Description:

Course participants have developed biogas, micro-hydro, solar lighting, solar oven and fuel efficient wood stove projects in countries around the world.

Link:
http://www.csd-i.org/adapting-overview/

CSDi is announcing the September 4 launch of a module of four online field courses on Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change. Students develop, launch and implement actual projects in these courses.

Energy Projects:
Course participants have developed biogas, micro-hydro, solar lighting, solar oven and fuel efficient wood stove projects in countries around the world. Learn how to design and fund a sustainable development project based upon your area of energy expertise.

Participants from 135 countries and 400 institutions are using CSDi online courses to develop new, community-centered, sustainable development projects that are impacting over 225,000 beneficiaries.
http://www.csd-i.org/student-countries-ngos/

These courses begin by introducing basic climate change concepts, and develop as participants identify local community vulnerabilities, investigate appropriate solutions, develop full projects, launch and manage them. Complete information and course syllabi:
http://www.csd-i.org/adapting-overview/

DIPLOMA MODULE 340: COMMUNITY BASED ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE

OL 341. Adapting to Climate Change 1: Designing & Funding Community-Based Adaptation Projects.
Gain an insight into contemporary methods of developing community-based, sustainable, impact-oriented projects.

OL 342. Adapting to Climate Change 2: Planning for Impact.
Imbed impact into your adaptation project design with a powerful set of management tools.

OL 343. Adapting to Climate Change 3: The Community Focus.
What does adaptation mean at the community level? What practical tools are available today for communities to use in adaptation?

OL 344. Adapting to Climate Change 4: Sustainable Implementation.
How do you launch and implement a community-centered adaptation project?


To learn about course fees and how to sign up please visit:
http://www.csd-i.org/adapting-overview/

If you have questions about the Online Learning program, please contact:
Online.Learning@csd-i.org .

Join 700 colleagues at CSDi’s Development Community. The CSDi DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY invites people active in development or interested in learning, to share resources & collaborate online in developing sustainable, impact-oriented tools and solutions for development challenges.
http://developmentcommunity.csd-i.org/

Sincerely,

Tim Magee, Executive Director
Center for Sustainable Development

The Center for Sustainable Development specializes in providing sound, evidence-based information, tools and training for humanitarian development professionals worldwide. CSDi is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.