The Institute of Resource Assessment (IRA) University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in collaboration with the Natural Resources and Environment Centre (NAREC) of Malawi and Environmental Research and Policy Solutions (ERPS) of Botswana is organizing a conference to be held in Arusha – Tanzania, from 24th – 26th August, 2009. The theme of the conference is Strengthening Local Agricultural Innovations to Adapt to Climate Change through networking in Tanzania, Botswana and Malawi. The topics of the papers should be centered on climate change adaptation on agricultural production in the three above mentioned countries. The deadline for submitting abstracts is 15th june 2009. For further information you can contact: The Director, Institute of Resource Assessment (IRA), University of Dar es Salaam on firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.