WCS Mozambique carried out a training on Ecosystem-based Adaptation and ecosystem services between 23 and 25 January 2024 in Nacala, in collaboration with Lutea Magaia, an EbA specialist consultant under the Futuro Azul Project, through co-funding from Bloomberg Philanthropries.
The training aimed to increase the knowledge, experience and capacity of the project team, government, and other relevant partner entities, to effectively integrate Eba approaches on activity planning, implementation and decision-making processes.
The workshop was attended by 30 participants, including the representative of the Provincial Environmental Services (SPA), fisheries technicians of the District Economic Activities Services (SDAE), leaders of the instructors and instructors of the Livelihoods Clubs from Aid for Development from People to People (ADPP), and representatives of the Environmental Association (AMA) and the National Rural Extension Association (AENA), as well as enumerators from Terra Firma and Polytechnic Institute Mártir Cipriano.
It is expected that with this training participants will have a solid understanding of the principles and importance of EbA in climate resilience, and increasing recognition of the potential of ecosystems and ecosystem services in addressing climate change challenges. It has become clear in this activity that healthy ecosystems can protect vulnerable communities from the negative impacts of climate change and at the same time provide a variety of crucial benefits for human well-being.