The Climate Change Adaptation in Food Security and Natural Resource Management is a short course designed by Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation that is organized to focus on translation of policy documents and research into climate-smart adaptation strategies.
- Participants of this course will have full understanding of climate change adaptation concepts;
- They are able to effectively and meaningfully contribute to the debate on climate change adaptation, either in the policy process and/or in providing knowledge to the policy process.
- They will strengthen their positions in these processes on the basis of newly acquired concepts, skills and methodologie
- understanding climate change (concepts such as adaptation and mitigation, causes and risks) and implications for food security, agriculture and natural resource management;
- concepts and assessment of vulnerability, resilience, coping strategies and sustainable development processes;
- climate smart agriculture and natural resource management;
- examples of adaptation strategies to climate change;
- policy making processes, advocacy and integrating climate change issues into existing policy processes and rural development strategies.
Applicants should have a relevant tertiary education, and at least three years of professional experience in a relevant field like policy development in agriculture, natural resource management or sustainable development. Competence in the English language is required.
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