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									Key debates in climate, poverty and development

                 August 29, 2011
10:00 – 10:05      Welcome: Gry Synnevåg, Noragric
10:05 -10:10       Introduction: Siri Eriksen, Noragric

10:00 – 11:05 Theme 1: Development structures and growth

   Arild Vatn, Noragric: How do current structures contribute to (or solve) the climate
   problem? Do we need new development structures? Zero-growth? Arild Vatn.
   Asun StClair, CICERO: Climate change as a global development issue

   Debate/discussion. Led by Desmond McNeill, SUM, University of Oslo.

11:05 – 12:00 Theme 2: Marginalisation processes and climate change measures

   Gitte Motzfeldt, Development Fund: Potential and constraints to addressing
   underlying causes of vulnerability through development programmes
   Tor Arve Benjaminsen, Noragric: Land grabbing as a marginalization process

   Debate/discussion. Led by Andrei Marin, Noragric

12:00 -13:00 Lunch break
13:00-14:05 The potential of climate risk management to strengthen adaptation

   Ingrid Nyborg, Noragric: How can humanitarian approaches contribute to
   addressing development problems
   Erling Kvernvik, Red Cross: Examples of how the Red Cross works to strengthen
   resilience at the local level

   Debate/discussion. Led by Linda Sygna, University of Oslo

14:05 – 14:20 Tea/coffee break

14:20 – 15:25 Can we change development through climate change measures?

   John McNeish, Noragric: No Rights, No REDD: The "social" as a missing ingredient
   to a viable plan for the reduction of deforestation
   Kirsten Ulsrud, University of Oslo: Local level transformation towards
   sustainability: Implementing solar energy supply in a village in Kenya
   Sunetro Ghosal, Noragric: How do we foster change through social movements?

   Debate/discussion. Led by Lars Kåre Grimsby, Noragric

15:25-15:40 Karen O’Brien, University of Oslo: Comments on the day’s discussions: Do
   we need to shift the debate from adaptation to transformation?

15:40 – 16:00 Siri Eriksen: What next? The Norwegian Climate, Poverty and
   Development Forum

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