AIT (CCA) and USAID (through their Adapt Asia-Pacific Project conducted a five (5) day training course . The course aimed to improve the capacity on preparing fundable project proposals for climate change adaptation.
The course will
- 1) help in understanding climate change realities and risks; how to manage risks, screen for sensitivities, and address key vulnerable groups and areas; how climate change adaptation can be grounded in national development plans and broader national adaptation policy and strategic frameworks.
- 2) aid in identifying sources of international funding options and develop capacities for accessing those sources;
- 3) build capacity in project preparation for climate change adaptation by illustrating 'how-to' methods, tools and processes for use in rigorous adaptation project/program design in line with policies and plans; and
- 4) provide an introduction to Implementation and monitoring of projects.
Approx. 35 people from from 7 South and SE Asian countries participated at tht training. from 7 South and SE Asian countries, AIT staff and local participants.