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Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change-Online Diploma

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Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change-Online Diploma

Time: April 7, 2015 to June 1, 2015
Location: Worldwide - Online
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Event Type: online, diploma
Organized By: Tim Magee
Latest Activity: Mar 26, 2015

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Event Description

Dear Development Crossing Colleagues,

CSDi is launching a diploma module of four online field courses on Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change. These courses begin by introducing basic climate change concepts, and develop as participants identify local community vulnerabilities, investigate solutions, develop full projects, launch and manage them.

Complete information and course syllabi:

Online course participants are using our courses to develop on-the-ground projects with real communities; students from 146 different countries and 475 organizations have developed projects that address 270 different kinds of development challenges and are impacting  over 300,000 people.

Take this course as a 2 Month Training Program which includes a 5 day workshop in Guatemala.

CSDi provides the following course/continuing learning resources
All learning resources and course materials are freely downloadable from the course site and include:
-200 manuals & field guides of development activities
-300 Community Based Adaptation for Climate Change field activities
-Community-based training guides for 150 development activities
-Scholarship opportunities for citizens of developing nations

To learn more about these Community Based Adaptation field projects, the students, the projects they developed, and about their communities, be sure and read our compilation of mainstreamed Adaptation/Island/Water/Forest' projects.

OL 341. Adapting to Climate Change 1: Designing & Funding Community-Based Adaptation Projects.
Gain an insight into contemporary methods of developing community-based, sustainable, impact-oriented projects.

OL 342. Adapting to Climate Change 2: Planning for Impact.
Imbed impact into your adaptation project design with a powerful set of management tools.

OL 343. Adapting to Climate Change 3: The Community Focus.
What does adaptation mean at the community level? What practical tools are available today for communities to use in adaptation?

OL 344. Adapting to Climate Change 4: Sustainable Implementation.
How do you launch and implement a community-centered adaptation project?

Complete information and course syllabi:

Who should participate? Course participants are of all different ages, genders and professions—and have included Northern and Southern staff from INGOs, field staff from in-country NGOs, donors, executive directors, students, scientists, consultants and people who would like to transition into development work.

Questions? Please contact:  


Tim Magee, Executive Director

Tim Magee is the author of A Field Guide to Community Based Adaptation published by Routledge/Earthscan.

The Center for Sustainable Development is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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