The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is part of a work-programme of the Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans (NAP-Ag) Programme, a joint effort led by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to support countries to integrate and address climate change concerns as they affect agricultural sector-based livelihoods in national and sectoral planning and budgeting processes.
Topics of the course Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)
Week 1: Introduction to climate change adaptation, agriculture and food security
Week 2: International Frameworks and National Adaptation Planning
Week 3: Identifying and assessing climate change impacts and risks
Week 4: Identifying and prioritizing climate adaptation options
Week 5: Governance, coordination and finance
Week 6: Communications, monitoring and evaluation
“The course is an important learning opportunity for climate change practitioners, academics, students and government representatives interested in increasing their knowledge on what it means to incorporate climate change risks into planning and budgeting processes involving the agriculture sector.”
What is required?
2-3 hours / week
No prior knowledge is required to join the course.
To register the MOOC, please visit: napmooc.uncclearn.org
The course will be taught by leading experts from different disciplines and it is free
Upon completion of all required activities, participants will receive a certificate from FAO, UNDP and UNITAR.
The course will run from 13 November to 22 December 2017
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