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Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

Semana
1

Semana 1

3 horas para concluir

Climate, Vulnerability and Development in Africa

3 horas para concluir
15 vídeos (Total 92 mín.), 4 leituras, 3 testes
15 videos
Africa's Human Development Challenge5min
In conversation with Irene Kunamwene: A Namibian case study8min
How Climate Risks Impact on Development7min
The Adaptation Deficit5min
Adaptation, Resilience, Maladaptation and Vulnerability1min
What is Adaptation?5min
Resilience and Maladaptation4min
Unpacking Vulnerability7min
In conversation with Irene Kunamwene: Climate Impacts and Vulnerabilities7min
In Conversation with Gina Ziervogel: Climate Vulnerability11min
Possible Global Scale Changes in Climate6min
Local Scale Climate Change in Africa6min
Local Scale Climate Change Scenarios3min
In conversation with Irene Kunamwene: Adaptive capacity in Namibian households7min
4 leituras
Meet the course team10min
African cases of climate adaptation10min
How the course works10min
Additional resources20min
3 exercícios práticos
Development Challenges and Climate Risks10min
Adaptation, Resilience, Vulnerability and Maladaptation10min
Week 1: Climate, Vulnerability and Development15min
Semana
2

Semana 2

2 horas para concluir

Water Security

2 horas para concluir
13 vídeos (Total 76 mín.), 2 leituras, 3 testes
13 videos
Blue, Green, Grey Water4min
Water Security, Water Scarcity and the Adaptation Deficit6min
Climate Changes in Water Scarcity4min
Impacts of Climate Change on Water Security2min
Including Climate in Water Resource Planning2min
Soft Adaptation - Working with Nature8min
Hard Adaptation - Small Scale Options7min
Hard Adaptation for Large Water Ecosystems4min
Demand Management7min
Lesotho: Water and Social Justice - George Barrett6min
In conversation with Kevin Winter: Water-sensitive cities13min
Week 2 Summary1min
2 leituras
Water security cases10min
Resources10min
3 exercícios práticos
Water Security Risks10min
Water scarcity adaptation2min
Week 2: Water Security Risks and Adaptations15min
Semana
3

Semana 3

4 horas para concluir

Agriculture and Food Security

4 horas para concluir
14 vídeos (Total 99 mín.), 2 leituras, 3 testes
14 videos
Ways that Climate Impacts on Agricultural Yields9min
Possible Impacts on Agriculture in Africa5min
Adaptation by Closing Yield Gaps in Africa4min
Conservation Agriculture6min
Seed Improvement3min
Bringing Adaptation into Farm Extension Services5min
Irrigation for Increased Food Production4min
Financial Resources for farm adaptation5min
Long Term Adaptation in Agriculture10min
Mauritius: Climate-Smart Agriculture - Sunita Facknath11min
Namibia: Livestock Farmers and Climate Adaptations - Simon Angombe6min
In conversation with Admire Nyamwanza: Zimbabwe rural farmers18min
Week 3 Summary1min
2 leituras
Our cases in context10min
Resources10min
2 exercícios práticos
Agriculture and food security risks2min
Agriculture and Food Security Adaptations2min
Semana
4

Semana 4

2 horas para concluir

Ecosystems and Ecosystem Services

2 horas para concluir
11 vídeos (Total 95 mín.), 2 leituras, 3 testes
11 videos
Ecosystem Services8min
Vulnerability of Ecosystems to Climate8min
Vulnerability of Ecosystems to Non-Climatic Drivers10min
Recent Changes in African Ecosystems7min
Future Impacts on Ecosytems9min
Natural Adaptation of Ecosystems to climate change7min
Human assisted adaptation of ecosystems - Part 17min
Human assisted adaptation of ecosystems - Part 25min
Tanzania: Forest Ecosystems Adaptation Strategies - Pantaleo Munishi8min
In conversation with George Sekonya: Mopane worms resources12min
2 leituras
Cases in context10min
Resources10min
3 exercícios práticos
Ecosystems Risks
Ecosystems Impacts and Adaptations
Week 4: Ecosystems and Ecosystem Services15min

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