Call for Applications: Training Programme on the Economics of Climate Change Adaptation

The Regional Resource Centre for Asia and the Pacific (RRC.AP) at the Asian Institute of Technology in cooperation with UNDP, is calling for applications to a the Training Programme on the Economics of Climate Change Adaptation.

The training programme aims to equip government officials and other stakeholders in Asia and the Pacific with economic tools necessary to assess and evaluate various interventions for designing climate adaptation projects and policies, formulate national adaptation plans, and access climate finance for adaptation action.

Date and venue:

12-23 March 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand

Course content:

  • Introduction to key economic principles and review of impacts of climate change in Asia and the Pacific
  • Assessment of economic impacts of climate change, cost-benefit analysis of investment projects and climate-proofing options
  • Proposal development

Target audience:

  • Policy and technical staff from line ministries and national agencies, non-governmental organizations, academia, and private sector, who are involved in national adaptation planning process, development of project proposals on climate change adaptation and mainstreaming climate change adaptation issues into national strategies and plans
  • Experts in the field of economics or statistics from governmental, non-governmental and academic institutions who are involved in economic analysis of climate change adaptation actions and climate-resilient investments

Application closing date

11 December 2017

For more information

Please visit the RRC.AP website for more information: https://www.ecca.rrcap.ait.asia/copy-of-march-2018-training