Climate change impacts will affect social and ecological systems in complex and broad-ranging
ways as technological, economic, social and ecological changes take place across regions, groups
and sectors. Many of these impacts, such as impacts on ecological systems, have cascading effects
on social, economic and health outcomes. In order to respond to climate change, more vigorous
actions are required to mitigate emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and to adapt to
unavoidable consequences that are increasing vulnerability around the world.
This training places local sustainability, its development challenges and local vulnerabilities in the
context of climate changes at regional and global levels in order to understand their linkages. It is
well recognized that a response strategy to climate change is an additional and new area of
sustainable community development, that in addition to many other local priorities like reducing
poverty, improving sanitation and safe access to fresh water, health issues and diminishing
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
The course is intended for mid-career professionals, dealing with climate change adaptation and mitigation options in developing countries, working for a research organization, NGO, government or civil society. Participants need to have a relevant tertiary education with at least one year of experience in a course-related discipline like agriculture, disaster risk management, food security, water management, biodiversity, forestry, or other natural resources management.
TOPICS TO BE COVERED
Module 1: Principles and key concepts
Module 2: Introduction to GIS for Climate change
Module 3: Impacts of Climate Change and their Assessment
Module 4: Climate Change Response
Module 5: Knowledge resources for Climate Change Adaptation
Module 6: Prioritizing Adaptation Responses
This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.
For further inquiries, please contact us on
Tel: +254 (020) 211 3814.
Mob: +254 715 077 817, +254 731 240 802, +254 735 331 020.
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
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 11th September 2017
Send proof of payment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.
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||22-09-2017|
|Cut off date||11-09-2017|
|Individual Price (Kenyan)||KES 58,126.00|
|Individual Price (International)||EUR 714.00|
|Individual Price (International)||USD 776.00|
|Group Size||Kenyan Rate Per day (KES)||International Rate Per day (USD/EURO)|
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