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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.

When, local time: 
Saturday, 4 February 2017 - 9:00am to Sunday, 26 February 2017 - 5:00pm

Where: 
Indonesia, Medan, Cibodas, Lampung

Type of Event:
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop

Contact: 
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The Youth Camp for Fostering Leadership in Addressing Climate Change is a joint cooperation between UNITAR and UNESCO Office Jakarta within the second phase of the UN CC:Learn Project to Strengthen Human Resources, Learning and Skills Development to Address Climate Change. In this project, the main activities are 3-day youth camp aimed at raising climate change awareness among Indonesian youth, who will be playing major roles in the shift towards sustainable lifestyles and in disseminating the importance of climate change adaptation and mitigation. The specific objectives of the activities: 1) to equip university students with knowledge about climate change in agriculture & energy, marine & fisheries, and forestry sectors, 2) to equip university students with communication skills, through social media skills, about climate change in agriculture & energy, marine & fisheries, and forestry sectors, 3) to equip university students with peer education skills and strategy (community engagement), 4) to inform the public on the planning for and results of the “Youth Camp for Fostering Leadership in Addressing Climate Change” through the media, and to educate university journalists on the importance of climate change in agriculture & energy, marine & fisheries, and forestry sectors.

Read more: Youth Camp for Fostering Leadership in Addressing Climate Change in Indonesia

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Webinar: “Building a bridge between scientists and communicators”
Date: Tuesday Jan 17th 2017 – at 14:00 Rome time
Duration: 2 hours

Click the link for full announcement: https://blog.gfar.net/2017/01/03/webinar-scientists-and-communicators-friends-or-foes

This webinar is a collaborative effort: a number of scientists and communicators will share their experiences and approaches, their trials and errors to bridge the gap between scientists and communicators.

We will give ample opportunity for all webinar participants to join into the discussion, either to share their own experiences, hints and tricks, or to ask questions to the entire group.

 

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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.

Read more: Integrating Climate Change Adaptation into Policies, Plans and Investments: A Training-workshop...

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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.

Read more: Fifth Executive Forum on Leadership Excellence in Academe Program for Southeast Asia

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