In recent decades, it has been observed that there is a rapid change in climatic conditions which has resulted to several negative effects on human activities and development especially in agriculture and the environment. There is little awareness and understanding of the changing world in the rural areas where majority of agriculture and rural development activities are carried out.
Officers involved in agricultural and rural development activities do not have adequate capacity to inform and manage issues resulting from climate change. Thus, there is need to equip them with the necessary knowledge and skills in managing the effect of climate change for the development of agriculture and the environment.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This course is intended for audiences working in governments, funding agencies, and research and development facilitating non-government and Civil society organizations. It is also suitable for business owners and representatives from organizations that support extension services and/or seek to enable an environment in which businesses can flourish.
At the end of this training, participants should be able to:
Explain the concept and effect of climate change in agriculture development projects.
Identify factors responsible for climate change.
Communicate the existing and potential effects of climate change to the agricultural stakeholders in their country or region.
Apply GIS and remote sensing techniques for decision making in climate change control.
Advise government officials on soil conservation and eco-agricultural strategies.
Understand the mitigation and adaptation strategies for managing the effects of climate change.
Understand modern agrometeorological techniques and methods for climate change adaption and mitigation in agriculture.
Gain skills in scaling up climate smart agriculture.
TOPICS TO BE COVERED
Overview of climate change
Causes of climate change in the agricultural sector
Impacts of climate change on agricultural production, food security and environmental development
Mitigation and adaptation strategies to climate change
Environmental disaster risk management in agriculture and rural development
Natural resources management and biodiversity conservation
Appropriate methods in climate change management
Climate change and sustainable development
Gender issues in climate change
Weather and climate forecasts and their impact on agriculture
Geographical Information System (GIS) and climate change
Climate smart Agriculture
ICT application in climate change control
Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. Applicants must live up to Indepth Research Services (IRES) admission criteria.
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.
All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.
The training is residential and will be held at IRES Training Centre. 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.
Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.
Mob: +254 715 077 817
Tel: 020 211 3814
This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our training centre or at a convenient location.
For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817, +254 (020) 211 3814 or mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B. 4th September 2017
Send proof of payment to email@example.com
Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.
1. Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.
2. No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met.
Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.
|Event End Date||15-09-2017|
|Cut off date||04-09-2017|
|Individual Price (Kenyan)||KES 75,000.00|
|Individual Price (International)||EUR 1,012.00|
|Individual Price (International)||USD 1,100.00|
|Group Size||Kenyan Rate Per day (KES)||International Rate Per day (USD/EURO)|
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