2nd Training on Assessing Community Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change

Bangkok, Thailand 26 to 28 October 2016

This training workshop was the second in a series of three that aim to build the capacity of government planners in the GMS to work with communities to integrate climate change adaptation into local level development planning.

Building on the introductory content of the first workshop, topics for this event included:

  • Concepts for assessing climate change risks.
  • Using future climate change data for community risk assessments
  • Working with climate change data
  • Refresher on risk assessment concepts

Delivered by SEASTART, the training targeted16 participants from Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Viet Nam – most of whom work with communities through the Biodiversity Conservation Corridors project in the three countries.

The third and final workshop is tentatively scheduled for January 2017.

Workshop materials can be downloaded below.

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Profile: Manxing Eco‑Village, Yunnan

2nd March 2018

It is late morning on a hot September day as our car winds around the edge of a valley and enters Manxing village. The narrow streets look paved in gold, but the illusion is dispelled as we soon see they are carpeted in maize kernels, there to dry on the warm concrete.

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Game Changing New Technology for Forest Protection in Viet Nam

28th February 2018

Every day, tens of thousands of rural folks get together in small groups to patrol Viet Nam’s forests. On their rounds they record evidence of illegal logging, hunting, and other forms of encroachment. They assess the condition of the forests that they are protecting, keeping an eye out for recent landslides and signs of animals.

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