Ecosystems Based Adaptation

Ecosystems Based Adaptation(121)
The approach uses biodiversity and ecosystem services as part of an overall adaptation strategy to help people and communities reduce and adapt to the adverse impacts of climate change at local, national, regional and global levels.
10 October 2013

“Achieve results by putting people first!”

Good Leadership: we will focus on leadership in organisations; and in particular the ‘soft’ aspects of leading staff. Successful manager: Your ability to lead and inspire individuals and teams in reaching the desired personal and organisational goals.

This course is specifically meant for leaders and managers in middle level or for those aspiring for higher level management positions, HR-managers, team leaders that are responsible for directing, guiding and supervising a team of professionals and support staff. You will be challenged to improve your leadership and management style in order to increase the performance of your team.


  • Language: English
  • Dates: 4th – 5th November 2013
  • Course fee: € 380
  • Registration Deadline: 21st October
  • Country: Hanoi, Vietnam
    (The course fee includes lunch, snacks, course material and a certificate)


    Follow the link and register online:


  • Know yourself as a leader and manager
  • Your personal core qualities
  • Leadership in the organization
  • Roles and competencies of leaders and managers
  • Leading and managing teams
  • Team dynamics
  • Providing feedback and coaching to your staff
  • Managing conflict in the workplace
  • Leading change in your unit/ organization
  • Your personal leadership development plan


    Ms. Inez UsLeyanege
    Marketing & Client Liaison – MDF Asia
    Mobile: +94 77 3949041
    Tel: +94 11 2808121 or 11 2805122

Hanoi, Vietnam
16 August 2013

The Department of Environmental Science, Central University of Rajasthan and the Swedish Meteorology and Hydrology Institute, Sweden are jointly organizing the International Workshop on “Climate Change Impact and Societal Adaptation” from November 6-8, 2013 at Central University of Rajasthan, Ajmer, India. Please visit the link for more information. The organisation committee is pleased to invite you to submit an abstract for workshop for oral or poster presentation.

Please submit your abstract and registration form through email to by August 31, 2013. All submissions will be acknowledged on receipt.

Please feel free to circulate this information to your colleagues and others who may be interested.

In case you have any queries, you are welcome to contact at (Dr. Devesh Sharma)

Thank you for your valuable support



Central University of Rajasthan, Rajasthan, India
19 March 2012

Aims and objectivesThe conference aims to:

  • bring together stakeholders and practitioners to share and discuss knowledge of community-based adaptation (CBA) planning and practices from different parts of the developing world, particularly from Vietnam,
  • capture the latest learning and good practices in CBA from developing countries
  • integrate lessons learned into national and international development programmes in order to ultimately enhance the capacity and improve the livelihoods for some of the most vulnerable groups in developing countries,
  • disseminate lessons learned at the Conference through daily communications, proceedings and an immediate conference summary.

Field trips: 16-18 AprilAll participants should arrive in country on 15 April in order to be able to participate in the field trips.Participants will be divided into small groups (maximum 25 persons) and will visit a number of project sites across northern, southern, and central regions of the country that deal with issues such as storms, flooding, saltwater intrusion, sea level rise and drought.Participants may choose to arrive at any of three international airports, depending on which field visits they would like to participate in:

  • NoiBai in Hanoi (for field trips to northern areas)
  • Tan Son Nhat in Ho Chi Minh City (for visits in the Mekong Delta areas), or
  • Da nang (for project sites in the central provinces).

Communicating about community-based adaptation: 19 -22 April 2012Communicating about how communities are adapting to climate change will be the conference's key theme. The conference will be held at the Melia road Hotel in Hanoi. Each day will consist of a plenary session and a number of parallel, interactive discussions relating to the following suggested thematic areas:

  • Communicating about climate change at global, regional, national, and local levels
  • Scaling up Community-based adaptation
  • Water resources
  • Biodiversity and forests
  • Urban areas
  • Coastal zones, drylands, drought prone areas, mountainous areas and floodplains
  • Food and agriculture
  • Human health
  • Disaster risk reduction/management
  • Gender equality and integration
  • Vulnerable communities (including indigenous people)
  • Monitoring, evaluation and tools
  • Economics
  • Climate change and adaptation: information, knowledge, education and awareness.

FundingFunding for participants from developing countries is available for those whose abstracts are submitted on time and are selected for presentation. Abstracts should indicate which theme they will cover, be no longer than 200 words, indicate the full contact details of the author and state whether funding will be required.

Hanoi, Vietnam


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