Topic outline

  • This course has been designed to support the inclusion of climate-smart agriculture (CSA) approaches in the fisheries and aquaculture sector. It provides technical knowledge on these concepts and examines how implementation of CSA practices can enhance mitigation and adaptation to climate change in the sector.

      • System Requirements

        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.

        • Audience

          This course is primarily intended for those who play a role in the inclusion of sustainable practices for the fisheries and aquaculture sector. This includes: 

          • Policy-makers 
          • Development practitioners and programme managers 
          • Sectoral specialists and academics 
          • Trainers and extension agents

          • You will learn about

            • General facts of the fisheries and aquaculture sector  
            • The main impacts of climate change on the sector, and their implications  
            • Rationale of the CSA approaches and three main thematic areas 
            • Main responses/measures for climate-smart fisheries and aquaculture  
            • Practical climate-smart applications to different contexts and lessons learned

            • Course structure

              The course consists of  3  lessons, ranging from approximately  30  to  40  minutes duration each: 

              • Lesson 1  –  The impact of climate change on fisheries and aquaculture 
              • Lesson 2  –  Climate-smart approaches in fisheries and aquaculture 
              • Lesson 3  –  Climate-smart case studies

              • Partners

                • Digital Badge Certification

                  To be granted a digital certification from the FAO elearning Academy, you will have to take the final evaluation exam after you’ve finished a course.

                  Our digital badge certifications verify that you have achieved the learning outcomes and competencies outlined in FAO e-learning courses.

                  What is a digital badge?
                  Digital badges are online visual representations of learned skills and achievements earned in learning environments. They have already been adopted widely across a range of sectors and are being used to recognize both accredited and non-accredited learning in formal, informal and non-formal settings.
                  Badges can be displayed wherever earners want them on the web, and share them for employment, education or lifelong learning.

                  Please click the link below to start the test: