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GECAFS Vulnerability Workshop


 
Event Type:
Workshop

Start date:
January 15, 2003

End date:
January 16, 2003

Location:
NAS, Washington DC, USA  

Summary:
Global Environmental Change and Food Systems Vulnerability Workshop took place in Washington DC, in January 2003. The Workshop objectives were: to clarify definitions and disciplinary viewpoints of vulnerability science relevant to food systems; to design a framework for synthesising current natural and social science concepts of vulnerability as relating to GECAFS; to outline a proposal to the ICSU 2004 Call (submission date ed February 2003) to prepare for undertaking a coordinted study of vulnerability in one of the initial GECAFS study regions.