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.
Total fee is PHP 5,500.00, covering the application/registration fee of PHP5 00.00 and course fee of PHP 5,000.00 for Filipino participants; and USD 215.00 for non-Filipino participants, covering the application/registration fee of USD 100.00 and course fee of USD 115.00.
This online course was developed in cooperation with the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) and the SEAMEO Regional Open Learning Centre (SEAMOLEC).