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Training Course on Climate Change and Agriculture

03/09/2018, Nairobi Kenya

Training Course on Climate Change and Agriculture

INTRODUCTION

There is a rapid change in climatic conditions in recent decades which have 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.

This course will equip the learner with the necessary knowledge and skills in managing the effect of climate change for the development of agriculture and the environment.

DURATION

5 days

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The targets people 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.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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.
  • Understand the mitigation and adaptation strategies for managing the effects of climate change.
  • Understand modern agro-meteorological techniques and methods for climate change adaption and mitigation in agriculture.
  • Gain skills in scaling up climate smart agriculture.

TOPICS TO BE COVERED

  • Climate change in agriculture
  • Factors affecting for climate change
  • Effects of climate change to the agricultural stakeholders
  • Mitigation and adaptation strategies for managing the effects of climate change
  • Modern agro-meteorological techniques

REQUIREMENTS

Proficiency in use of English language

Meet admission criteria

Key Notes

·         The participant must be conversant with English

·         Presentations are well guided, practical exercise, web-based tutorials and     group work.

·         Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with an Authorized Training Certificate

·         Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

·         The course fee includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, buffet lunch and A Certificate of successful completion of Training.

·         Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance and other personal expenses.

·         Accommodation, pickup, freight booking and Visa processing arrangement, are done on request, at discounted prices.

·         One-yearpost-training support Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

·         Payment should be done at least a week before commence of the training, to DATASTAT CONSULTANCY LTD account, so as to enable us prepare better for you

 

 

METHODOLOGY

 The trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach such as presentations, group work, guided sessions of practical exercise and web based tutorials.


ONLINE TRAINING IS NOW AVAILABLE

START DATE: 09/03/2018

END DATE: 09/07/2018

APPLY ONLINE: https://bit.ly/2NXjToX

 

START DATE: 09/17/2018

END DATE: 09/21/2018

APPLY ONLINE: https://bit.ly/2OtMKSD

 

Contact Us
Postal Add: 5402-00100

Nairobi, Kenya

Email Add: info@datastatresearch.org 

Mobile No: +254724527104

Head Office: Comet House 1st floor 12A, Along Monrovia Street

 

 


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