T2 S3: Societal and economic improvements to increase resilience and adaptation capacity

23.11.2023 11:15 – 12:45
Auditory C102

As we face environmental degradation and escalating resource demands, the need to adapt and enhance resilience is more pressing. This dynamic landscape is shaped by technological advances, urbanization, and the vital role of policies and governance. Innovation is pivotal in driving sustainable economic improvements, while public-private partnerships play a central role in addressing resource scarcity and climate change. Therefore, understanding the current state of the populations’ development is crucial to recommend and focus actions to adapt to climate change.

This session aims to examine insights and solutions to move towards a future characterized by increased resilience and adaptability. It will focus on understanding the relationships between societal and economic improvements and the urgent challenges we face.

Session Host

Gina Berrones, Adrián Sucozhañay


11:15 – 11:20Welcome and introduction
11:20 –
The Gulf of Nicoya Food-Climate-Biodiversity NEXUS in Costa RicaChristian Birkel
11:35 –
Sustainable rural development starts with waterNátali Maidl de Souza
11:50 –
Improving Food-Nutrition and Water Security Outcomes through the Adoption of Climate-smart Practices: Evidence from Agricultural Households in South AfricaOmotayo Abiodun Olusola
12:05 –
Farmers´ perceptions and strategies for adaptation to climate variability in an Andean mountain agroecosystemMishel Palacios
12:20 –
“Are the rains failing us?”: Exploring female rice farmers’ perceptions and adaptation to climate change and food insecurity in Northwest CameroonLotsmartFonjong
12:20 –
General discussion and summary