Environment, Climate Change & Disaster

IIPA in collaboration with SEEDS Technical Services Pvt. Ltd. is implementing a project “Climate Smart Governance” sponsored by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. The National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) has launched eight National Mission that are: National Solar Mission, National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency, National Mission on Sustainable habitat, National Water Mission, National Mission for Sustaining the Himalayan Eco-system, National Mission for a Green India, National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture, National Mission on Strategic Knowledge for Climate Change. DST, Ministry of Science and Technology has been assigned with the responsibility of coordinating two of the above mention eight national missions. This project on capacity building has been designed to facilitate the Climate Change Mission of DST to meet its objective.

The main objective of this project is to target selected stakeholders and to sensitize them on Climate Change issues, adaptation needs and options. The broad themes will cover Climate Change Adaptation, underpinning the sectoral impacts on water resources including glaciers, agriculture, human health, social-economic vulnerability and livelihood, extreme events, disaster risk reduction and management. The other theme would be Climate Change Mitigation entailing renewable energy options, energy efficiency and sustainable habitat. Outcomes of the capacity building project will be demand- driven and evidence- based reflecting and accommodating local needs. The focus on practical action would provide a series of options to offer balanced information for decision- makers. Technical training to professionals and facilitating the adaptative planning process and implementation. The project will increase the awareness and resilience of communities to the adverse effects of Climate Change.

Eligibility Criteria: Scientist / Professor of Government/Autonomous body

  1. Understand the basic science behind Climate Change
  2. Comprehend the sectoral Climate Change affects
  3. Explain the projections of Climate Change and its links
  4. Develop and carry out sectoral impacts, vulnerability and adaptive capacity assessment in relation to Climate Change
  5. Translate results of the assessment into adaptation needs and options
  6. Develop adaptation strategy and national/ sub national action plans
  7. Engage Sectoral stakeholders
  8. Recognize, promote and integrate mitigation co-benefits in various sectors

It covers key elements of the Climate system, with its technical, environmental, social, and institutional aspects. Besides understanding the challenges, the participants will study about appropriate sector specific solutions through selected case studies. This course also covers strategic planning and policy issues discussing the future visions for Climate Change to keep the temperatures well within the cap of 20C. Considering the importance of subject, the course also covers several dimensions of governance both in the paradigm of developing nations and global. Different sectors such as agriculture, socio economic, livelihood, health, energy, sustainable habitat, extreme events in the face of climate change and the like shall be covered.

NameCountryDesignationPhone. No./ Email ID
Mr. Boiki RamathoBotswana

Forest and Range

Resources Officer I at Department Of

Forestry and Range

Resources

00267-3954050,

71555968

ramathohendrick@gmail.com

Mr. Hector Sebestian Naranjo SilvaEcuadorMinistry of Industries and Productivity

593-23948760

998502974

sebastianaranjo@hotmail.com

Mr. Abdulaziz Mohammedsani KakiEthiopiaMinistry of Industry

115507542

0912215370

azizmoha2010@gmail.com

Mr. Firman Zulpikar FirmanIndonesiaSurya University

85220055517

-62-02122220181

firman.zulfikar@surya.ac.id

Ms. Betzy Jematia BowenKenya

Research Scientist at Kenya Industrial Research and

Development Institute

0741132804

bowenb52@gmail.com

Mr. D J Sandun Indika SiriwardanaSri LankaCivil Engineer at Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau

-0094-112668800

779660178

i.sandun@gmail.com

Mr. Haruna Dauda AdokweNigeria

Senior Scientific

Officer

234-8038207118

8062281845

harunaadokwe45@gmail.com

Mr. Ali AlryamiOmanTechnician at Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs

96270818

ali.alryami@meca.gov.om

Mr. Iwan Samseer SamoenderSurinameSr. Research Officer at Ministry of Agriculture

597-497112

8514565

isamoender@hotmail.com

Ms. Bharti ManuratSurinameChief Research at Ministry of Health

597-410441

8931098

bmanurat@gmail.com

Mr. Bovia Edwin SekirasaTanzaniaSenior Technician

754233052

edwinzakayo2018@outlook.com

Ms. Owamani Olive KagwezaUgandaLwengo District Local Government

256-772423670

704814023

owamaniolive2@yahoo.com

Ms. Berna NamugwanyaUgandaWildlife Officer at Ministry of Tourism Wildlife and Antiquities

256-414561700

704942005mugwanya.berna@gmail.com

Mr. Vincent YigaUgandaEnvironmental Chemist

704816550

yigaa911@yahoo.com

Mr. Thien Dung NguyenVietnamLecturer at Thuyloi University

084-2438522201

943223998

dzungngt@tlu.edu.vn

Mr. Manh Cuong VuVietnamQuang Tri Agency of Sea Island and Hydrometeorology

84-2333567225

935201188

vumanhcuong.donre@gmail.com

Ms. Esther Margaret Mary Mushibwe BandaZambia

Assistant Property

Officer at Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation

-0211-362376

961483120

esther_banda@rocketmail.com

Mr. Esmael HasenEthopiaEnvironment protection & land use  officer

118334027

mesmael8@gmail.com

Mr. Rankhothge Kesan Nilanga DharmasenaSri LankaTrainee, Civil Engineer, International Construction consorsion

717751554

keshannilanga@gmail.com

cecb.training@gmail.com

Mr. Ahmed AlhinaiOmanOfficial at Ministry of Interior

99444668

alhinai197@gmail.com

Ms. Obianuju IloNigeriaFunith Banknd Transfer Officer, Zenith Bank

8034530297

u.jblige@gmail.com

Mr. Thitipan SritrairatThailandEnergy Technical Officer, Department of alternative energy development & efficiency

0752818930

krtm888hotmail.com

thitipon.S@tmd.mail.go.th

Ms. Phatcharee PrateadThailandMeteorological Technical, Thai Meteorological department

94311760

p.phatcharee@gmail.com