2nd Training on Assessing Community Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change

Bangkok, Thailand 26 to 28 October 2016

This training workshop was the second in a series of three that aim to build the capacity of government planners in the GMS to work with communities to integrate climate change adaptation into local level development planning.

Building on the introductory content of the first workshop, topics for this event included:

  • Concepts for assessing climate change risks.
  • Using future climate change data for community risk assessments
  • Working with climate change data
  • Refresher on risk assessment concepts

Delivered by SEASTART, the training targeted16 participants from Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Viet Nam – most of whom work with communities through the Biodiversity Conservation Corridors project in the three countries.

The third and final workshop is tentatively scheduled for January 2017.

Workshop materials can be downloaded below.


See also

Cambodia’s National Environment Strategy English Version Released

5th June 2018
News

The final English version of Cambodia’s new National Environment Strategy and Action Plan (NESAP) is now available online.

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Watershed Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment Guidelines

12th July 2018
Publication

These guidelines aim to help GMS climate change practitioners and planners to embrace more robust, participatory, and integrated watershed planning processes that anticipate climate change vulnerabilities and identify opportunities to minimize them. The guidelines introduce the basic concepts of watershed vulnerability and adaptation assessments (W-VAAs), key principles and steps to conduct them, and overviews the tools that can be used.

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