OTHER HOST(S): Versed Professional Services Limited (VPSL)
Type: Training Course Date: 09 - 13 Jan 2017 Location: Kenya (Nairobi)
Evaluating vulnerability and adaptation strategies is important to identify and measure the level of the short- and long-term threats (natural disasters, climate change) and the ability to cope with these threats. Evaluation can also inform and support decision-making, government policies, planning, international aid and investment, help and orientate 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.
This training is intended for professionals whose activities seek to support and strengthen capacities of participants in the UNFCCC process, particularly in the domain of vulnerability and adaptation.
The training is intended for professionals working in projects related to climate change, vulnerability analysis, adaptation, mitigation and response.
By the end of the training, participants will among other concepts gain a deep understanding of:
Module 1: An introduction
Module 2: Concepts, frameworks, methodologies and tools for vulnerability and adaptation assessments
Module 3: Vulnerability and adaptation: From theory to practice.
This module includes a series of practical case studies on different issues, sectors, regions and/or countries. It demonstrates how to apply different methodological frameworks, concepts, methods and tools.
Module 4: Practical exercises: Objectives and organization
This module offers a series of practical exercises and applications covering a variety of themes. It walks participants through the theoretical aspects of vulnerability and adaptation assessments to their practical implementation. These practical exercises should be done in groups (balanced in terms of interest and expertise).
Module 5: Conclusions and lesson learned: Errors to avoid
This last section contains a critical analysis of all the lessons learned and the errors to avoid, based on case studies and practical exercises.
Training Fee: $1,050
The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.
All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.
This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered your preferred location.
For further inquiries, please contact us by email or telephone, details below:
Tel: +254 (0) 739167709.
Email: training @versedpro.com
Short URL: http://www.preventionweb.net/go/51196