The Asian Institute of Technology, in co-operation with United Nations Development Programme, is calling applications for the Training Programme on Managing Project Preparation for Climate Change Adaptation taking place in Bangkok Thailand from 1 – 15 September 2017.
This training programme aims to develop skills that are essential for engaging in or supervising the preparation of bankable climate change adaptation projects that effectively address the most important adaptation needs, while attending to the requirements of specific international financial institutions.
These skills include:
– Prioritising adaptation needs according to environmental and socio-economic criteria
– Identifying financing sources and their requirements
– Understanding and complying with fiduciary requirements of international financial institutions
(e.g. procurement, financial management, economic and financial analysis, financial and operational sustainability, risk assessment and risk management)
The methodology and training materials for the workshop have been developed under the USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific project.
The training programme is offered under the umbrella of the Climate Change Asia initiative (http://www.cca.ait.asia/)
The target audience for the training programme is policy and technical staff from national governments, non-governmental organisations, academia and the private sector who are involved in national adaptation planning process and/or development of project proposals on climate change adaptation, or will perform such tasks in the future.
The training programme is limited to 25 participants consisting of 15 fully-funded and 10 self-funded. Self-funded participants will have to cover travel and accommodation expenses. However, course fee, meals, and training materials will be provided free of charge.