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Title: Training Course on Climate Change Adaptation In A Changing Environment»

Training Course on Climate Change Adaptation In A Changing Environment in Nairobi and Mombasa; Kenya

A response strategy to climate change is an additional and new area of sustainable community development, that in addition to many other local priorities like reducing poverty, improving sanitation and safe access to fresh water, health issues and diminishing ecological resiliency. Many of climate change these impacts, such as impacts on ecological systems, have cascading effects on social, economic and health outcomes. In order to respond to climate change, more vigorous actions are required to mitigate emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and to adapt to unavoidable consequences that are increasing vulnerability around the world.

This training will equip the learner with knowledge on local sustainability, its development challenges and local vulnerabilities in the context of climate changes at regional and global levels in order to understand their linkages.

Duration

5 days.

Who Should Attend?

The course is meant for mid-career professionals, dealing with climate change adaptation and mitigation options in developing countries, working for a research organization, NGO, government or civil society. Participants need to have a relevant tertiary education with at least one year of experience in a course-related discipline like agriculture, disaster risk management, food security, water management, biodiversity, forestry, or other natural resources management.

Course Objective

·         Conduct and interpret vulnerability assessments by understanding its key components of exposure, sensitivity and capacity

·         Identify impacts of future climate change and climate variability on human well-being and environment

·         Identify key areas of integration, in which adaptation to climate change goes hand-in hand with other development priorities and building resilience in natural and human systems

·         Identify and develop basic elements of an implementation plan to progress with adaptation options.

Course Content

Module 1: Principles and key concepts

  • Introduction to climate change and climate change adaptation
  • Strategy development and planning for Climate Change Adaptation
  • Legal frame work for Climate Change Adaptation
  • Characteristics of Vulnerability and Scope of the Assessment
  • Vulnerability Assessments and the DPSIR Framework
    • Defining vulnerability
    • Vulnerability to climate change
  • Monitoring Vulnerability

Module 2: Introduction to GIS for Climate change

  • Introduction to GIS software
  • Planning for a GIS system installation
  • Working with a GIS software
  • Introduction to GPS
  • GPS data collection
  • GPS data download

Module 3: Impacts of Climate Change and their Assessment

  • Economic sector
  • social structure
  • Agriculture
  • Natural resources
  • Migration and disasters

Module 4: Climate Change Response

  • Creating Responses: Determining the adaptation options     
  • Mainstreaming climate change into development decisions     
  • Developing adaptation responses
  • Contingency Planning

Module 5: Knowledge resources for Climate Change Adaptation

  • Climate modeling climate forecasting and applied technologies for Climate Change monitoring
  • Vulnerability assessment
  • Uncertainties and risk management
  • Capacity building for Climate Change Adaptation
  • The role of GIS and Remote Sensing in climate forecasting and modeling

Module 6: Prioritizing Adaptation Responses

  • Developing a Basic Implementation Plan and a Communication Strategy
    • Implementing adaptation responses
    • Communicating climate change and adaptation

 

Methodology

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

Key Notes

i. The participant must be conversant with English.

ii. Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with an Authorized Training Certificate

iii. Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

iv. The course fee includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, buffet lunch and A Certificate upon successful completion of Training.

v. One-year post-training support Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

vi. Payment should be done at least a week before commence of the training, to DATASTAT CONSULTANCY LTD account, as indicated in the invoice so as to enable us prepare better for you.

Course Schedule

Start Date End Date Register
. 05/08/2024 09/08/2024 Register
. 15/07/2024 19/07/2024 Register
. 03/06/2024 07/06/2024 Register
. 07/10/2024 11/10/2024 Register
. 04/03/2024 08/03/2024 Register
. 16/09/2024 20/09/2024 Register
. 19/08/2024 23/08/2024 Register
. 02/09/2024 06/09/2024 Register
. 06/05/2024 10/05/2024 Register
. 22/04/2024 26/04/2024 Register
. 08/04/2024 12/04/2024 Register
. 18/03/2024 22/03/2024 Register
. 17/06/2024 21/06/2024 Register
. 01/07/2024 05/07/2024 Register
. 20/05/2024 24/05/2024 Register
. 21/10/2024 25/10/2024 Register
. 04/11/2024 08/11/2024 Register
. 18/11/2024 22/11/2024 Register
. 02/12/2024 06/12/2024 Register
. 16/12/2024 20/12/2024 Register