Climate Change and Hydro-conflicts – the Research Project CLICO
On 5 December 2013, Christiane Gerstetter of the Ecologic Institute presented the EU-funded project "Climate Change, Hydro-conflicts and Human Security (CLICO)" at the lecture series "Ringvorlesung Entwicklungspolitik" at the Technical University of Berlin. The Ecologic Institute was the leader of one work package conducting a policy analysis and giving policy recommendations. The presentation is available for download.
The lecture series of the winter semester 2013/14 focused on water conflicts and water cooperation. Speakers included members of research institutes, NGOs and the GIZ, presenting a range of research projects and case studies in the context of water conflicts and cooperation.
Christiane Gerstetter presented the main objectives, research outcomes and policy recommendations of the CLICO project, focusing especially on the work of the Ecologic Institute on the analysis of international, national and regional policies for dealing with hydro-climatic hazards and adaptation with a view to security. She also gave an insight into the work on EU-funded research projects in general and the challenges and difficulties of working with an international research consortium.