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Climate Summit for a Living Himalayas
14 Oct 2011 - 14 Oct 2011
Thimpu, Butan

This summit is convened by the Governments of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal with support from the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), MacArthur, ICIMOD, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the UN Development Programme (UNDP), and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The summit is expected to: outline a 10-year roadmap for adaptation to climate change; develop a proposal to secure all of the eastern Himalaya?s temperate and alpine forests and grasslands for ensuring biodiversity persistence and maintaining ecosystem services; and create regional ?adaptation expert groups.?

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