Training course on climate change adaptation 2013

Training Course
Thailand - government; The Colombo Plan
19-28 Aug 2013
Thailand (Pathumwan, Bangkok)
Centre of Excellence for Climate Change Knowledge Management, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University

Course Outline:

(a) Introduction

  • Introduction to climate change (CC) and climate change adaptation (CCA)
  • Strategy development and planning for CCA
  • Legal frame work for CCA

(b) Impact of CC to social structure

  • Economic sector
  • Agriculture
  • Natural resources
  • Migration and disasters

(c) Knowledge resources for CCA

  • Climate modeling climate forecasting and applied technologies for CC monitoring
  • Vulnerability assessment
  • Uncertainties and risk management
  • Capacity building for CCA

(d) Case study

  • Samut sakhon
  • Krabi
  • Chi-Moon river basins

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Target audience

National representatives from the Colombo Plan Member Countries.

How to register

Each member country is requested to nominate through the Colombo Plan National Focal Point up to two (2) candidates, one principal and one reserve, by completing the Thailand-Colombo Plan Joint Training Application Form and submission of a medical certificate. The duly completednomination forms (one set each) should be forwarded to the Colombo Plan Secretariat at the following addresses:

The Secretary-General
Colombo Plan Secretariat
No.31, Wijerama Mawatha
Colombo 7
Sri Lanka

Deadline to apply is 10 June 2013


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