5 - Communications and Capacity Building
Start date or starting event: month 4
Communications and Capacity Building
5.1 To ensure high level outreach within the global scientific community
of the achievements of the project, including the lessons learned, and
to maintain strong collaborative arrangements between all the project
partners and the participating nations;
5.2 To contribute to achieving sustainable development goals in the
countries of sub-Saharan Africa through providing relevant data and
information products, providing technical assistance and support in
the application of those data and information specifically to aid
5.3 To provide education and training opportunities for people in
the participating African countries specifically to enable those
countries to better participate in the international debate on
climate change and to take advantage of emerging market opportunities;
5.4 To provide education and training opportunities specifically
on African issues for tertiary students in EU countries and to
develop networks to facilitate on-going collaboration.
|Description of work |
Task 5.1 Communication and Dissemination.
Task 5.2 Capacity Building.
5.1 A network or networks of organizations, agencies and individuals
5.2 Web portal (Month 6).
5.3 List server (Month 6).
5.4 Two-monthly newsletter, brochures and leaflets (Month 6-36).
5.5 African graduate students studying for higher degrees at
European universities and research centres (Month 12-36).
5.6 European Community graduate students studying for higher degrees
at European universities and research centres (Month 12-36).
5.7 Student networks across Europe and Africa leading to collaborative
projects into the future (Month 12-36).
5.8 Scientific publications and presentations (Month 18-36).
5.9 Sub-regional seminars in Africa (Month 24).
5.10 Familiarity with CDM rules and practices in African government
agencies (Month 36).
5.11 Production of national and regional carbon strategies (Month 36).
5.12 Trained and informed local experts in sustainable land
and natural resource management, database management, data
dissemination and awareness (Month 24-36).
5.13 International scientific conference (Month 36).
5.14 Final Plan for using and disseminating knowledge (Month 36).
5.15 Report on raising public participation and awareness (Month 36).
|Milestones and expected result|
5.1 Agreed communication strategy with all project participants
committed to their identified components; Networks established, Web
portal constructed, List server developed, newsletter launched (Month 8).
5.2 Identification of government focal points for CDM training,
initial contacts on this (Month 13).
5.3 Development of teaching materials for African universities and
research institutions (Month 22).
5.4 Subregional seminars at end of year 2 (Month 24).
5.5 Development of African regional & national carbon strategies
5.6 Local training workshops in carbon-related issues (Month 29).
5.7 No. of African students supported for higher degrees in European
teaching and research institutions (Month 35).
5.8 Final international scientific conference to transfer the knowledge
gained by the project to all potential stakeholders and representatives
from the European Commission (Month 36).