Course: Managing Risk in the face of Climate Change

Monday, March 19, 2018 to Friday, March 30, 2018

Basic Information 

  • Price € 3,500
  • Date 19 - 30 March 2018
  • Deadline 05 Februay 2018
  • Deadline NFP 18 October 2017
  • Location Thailand

The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is inviting applicants for its course on “Managing Risk in the face of Climate Change”. The course starts from (19 March 2018 until Fri 30 March 2018) in the Thailand.

The steady increase in climate related disasters such as floods, cyclones, storm surges and drought have increased the exposure and vulnerability of communities, their livelihoods, physical infrastructure and economic networks.

Course Objectives

This course will give the opportunity to become a manager of change. Capacity to encourage adaptation to changing climate-related hazards and improved resilience and disaster preparedness will be enhanced. The course will explore trends in disaster risk, the related factors contributing to the complexity of the planning environment, and the uncertainty and variability of climate change. The programme has an interactive nature and incorporates group work, case studies, interactive lectures, discussions, presentations and excursions to offer background, theoretical aspects, as well as practical approaches. Resource persons from different disciplines will expose to a broad range of domains.

Eligibility Criteria 

This training programme is designed for managers, policy makers, specialists and researchers who are professionally involved in the management of risks and hazards and climate change; they may work in public and civic society sectors, for universities, national research or development programmes, for government organisations or NGOs. Applicants need at least have 3 years professional experience and proficiency in English is required. This course is organised in cooperation with the Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre.

How to Apply 

Applications can be accessed online through the website. Applicants must first have to create an account on the website and register themselves for the course.