Nigerian Seminars and Trainings

Search all upcoming seminars, conferences, short management courses and training in Nigeria and around the World

business logo

Resilient Livelihoods Training

By: Data-Afrique Consultants

Kenya

06 - 10 Dec, 2021  5 days

Follow Event

  

USD 1,000

Venue: DATA-AFRIQUE TRAINING CENTRE, NAIROBI, KENYA.

Other Dates

Venue Date Fee  
NAIROBI, KENYA., Kenya 24 - 28 Jan, 2022 USD1000
MOMBASA, KENYA., Kenya 21 - 25 Feb, 2022 USD1000
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, United Arab Emirates 21 - 25 Mar, 2022 USD2990

Secure livelihoods are characterized by households that have different activities within the community that provide income, shelter, and other factors to ensure their well-being. This ensures that the society has adequate resources to fall back on in times of need.

Livelihood security can be promoted through improving diversity and security of resources, skills, and technologies that are available to agricultural communities. This training event is therefore intended to enable households, communities, and countries build resilience to strengthen their ability to manage change by maintaining or transforming their living standards in the face of shocks or stresses without compromising their long-term prospects.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Gain basic skills in livelihoods.
  • Improve home-based livelihood opportunities for the rural poor.
  • Acquire knowledge on agricultural livelihoods.
  • Gain skills on cross-cutting roles in building livelihood resilience.
  • Develop and describe how GIS can be used to study climate change and its consequences.
  • Apply GIS as a decision support tool for climate change, agriculture and food security.
  • Assess spatial data availability and understand the importance of spatial data infrastructure, for data sharing by organizations involved in; climate change, disaster reduction, agriculture and food security.

Who Should Attend?

This course is intended for various Experts in Agriculture; Extension Officers, Agricultural officials and Decision makers working with local people, in governments, donor organization, Non-profit oriented organizations for Agriculture Development programmes.

Course Content

Introduction to livelihoods

  • Basic concepts and definitions
  • Key factors impacting on livelihoods in developing countries
  • Framework for livelihood analysis
  • Rural livelihoods and diversity
  • Determinants of livelihoods diversification
  • Measuring resilience
  • Resilience indicators

Agricultural Livelihoods

  • Constraints to sustainable agricultural development
  • Threats to food and nutrition security
  • Disaster Risk Reduction for food and nutrition security
  • Building livelihoods resilience in agriculture
  • Effects of food security threats and constraints to agrarian change and rural development

Cross-cutting roles in building livelihood resilience

  • Capacity development role
  • Gender equity role
  • Role of strategic partnerships in strengthening livelihoods
  • Role of technology in enhancing livelihood support options
  • Role of government and other development agencies
  • Role of community participatory programs

Climate-Smart livelihoods management and application of GIS techniques

  • GIS and Remote Sensing concepts in the context of climate change
  • GIS project design and setup for various programs
  • Sources of GIS data for climate change
  • Basic use of QGIS Software in climate change adaptation
  • Integrating data from different sources into QGIS

Data collection and analysis

  • Climate change vulnerability and adaptation indicators
  • Using handheld GPS devices for field data collection
  • Mapping areas of climate change
  • GIS as decision support tool for Climate Change
  • Data interpretation for preparedness and future reference

General Notes

This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.

Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.

DATA-AFRIQUE TRAINING CENTRE, NAIROBI, KENYA. Dec 06 - 10 Dec, 2021
NAIROBI, KENYA., Kenya 24 - 28 Jan, 2022
MOMBASA, KENYA., Kenya 21 - 25 Feb, 2022
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, United Arab Emirates 21 - 25 Mar, 2022
USD 1,000.00
USD 2,990.00
(Convert Currency)

DUNCAN KARIUKI +254723360025

DATA-AFRIQUE CONSULTANCY

Related Courses

Training on Promoting Entrepreneurship and Agribusiness Development Training on Promoting Entrepreneurship and Agribusiness Development

5 days, 06 - 10 Dec, 2021 

2021-12-06 12:12:00 2021-12-06 12:12:00
Kenya

Data-Afrique Consultants

The Agribusiness sector is dwindling due to the lack of support from governmental and non-governmental corporations. The Entrepreneurship and Agribusiness Development course seeks to revive the ...

Value for Money Audit Training Value for Money Audit Training

5 days, 06 - 10 Dec, 2021 

2021-12-06 12:12:00 2021-12-06 12:12:00
Kenya

Data-Afrique Consultants

This training course is designed to assist the auditor in assessing whether an organization operates in a cost conscious, efficient and effective manner, and it will improve the organization’s ...

Training Course on Monitoring Evaluation and Data Analysis for Community Based Projects Training Course on Monitoring Evaluation and Data Analysis for Community Based Projects

12 days, 06 - 17 Dec, 2021 

2021-12-06 12:12:00 2021-12-06 12:12:00
Kenya

Data-Afrique Consultants

This course focuses on the operations of community projects. The course aims at educating participants on the programmes of monitoring and evaluation implemented to ensure successful community ...

Training on IT Project Management Training on IT Project Management

5 days, 06 - 10 Dec, 2021 

2021-12-06 12:12:00 2021-12-06 12:12:00
Kenya

Data-Afrique Consultants

Poor-quality IT systems - Late delivery of IT systems - Cost overruns on IT systems development. Fifty years ago, in 1968 in Garnish Germany, these outcomes led to delegates at the first NATO ...