Tackling Climate Change in Agriculture: Approaches to Adaptation and Climate Smart Agriculture in the SADC Region, 25 – 29 September 2017 Cresta Lodge Harare, Zimbabwe

CCARDESA organised a training in September 2017 in Harare. (Read The Blog, Read The proceedings report). This training was based on the CCARDESA Training Package which is being rolled out in the SADC region. The objectives of the training were to train participants on the Climate Proofing (CP) approach with a focus on Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA), enable them to apply these concepts in their individual working contexts, get to know concepts of climate change adaptation and climate smart agriculture for agricultural extension services, and enable the participants to  use feedback and lessons to further improve the training for future application in the region. Following is the agenda of the training and presentations.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
  • Module A: Presentation of results
  • Action learning: dimensions of adaptation options
  • Group presentations
  • Module A: Evaluating present and future vulnerabilities- part 1 current situation
  • Action learning: risk function
  • Module A: Evaluating present and future vulnerabilities- part 2 future situation
  • Module B: Identifying adaptation options
  • Preparation of excursion
  • Module C: Selecting adaptation measures
  • Feedback on CP approach
Lunch break
  • Excursions
  • Exposé: concept and steps of Climate Proofing
  • Presentation of case studies, composition of working groups


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