Tailored opportunities: Climate change adaptation and agriculture a Massive Open Online Course For Free


 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

For more information: http://www.adaptation-undp.org/undp-and-fao-join-launch-new-online-course-climate-change-and-agriculture#.WcJKFVj9DDI.twitter

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Author: African Academic/Researcher

Science and Research by Africans for Africa

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