Climate Change Policy, Planning and Budgeting

COURSE OUTLINE.
Course Title: Climate Change Policy, Planning and Budgeting
(Climate Adaptation and Mitigation and Monitoring and Evaluation)
Course Objectives
On completion of the course, participants should be able to:
• Share and learn knowledge about climate change adaption.
• Promote the concept on climate change adaption planning in the context of sustainable development.
• Understand climate change-related threats and ways in which these can be managed and mitigated.
• Understand the danger posed by climate change and its implications that call for action.
• Spearhead discussions on adaptation strategies to climate change in Africa.
• Share experiences on climate change, environment and development and the politics of global climate change.
• Identify and policies tools that have been developed for mitigation and adaptation strategies.
• Gain more confidence in undertaking risk assessments, developing policy and determining planning applications in relation to climate change adaptation.
Target Groups
• Development Planners
• Health Practitioners
• Disaster Management Officers
• Environmentalist
• Environmental and Climate Change Adaptation Consultants
• Planners and Policy Makers
• Government Official
• Non-Governmental staffs
Main Modules.
• General Management Principles and Skills
• Understanding Climate Change
• The Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming
• The Natural Carbon Cycle
• Climate Hazards and Risk
• Pollution and Environmental Damage
• Impact of Climate Change to Selected Sectors – Agriculture, Water and Energy Sectors
• Concept of Sustainable Development
• Climate Change Impact on Sustainable Development in Africa
• Contributors to Vulnerability to Climate Change
• Risk and Vulnerability Assessments
• Stakeholder Analysis and Participation
• International Response to Climate Change – UNFCCC
• Collaboration and Mobilizing Adaptation Financing
• Mitigation and Adaptation Practices
• Concept of climate change, risk, vulnerability and adaptation
• Risk and vulnerability assessment for climate change adaptation planning
• Evaluating climate risk in community context
• Integrated approach in vulnerability assessment
• Analyzing future climate projection data for change and variability
• Using climate scenario data for risk assessment
• Planning climate change adaptation
• Dynamic of social and economic condition
• Screening adaptation options
• Adaptation Constraints and Opportunities
• Communicating climate risk
• Politics and legal aspect of climate change adaptation
• Introduction to project management
• Monitoring, evaluation and learning for adaptation
• Clean Development Mechanism (CDM)
• Integrating Climate Change into National Plans and Budgets
• Strategic Environmental Assessment of National Policies and Programmes
• Mainstreaming Adaptation into Policies, Strategies
• Action Planning
Way forward After the Training.
Participants will develop a work plan through the help of facilitators that stipulates application of skills acquired in improving their organizations. ASPM will monitor implementation progress after the training.
Training Evaluation
Participants will undertake a simple assessment before the training to gauge Data management & Analysis knowledge; another assessment will be done after the training in-order to demonstrate knowledge gained through the training.

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