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Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation (CChAM) Framework Learning Events

Learning Events

SEARCA’s Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation (CChAM) Framework for Agriculture and Natural Resource Management in Southeast Asia aims to contribute to an enabled environment for rural poverty reduction and food security via built capacities and institutions that ensure climate change resiliency in agricultural production and sustainable natural resource management in Southeast Asia.

Integrating Climate Change Adaptation into Policies, Plans and Investments: A Training-workshop for the Philippine Agriculture and Fisheries Sector
7-10 Oct 2014
SEARCA
Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines

Background and Rationale

Among the various economic sectors, agriculture is the most vulnerable to climate change affecting billions of people who depend on agriculture for their livelihoods and food security. Given the country’s vulnerability to the impacts of climate change and experience on extreme weather events, the Philippine government has taken considerable measures to address the growing threats to humans and adverse effects to the environment of climate change. Policy makers enacted laws and put in place a comprehensive set of policies, programs and institutions to help identify strategies and actions towards mitigation of and adaptation to global climate change.

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Fifth Executive Forum on Leadership Excellence in Academe Program for Southeast Asia
20–24 January 2014
Universitas Brawijaya, Malang, Indonesia

Program Background and Rationale

From 1993 to 2003, the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) conducted the Advanced Higher Education Administrator Development (AHEAD) Course for 937 executives and potential executives of higher education institutions, most of which were offering agricultural programs in the Southeast Asian region. Aptly named, AHEAD was undertaken so that Southeast Asian higher education administrators would not lag behind their counterpart institutions in other areas of the world.

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2014 SEARCA-Beahrs ELP Training Scholarship for Environmental Leadership in Southeast Asia
6–26 July 2014
University of California Berkeley, USA

Description

An annual training scholarship that enables a promising Southeast Asian professional from an influential organization engaged in sustainable agriculture, rural development or natural resource management to participate in the University of California Berkeley - Beahrs Environmental Leadership Program (ELP) interdisciplinary summer certificate course in Sustainable Environmental Management.

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The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) and the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) are now accepting applications from those interested to enroll in their joint Online Course on Responding to Climate Risks in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (RCRANRM) scheduled on 5 October 2013 to 10 January 2014.

The online course is geared towards those about to start active involvement in, or are relatively new at implementing, climate change adaptation initiatives in the agriculture and natural resources sector. Lecturers include members of the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) such as Dr. Rodel D. Lasco and Dr. Rex Victor O. Cruz from the Philippines and Dr. Rizaldi Boer from Indonesia.

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