Upcoming Online Field Courses
CSDi Training Programs:
Enroll by April 14
Community Based Adaptation
April 14 - June 8
Integrated CBA & DRR
April 14 - June 8
Food Security & Home Gardens
April 14 - June 8
Water Conservation & Mgmt.
April 14 - June 8
Climate Smart Agriculture
April 14 - June 8
Community Based DRR
April 14 - June 8
Mentor with Tim Magee
April 14 - September 30
CSDi 100 Day Coaching Program
April 14 - June 30

Course Catalogue

Cursos en Español

270 Student Project Activities

e earning courses: Enroll Now Button

What our students are saying:

This Month's News
Join 15,000 subscribers

March 2015: Capturing Compelling Photos
• Compelling Photos: What are they?
• Collecting Photos During Site Visits
• Photographic Images
• Example Photos

100 Projects: The Best of 3 Years of Partner Field Projects

CSDi Newsletter: Subscribe Now ButtonVisit the Newsletter Library

« CSDi is Growing! | iLearning |Facebook | Dev Community| Newsletter | Free Resource Membership | Main | Special Adaptation Field Guide Newsletter | Livelihoods| Resilience | DRR Planning | Mapping »
Saturday
Apr282012

Final Call—CSDi Online Spring Academy—Adaptation to Climate Change & DRR Diplomas

Join us next week for an intensive series of courses with other students from all over the world. If you are returning student, take a course that you haven't taken before.

Upcoming Online Development Courses: May 1, 2012

 

STEP 1. Enroll in the first course of this series: OL 341.
These four courses are taken in sequence prior to enrolling in elective courses.

341 Community Based Adaptation 1: Gain an insight into contemporary methods of developing community based, sustainable, impact-oriented projects. Gain practical field tools and develop a range of skills: facilitating participatory needs assessments and DRR assessments, designing projects, and evidence-based activities. Develop a real project in real time.

342 Community Based Adaptation: Planning for Impact. Imbed impact into your adaptation project design with a powerful set of management tools. Log frames, detailed budgets, timelines, compelling fact sheets, M&E plans, outcomes and impact. These tools will communicate to donors and stakeholders exactly what you are trying to accomplish and can be used for effective management of the project once funded.

343 Community Based Adaptation 3: The Community Focus. What does climate change adaptation mean at the community level? What practical tools are available today for communities to use in adaptation and in DRR? Conduct a baseline survey including climate vulnerability, risk assessment, an adaptation capacity analysis, and gain an understanding of local knowledge of a changing climate and of coping strategies. For practitioners who wish to begin working now at the community level to successfully adapt to the challenges that face us.

344 Community Based Adaptation 4: Sustainable Implementation. How do you launch and implement a community based adaptation/DRR project? The importance of community engagement and project co-management. Developing skill sets for your community to use in the adaptation process. Learning tools: monitoring & evaluation. Community empowerment during project hand-over. Sustainability, follow-up & mentoring

Elective Courses. Enroll in four of these elective courses.
After successful completion of the four prerequisite courses above, you will be invited to enroll in elective courses. There is a reason why there are prerequisites. Please don't ask for an exemption from the prerequisites.

OL 303. Food Security, Nutrition, and Home Gardens 1
OL 304. Food Security, Nutrition and Home Gardens 2
OL 224. Participatory M&E
OL 345. Community Based Disaster Risk Assessment, Preparedness and Management
OL 346. Small Island Developing States and Climate Change
OL 326. Developing Livelihood Resilience in your CBA project
OL 332. Water Conservation and Management in your CBA project
OL 333. Improved, Integrated Agricultural Practices for your CBA project
OL 334. Incorporating REDD+ and Forest Stewardship into your CBA project
OL 202. Impact Analysis

Find out more about this Online Diploma Course.

Be sure to visit the CSDi’s Development Community. Join 650 colleagues in sharing resources & collaborating online.

Like us: CSDi Facebook.

Learn how to develop a community centered, impact oriented project.

Reader Comments

There are no comments for this journal entry. To create a new comment, use the form below.

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Post:
 
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>