Community Based Climate Change Adaptation & Resilience (Virtual and Onsite)
January 22, 2024 - January 26, 2024
Climate change (CC) threatens progress on development, particularly in developing countries, because they have the least capacity to cope. Adaptation to climate change in these countries is therefore critical. These adjustments in response to the negative impacts of climate change are necessary as they are locally focused and inexpensive. The significance and importance of evaluating vulnerability and adaptation strategies are that it identifies and measures the level of the short- and long-term threats (natural disasters, climate change) and the ability to cope with these threats, guides and supports decision-making, government policies, planning, international aid, and investment, helps and orientates processes for deciding on priorities in strategies and initiatives to reduce vulnerability and adapt and, finally, for defining and applying measures aimed at reducing present and future vulnerability.
Adaptation efforts based at the local level address the exposure of vulnerable recipients to the adverse impacts of climate change. Community-based climate change adaptation identifies and facilitates local development activities that strengthen the capacity of local people to adapt to the capricious climate. This approach employs participatory processes and disaster risk reduction.
The individual cost for the onsite training workshop is USD 850 for individual participants and USD 650 for groups above 10 participants, exclusive of 16% VAT. Participants attending the onsite training will be responsible for their travel expenses and arrangements, such as airport transfers (and visa application, where necessary), food and accommodation, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses. The Virtual Cost of the training is USD 700 for individual participants and USD 600 for groups above 10 participants, exclusive of 16% VAT. This covers the training fee, resource materials, and conference package.
The target groups are humanitarian and development management practitioners, non-governmental workers, and government staff.
Participants will acquire knowledge and skills to:
- Identify various Community-Based Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience (CBCCA&R) approaches;
- Highlight the causes of global climate change and the impacts on development;
- Clarify how climate change adaptation and mitigation measures are linked to country development plans;
- Identify ways to reduce household and community vulnerability to climate change
- Use tools to integrate CC considerations into the community plans;
- Applying CCA knowledge to sustainable development and poverty reduction practices at the local and other levels.
- Outline participatory monitoring and evaluation (PME) and appraisal tools of community responses to CC;
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All graduates of SDS are provided with dedicated coaches to accompany them after completion of the training, including receiving recent and relevant journals, research, and benchmarking practices on topical issues in respective disciplines.
This course has beginners and advanced modules, and SDS will advise individuals appropriately after reviewing their applications.
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