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Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
3 horas para completar

Climate, Vulnerability and Development in Africa

15 videos (Total 92 minutos), 4 lecturas, 3 cuestionarios
15 videos
Africa's Human Development Challenge5m
In conversation with Irene Kunamwene: A Namibian case study8m
How Climate Risks Impact on Development7m
The Adaptation Deficit5m
Adaptation, Resilience, Maladaptation and Vulnerability1m
What is Adaptation?5m
Resilience and Maladaptation4m
Unpacking Vulnerability7m
In conversation with Irene Kunamwene: Climate Impacts and Vulnerabilities7m
In Conversation with Gina Ziervogel: Climate Vulnerability11m
Possible Global Scale Changes in Climate6m
Local Scale Climate Change in Africa6m
Local Scale Climate Change Scenarios3m
In conversation with Irene Kunamwene: Adaptive capacity in Namibian households7m
4 lecturas
Meet the course team10m
African cases of climate adaptation10m
How the course works10m
Additional resources20m
3 ejercicios de práctica
Development Challenges and Climate Risks10m
Adaptation, Resilience, Vulnerability and Maladaptation10m
Week 1: Climate, Vulnerability and Development15m
Semana
2
2 horas para completar

Water Security

13 videos (Total 76 minutos), 2 lecturas, 3 cuestionarios
13 videos
Blue, Green, Grey Water4m
Water Security, Water Scarcity and the Adaptation Deficit6m
Climate Changes in Water Scarcity4m
Impacts of Climate Change on Water Security2m
Including Climate in Water Resource Planning2m
Soft Adaptation - Working with Nature8m
Hard Adaptation - Small Scale Options7m
Hard Adaptation for Large Water Ecosystems4m
Demand Management7m
Lesotho: Water and Social Justice - George Barrett6m
In conversation with Kevin Winter: Water-sensitive cities13m
Week 2 Summary1m
2 lecturas
Water security cases10m
Resources10m
3 ejercicios de práctica
Water Security Risks10m
Water scarcity adaptation2m
Week 2: Water Security Risks and Adaptations15m
Semana
3
4 horas para completar

Agriculture and Food Security

14 videos (Total 99 minutos), 2 lecturas, 3 cuestionarios
14 videos
Ways that Climate Impacts on Agricultural Yields9m
Possible Impacts on Agriculture in Africa5m
Adaptation by Closing Yield Gaps in Africa4m
Conservation Agriculture6m
Seed Improvement3m
Bringing Adaptation into Farm Extension Services5m
Irrigation for Increased Food Production4m
Financial Resources for farm adaptation5m
Long Term Adaptation in Agriculture10m
Mauritius: Climate-Smart Agriculture - Sunita Facknath11m
Namibia: Livestock Farmers and Climate Adaptations - Simon Angombe6m
In conversation with Admire Nyamwanza: Zimbabwe rural farmers18m
Week 3 Summary1m
2 lecturas
Our cases in context10m
Resources10m
2 ejercicios de práctica
Agriculture and food security risks2m
Agriculture and Food Security Adaptations2m
Semana
4
2 horas para completar

Ecosystems and Ecosystem Services

11 videos (Total 95 minutos), 2 lecturas, 3 cuestionarios
11 videos
Ecosystem Services8m
Vulnerability of Ecosystems to Climate8m
Vulnerability of Ecosystems to Non-Climatic Drivers10m
Recent Changes in African Ecosystems7m
Future Impacts on Ecosytems9m
Natural Adaptation of Ecosystems to climate change7m
Human assisted adaptation of ecosystems - Part 17m
Human assisted adaptation of ecosystems - Part 25m
Tanzania: Forest Ecosystems Adaptation Strategies - Pantaleo Munishi8m
In conversation with George Sekonya: Mopane worms resources12m
2 lecturas
Cases in context10m
Resources10m
3 ejercicios de práctica
Ecosystems Risks
Ecosystems Impacts and Adaptations
Week 4: Ecosystems and Ecosystem Services15m
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por SNOct 31st 2018

This was an amazing relevant course, now i can take action to climate adaptation in Africa having a clear understanding on how to choose and implement the best option suggested.

por CSAug 31st 2019

A comprehensive introduction to the current and potential long-term effects of climate change on the socio-economic well-being of the African continent.

Instructor

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Mark New

Director
African Climate Development Initiative (ACDI)

Acerca de Universidad de Ciudad del Cabo

The University of Cape Town is the oldest university in South Africa and is one of the leading research universities on the African continent. UCT has over 25 000 students, of whom 30% are postgraduate students. We offer degrees in six faculties: Commerce, Engineering & the Built Environment, Health Sciences, Humanities, Law, and Science. We pride ourself on our diverse student body, which reflects the many cultures and backgrounds of the region. We welcome international students and are currently home to thousands of international students from over 100 countries. UCT has a tradition of academic excellence that is respected world-wide and is privileged to have more than 30 A-rated researchers on our staff, all of whom are recognised as world leaders in their field. Our aim is to ensure that our research contributes to the public good through sharing knowledge for the benefit of society. Past students include five Nobel Laureates – Max Theiler, Alan Cormack, Sir Aaron Klug, Ralph Bunche and, most recently, J M Coetzee....

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