Resilient Livelihoods Training
are characterized by households that have different activities within the
community that provide income, shelter, and other factors to ensure their
well-being. This ensures that the society has adequate resources to fall back
on in times of need.
can be promoted through improving diversity and security of resources, skills,
and technologies that are available to agricultural communities. This training
event is therefore intended to enable households, communities, and countries
build resilience so as to strengthen their ability to manage change by
maintaining or transforming their living standards in the face of shocks or
stresses without compromising their long-term prospects.
By the end of this course the participants
will be able to:
- Gain basic skills in livelihoods.
- Improve home-based livelihood opportunities for the
- Acquire knowledge on agricultural livelihoods.
- Gain skills on cross-cutting roles in building
- Develop and describe how GIS can be used to study
climate change and its consequences.
- Apply GIS as a decision support tool for climate
change, agriculture and food security.
- Assess spatial data availability and understand the
importance of spatial data infrastructure, for data sharing by organizations
involved in; climate change, disaster reduction, agriculture and food
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This course is
intended for various Experts in Agriculture; Extension Officers, Agricultural
officials and Decision makers working with local people, in governments, donor
organization, Non-profit oriented organizations for Agriculture Development
- Basic concepts and definitions
- Key factors impacting on livelihoods in developing
- Framework for livelihood analysis
- Rural livelihoods and diversity
- Determinants of livelihoods diversification
- Measuring resilience
- Resilience indicators
- Constraints to sustainable agricultural development
- Threats to food and nutrition security
- Disaster Risk Reduction for food and nutrition security
- Building livelihoods resilience in agriculture
- Effects of food security threats and constraints to
agrarian change and rural development
in building livelihood resilience
- Capacity development role
- Gender equity role
- Role of strategic partnerships in strengthening
- Role of technology in enhancing livelihood support
- Role of government and other development agencies
- Role of community participatory programs
livelihoods management and application of GIS techniques
- GIS and Remote Sensing concepts in the context of
- GIS project design and setup for various programs
- Sources of GIS data for climate change
- Basic use of QGIS Software in climate change adaptation
- Integrating data from different sources into QGIS
collection and analysis
- Climate change vulnerability and adaptation indicators
- Using handheld GPS devices for field data collection
- Mapping areas of climate change
- GIS as decision support tool for Climate Change
- Data interpretation for preparedness and future
This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have
vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice.
The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works
and case studies.
Training manuals and additional reference materials are
provided to the participants.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will
be issued with a certificate.
We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet
organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more: email@example.com
· The training will be conducted at SKILLS FOR AFRICA TRAINING INSTITUTE IN NAIROBI
The training fee covers tuition fees, training materials,
lunch and training venue. Accommodation and airport transfer are arranged for
our participants upon request.
Payment should be sent to our bank account before start of
training and proof of payment sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org