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Ecosystem Based Management Training

By: Seasoned Development Solutions

Kenya

10 - 14 Jun, 2019  5 days

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USD 800

The 21st Century has witnessed impacts of Climate Change in many sectors. Having healthy ecosystems play a significant role in providing services to adjust to climate change. Communities have always sought to protect themselves and their valued assets from natural pressures and reduce their vulnerabilities. Recently, increasing interest is being directed towards adaptation approaches that use ecosystem services to build socio-ecological resilience for extreme climatic events.

Ecosystem-Based Adaptation Management (EBAM) use various approaches for the sustainable management, conservation, and restoration of ecosystems so as to provide services that empower people to adapt to the impacts of climate change. EBAM has spearheaded initiatives that assess vulnerability, capacity building, and policy measures that have economic, environmental, social and cultural benefits that safeguards livelihood sustenance and food security, conservation of has biodiversity, sustainable water management, and disaster risk reduction, among other benefits.

Intended Attendees

The target groups are government staff and development practitioners responsible for sustainable agriculture measures, watershed management and livelihoods.

Aim

This course that is delivered through interactive lectures and case studies aims to provide competency and skills to technical staff to create cutting-edge adaptation measures based on best available knowledge and technical information.

Objectives

At the end of this training you will be able to:

  • Explain the role of ecosystem services to respond to the adverse impacts of climate change and it can be used at multiple scales and in different sectors
  • Design effective measures that help vulnerable communities adapt to climate change through the use of ecosystems and their integration into national development
  • Identify interventions that reduce vulnerability and restore natural capital
  • Use and integrate local and national institutional capacity development for an ecosystem management approach to adaptation
  • This course has beginners and advanced modules and Seasoned Development Solutions will advise individuals appropriately after reviewing their applications.
  • Post-training mentorship
  • All graduates of Seasoned Development Solutions are provided with dedicated coaches to accompany them after graduating including receiving recent and relevant journals, research and benchmarking practices on topical issues in respective disciplines.

 

Nairobi, Kenya Jun 10 - 14 Jun, 2019
USD 800.00
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