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