6th International Training Course on Climate Risk Management in A Changing Environment

Duration: 1 Sep 2014 - 10 Sep 2014

Department: ACD

Donor Agency: Course fee

Location: Thailand,



The course participants were guided through a number of interactive sessions that will enable them to acquire scientific knowledge to assess climate risks and reduce climate risks strategically through climate risk management planning, implementation and mainstreaming climate risk management into development policies and programs at different levels.


- Discussed the science, systems and societal issues of climate change, impacts of climate change and their linkages with climate-induced extreme events

- Assessed specific sector vulnerabilities to climate change in different settings

- Utilized decision support systems for assessing climate impacts, vulnerabilities and risks and use the tools for designing climate risk management policies, programs and interventions

- Discussed climate change planning processes for designing climate risk management policies, strategies, programs and interventions

- Identified a menu of options for climate risk management to a given context

- Shared good practices and lessons learned on climate risk management (CRM) from different contexts

- Developed hands-on skills on how to develop a CRM initiative using the existing knowledge in an innovative learning environment