Article written by Crispino Lobo with N. Chattopadhyay and K V Rao published in the Economic and Political Weekly (EPW) (Vol. 52, Issue No. 1 dated 07 Jan, 2017)
Importance of Biodiversity Conservation in Context to Climate Change
WOTR aims to be at the leading edge of measures and programs that seek to build up the resilience of poor vulnerable communities to climate change and to equip them with the skills and capacities to avail of the opportunities globalisation offers while mitigating the adverse effects of both these major developments.
The Climate Change is going to affect entire human race and rural people are the most vulnerable to the climate change. Hence educating and spreading awareness for adaptive processes this orientation is extremely important. The final aim or achievement of this session is to make participants understand the importance, need and usefulness of Biodiversity and also to aware them about the impacts of the climate change and motivate them to find possible solutions to deal with the future.
The course fee covers the costs of lodging, boarding, course material and field visit travel expenses of one person. Travel costs to and fro will have to be borne by the participants. Payment should be made in the form of a demand draft drawn in favour of the ‘Watershed Organisation Trust’ payable at Ahmednagar. Please note that any other contingencies including medical expenses arising during the training course will be borne by the participant.
Meant for NGO Decision Makers, NGO Staff, Members of Autonomous Institutions, Corporate staff, Activists, Government Officers (District/ Taluka / Village Level), PRI members and other institutions interested in gaining local experience. Entry limited to 20 participants only.
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