Local Planning for DRR in Rural Africa
3rd Webinar RISD20
The third webinar of the Risk-informed sustainable development in the rural tropics (RISD20) initiative is dedicated to local planning. Speakers form the Politecnico di Torino, the Universities of Ottawa (Canada) and Ziguinchor (Senegal) will attend the event. The moderation is by the University Abdou Moumouni of Niamey (Niger).
Discussing improvements in local risk reduction plans based on the achievements of ANADIA 2.0 and similar projects.
The webinar is simultaneously translated into English and French.
11:00 am, Vieri Tarchiani, Foreword
11:10 am, Andrea Galligari, Settlement Dynamics and Flood Exposure in the Dosso Region, Niger
11:25 am, Maurizio Tiepolo, Nine Local Plans for Disaster Risk Reduction in Rural Niger
11:40 am, Cheikh Fall, Flood Risk Mapping at Catchment Scale using the Flood Potential Index: Case of the Niéri-Ko Sub-basin (Gambia River Basin) and Risk Reduction Strategies
11:55 am, Ousmane Seidou, Development of an Early Warning System for Riverine and Rainfall-induced Floods for Nine Communities Across Niger and Mali: Achievements, Challenges and Future Developments
00:10 pm, Discussion (Mamoudou Idrissa, Moderator)
A recording of the webinar will be made available to all speakers and participants.
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June 21, 5:00 pm
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