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DGCAA organizes seminar on climate change

DGCAA organizes seminar on climate change
DGC students at the seminar on climate change held on May 18. (NP)
Staff Reporter DIMAPUR, MAY 18 (NPN) | Publish Date: 5/18/2019 12:13:28 PM IST

To understand in broader ways the effects and causes of climatic changes, a seminar was held Saturday, at Dimapur Government College (DGC) auditorium. 

The seminar was organized by DGC Alumni Association (DGCAA) in collaboration with the department of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Nagaland. 

Presenting power-point on the topic “Government response to the threat of climate change and involvement of the community” assistant  conservator of Forest (headquater) the PCFF & HOFF, Kohima and deputy project director Nagaland Forest Management Project (funded by JICA) Ango Konyak highlighted about Nagaland, State Action Plan on Climate Change (Nagaland SAPCC) where 25 government departments have been involved in preparation.

He also highlighted the climate related projects and activities in Nagaland involving department of Agriculture, National Mission on Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA), National Innovations in Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA), department of Land Resources including Springshed of development project and department of Science and Technology on sustainable Himalayan ecosystem and national mission on strategic knowledge for climate change. 

Furthermore it was informed that review of Nagaland SAPCC is on, and there have been participatory input from various government departments, assisted by GIZ (German development Agency) and draft in final stage. 

The other two resource persons for the seminar were  Butesen Ozukum, freelance trainer, Leadership & Community Development, Shillong who spoke on “Consequences of climate change and counter-measures” and Suman WM Sivachar, deputy conservator of Forests, chief wildlife warden office and wildlife warden, Kiphire Wildlife Division, who spoke on “Combating climate change through conservation of forest and wildlife.”

The well researched presentations on various aspects of climate change and the role of individuals, community and government in dealing with the different challenges was followed by an interactive session where teachers, students and alumni participated. 

Earlier, Kavili Jakhalu, principal, DGC, in her opening remarks stated  that human activities were the main cause for climate change and therefore imperative to find solutions to care for the same. 

Vote of thanks was delivered by Limanaro, associate professor of Education in the programme moderated by Selina walling, assistant professor of Environmental Studies and Meripeni Ngully, associate professor of History.


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