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Climate change Adaptation & Sustainable Development Course

June 3 @ 8:00 am - June 14 @ 5:00 pm EAT

Climate Change Adaptation & Sustainable Development Workshop.
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.
✓ Comprehend Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) strategies in the 21st century
Target Groups
✓ Development Planners
✓ Project/ program officers
✓ Disaster Management Officers
✓ Environmentalist
✓ Environmental and Climate Change Adaptation Consultants
✓ Planners and Policy Makers
✓ Government Official
✓ NGO staff
Main Modules.
Climate Change Adaptation, Sustainable Development
✓ 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

Reducing Emissions from Deforestation & Forest Degradation (REDD+)
✓ Introduction to REDD+, IPCC, UNFCCC
✓ Climate Change and the Role of Forests
✓ Drivers for deforestation and degradation
✓ UNFCCC context and requirements
✓ REDD+ Safeguards under the UNFCCC
✓ Community based monitoring
✓ Carbon emission estimations
✓ GHG emission estimation from Biomass burning
✓ Current and evolving technologies
✓ Performance reporting for REDD
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 Evaluation
Participants will undertake a simple assessment before the training to gauge knowledge & skills and
another assessment will be done after the training in-order to demonstrate knowledge gained through
the training.

June 3 @ 8:00 am - June 14 @ 5:00 pm
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