Building Climate Resilence: A Training Manual for Community Based Climate Change Adaptation!
Building Resilient Communities: A training Manual for Community Based Climate Change Adaptation provides climate change adaptation trainers and learners with a wealth of practice-based daptation knowledge, and a process to assess, analyze and plan for focused climate change adaptation initiatives within their work profiles. The manual is sectioned into four training modules, setting a common understanding around climate change concepts, vocabulary and sectorial adaptation frameworks, then moving to more integrated knowledge regarding enabling environments for community adaptation and resilience building. The last module, 'Assessing Climate Change Vulnerability, Capacity; Planning for
Adaptation Planning' is very comprehensive, as it provides a focused process that leads towards the development of climate change impact responses.
Each module is comprised of several learning sessions, complete with handouts, participatory exercies, worksheets and learning aids. Importantly, each session has a detailed step-by-step facilitation guide noting important concepts and knowledge to stress, and key imformation and advice on how to deliver the session. In Module 4, a wealth of participatory assessment, planning and partnership building tools are provided. These also come with a detailed guide on how to deliver the tools in the field. Note that many sessions have suggested reading materials. It is an advantage to the trainer and participants that these be reviewed as this would provide further context and knowledge to enhance the learning experience.