A workshop of about 45 participants, representing 14 different African nations was held in Dakar, Senegal on June 27, 2012 (Press Release). Partner organizations included:
- The African Academy of Sciences (AAS),
- the World Academy of Sciences (TWAS),
- The Royal Society,
- Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), and
- United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
The Senegalese National Academy of Science and Technology (ANSTS) hosted the workshop.
More information about thisworkshop can be found in SRMGI's synthesis report, Governance of Research on Solar Geoengineering: African Perspectives.
|Andrew Parker, The Royal Society||Geoengineering the Climate|
|Cassandra Brunette, Environmental Defense Fund||Global State of SRM Research|
|Alex Hanafi, Environmental Defense Fund||Governance and the Solar Radiation Management Governance Initiative|
|Professor Richard Odingo, Former IPCC Vice President||Implications of SRM for Africa and its role on Climate Change|
|Professor Georges-Ivo Ekosse, Walter Sisulu University||Solar Radiation Management Governance Initiative: Involving Africa|