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May 27, 2024

5th ICCDA to Address Climate Change Challenges

The 5th annual International Conference on Communication and Development in Africa (ICCDA), hosted by the Institute of Strategic and Development Communication (ISDEVCOM) at Nasarawa State University, Keffi, is gearing up to address one of the continent’s most pressing challenges: climate change.

Distinguished guests, including Vice President Kashim Shettima and Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State, are slated to deliver keynote speeches at the event, focusing on policies and strategies to combat the adverse effects of climate change. With a theme centered on “Communication, Climate Change, and Resilience in Africa,” the conference aims to facilitate discussions among policymakers, practitioners, academics, and students on innovative approaches to climate resilience.

Dr. Salisu Dahiru, the Director General of the National Council on Climate Change, will kick off the conference with a keynote address, setting the stage for engaging conversations on the intersection of communication and climate resilience.

Additionally, the presence of esteemed figures such as the 12th Emir of Nasarawa Emirate, Ibrahim Jibril, underscores the importance of collaborative efforts in addressing climate challenges.

The conference offers a unique opportunity for attendees to glean insights from leading experts, forge meaningful connections, and explore actionable solutions to mitigate the impacts of climate change across various sectors. Emmanuel Dandaura, the conference convener and Director of the Institute, emphasizes the critical role of communication in fostering resilience amidst the climate crisis.

With a lineup of influential speakers, including Minister of Information and National Orientation Mohammed Idris and Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria, Ali M Ali, the conference promises to be a dynamic platform for advancing the discourse on climate resilience and sustainable development in Africa.

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