Massive Open Online Course - Building Climate Resilience in Agriculture

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Today
Event Dates

13 November to 22 December

This massive open online course on National Adaptation Plans: Building Climate Resilience in Agriculture brings you closer to the nexus of climate change adaptation, agriculture and sustainable development. If you want to learn from development professionals currently engaged in national adaptation planning and agriculture, then this 6-week course is for you.

Using videos, interactive lessons, case studies and stories, this course explores the central elements and the process for addressing the agriculture sectors in the formulation and implementation of National Adaptation Plans.

You will be introduced to Zipora and Alice - two women from different countries and cultures who share a common experience of ways in which climate change is affecting their worlds. Through their stories you will gain insights into what it really takes to build climate resilient agricultural systems.

The NAP-Ag MOOC is presented as part of the Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans (NAP-AG) Programme and is a joint effort between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). It is was made possible by the generous funding of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) through its International Climate Initiative (IKI). If you need any help, please contact: info@unccelearn.org.

Course Structure

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 Communication, monitoring and evaluation

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