Keep up with past and upcoming events from the Walker Institute
Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture (SFSA) – Actuarial Training December 2022
As part of the InsuResilience Fund funded project, ‘Boosting Agriculture Risk Mitigation through Weather Index Insurance for Smallholder Farmers in Bangladesh’, The Walker Institute delivered an Actuary Training Lab to support the knowledge management and capacity building aspect of the SFSA Agricultural Insurance Solutions impact charter. SFSA works with smallholder farmers in the Global South, helping them raise their yields and tap into markets: for better income and food security.
Outreach Climate Change Talk at u3a Reading
As part of their involvement with the Climate Ambassadors Scheme, Dr Cathie Wells and Dr Elena Saggioro presented a climate talk to Reading’s University of the Third Age. The presentation was the inaugural annual lecture given in memory of Nina Webb, a keen environmentalist and former member of the u3a Science and Technology Group.
Outreach Climate Change Talk at Henley College
Dr Cathie Wells and PhD student Jessica Underwood were invited by Henley College to present the Walker Institute’s work and their involvement in CoP27 to a group of Year 12 and 13 environmental science students, within the broader framework of climate change adaptation.
Community Centered Advocacy Using Participatory Visual Methods: A Case of Farmers at Nakoosi Village, Mukono, Uganda
Dr Grady Walker, one of Walker Institute‘s Interdisciplinary Research Fellows, ran training workshops for farmers in Mukono, Uganda.
Community Centred Advocacy Using Participatory Visual Methods in Bogura, Bangladesh, 2022
Dr Grady Walker successfully facilitated a training in Bogura, Bangladesh, with Walker Institute partners from the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture and BRAC, an INGO headquartered in Dhaka.
Climate Ambassador Workshop with Climate Outreach 2022
The Walker Institute facilitated the full-day Climate Ambassador Workshop which was delivered and funded by Climate Outreach on 10th June 2022.
UNDRR Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction Conference in Bali, Indonesia 23-28 May 2022
Pen Cabot, Walker Business Development Director, attended UNDRR’s Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR), GP2022 7th Session, Bali, Indonesia, between 23 and 28 May 2022.
Participatory workshop on “Climate Adaptation Options for Drought-Vulnerable Heritage Sites in East of England” partnered with Historic England
The Walker Institute and its partner, Historic England, co-organized a workshop attended by experts, practitioners, and academics from across the heritage and environment sectors, including national and regional public bodies from across the UK.