Call for Applications: APCC Training on Statistical Downscaling for Agriculture and Water Resources

Deadline: 31 May 2017

The APEC Climate Center (APCC) is currently accepting applications for its training programme on User-oriented Statistical Downscaling of Climate Information in Agriculture and Water Resources on 21–26 August 2017.

The one-week training program aims to provide an introduction to statistical downscaling for climate change scenarios and seasonal prediction, and to guide participants in applying the produced data to the fields of agriculture and water resources.

  • Period: Monday 21 – Saturday 26 August 2017
  • Location: APEC Climate Center, Busan, Korea
  • Topic: User-oriented Statistical Downscaling of Climate Information in Agriculture and Water Resources

Eligibility Criteria

  • Scientists from national research institutes in agriculture and/or water-related fields in developing countries, preferably APEC economies, ASEAN, and Pacific Islands.
  • Working level staff of national research institutes in roles related to climate change strategies such as on impact assessment and feasibility studies.
  • Understanding of basic science in climate systems
  • Oral and written communication skills in English
    • Each participant is required to give a 15 minute presentation on the results of hands-on sessions
  • Ability to make a substantive contribution to their own nation with what he/she has learned from APCC

How to Apply

Interested applicants must download the application form via given website.

Eligible Countries:

  • APEC Economies: Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong-China, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Chinese Taipei, Thailand, United States, and Vietnam.
  • ASEAN: Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore,Thailand. Vietnam, Laos, Burma and Cambodia.
  • Pacific Islands: Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Federated States of, Nauru, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.

For more information, please visit APCC Training Programme.

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