This course provides an overview of adaptation and mitigation strategies that can be implemented in response to climate change impacts on the fisheries and aquaculture sector.
The online version of this course runs on the latest versions of the major browsers, such as Chrome, Safari, Edge and Firefox.
The downloadable version only runs on Windows PC’s and no additional software is needed.
This course addresses the subject matter from a technical perspective. It is designed for a range of stakeholders. Individuals who would especially benefit from taking this course include:
- Development practitioners and programme managers
- Sectoral specialists and academics
- Trainers and extension agents
You will learn about
- General facts on the fisheries and aquaculture sector
- Impacts of climate change on the sector and specific elements on marine fisheries, inland fisheries and aquaculture
- Main responses to climate change including: Adaptation measures and their practical application through case studies; and mitigation measures to reduce the sector’s carbon footprint
The course consists of 5 lessons, ranging from approximately 10 to 60 minutes duration each:
- Lesson 1 – Introduction
- Lesson 2 – Understanding climate change
- Lesson 3 – Adaptation
- Lesson 4 – Mitigation
- Lesson 5 – Takeaway messages
Digital Badge Certification
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