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Café Series

Space for Interaction hosts debates on topical and current issues related to poverty, development and social change, held at CEPA premises in an informal setting. The Café series focuses mainly on non-mainstream subjects, targeted towards non academic, non development and the youth. There are 4-6 Café series per year.

Ecosystem-based Adaptation in Sri Lanka - What scope for empowerment of vulnerable communities?

A presentation will be made by Stephen Woroniecki, a PhD candidate on his preliminary findings, highlighting how Ecosystem-based approaches to climate change Adaptation (EbA) may provide opportunities for empowerment among social groups that have the least capabilities to address climate change.

He conducted an empirical study using both qualitative, quantitative and participatory methods and has based his field research in Mannar, Kurunegala and Nuwara Eliya.

Stephen is a PhD Candidate in Sustainability Science from Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies (LUCSUS), Sweden

June 21st @ 4 30 pm, CEPA.