Rencana Aksi Perubahan Iklim (RAPI) is a program of the USAID-IFACS conducted by FIELD Indonesia to support the development of the assessment of vulnerability to climate change in a sustainable and action plan (Sustainable Climate Change Vulnerable Assessment and Action Plans / CCVA & AP) by the people who live in or near forests of high conservation and or peatlands, and give people the chance to implement its action plan. All RAPI’s activities held for 12 months in 6 districts in 6 landscape, ie: South Aceh and Southeast Aceh (Aceh), Katingan (West Kalimantan), Katingan (Central Kalimantan), Sarmi and Mimika (Papua).
RAPI has mobilized staff to identify and recruit project staff: Team Leader, Knowledge Management Specialist, Financial Administration, 6 District Coordinator (Field Coordinator), 18 Field Facilitator. In a series of coordination meetings, RAPI staff will consult with IFACS in Jakarta and at 6 landscape, Multi-Stakeholder Forum / MSF in the landscape, and IFACS stakeholders to promote the project, identify potential districts, field sites, and the potential for Field Facilitator. RAPI team will work closely with regional teams IFACS in the implementation of this regional coordination meeting.
RAPI has done Facilitator Training or Training of Trainers (TOT). The event was held in Padang Pariaman, West Sumatra, by utilizing the location where FIELD applying similar Field School. TOT will be used not only as a training program, but also for the finalization of the district program and curriculum prepare Field School. TOT will be held for three weeks or 21 days, followed by 24 participants, comprising 6 districts and 18 Facilitator Coordinator Field. In this activity IFACS team will contribute to the knowledge related to IFACS and approach, as well as help ensure the technical relationship between CCVA (Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment) and CCLA (Community Conservation and Livelihoods Agreement).
RAPI was conducting FIELD SCHOOL, 90 units RAPI Field Schools are divided into two stages of the implementation of the Field School. In the first stage, held as many as 36 Field School will be conducted by the Field Facilitator. Each Field School will be attended by approximately 30 participants. Field Facilitator will conduct two preparatory meetings and regular meetings per 8 Field School. During the Field School, participants will conduct vulnerability assessments of climate change and prepare an action plan to follow up the results of their study. In addition, the Field School participants will also create a ‘map’ of potential sources to support their action plan, including MSF, local government, private sector, and community-based organizations. The Field Coordinator will assist Field School groups in their districts in cooperation or partnership with local authorities, MSF, the private sector, and community-based organizations, as an initial step to realize the community action plan. In the second phase will be implemented 54 School Field. At this second stage, the first stage of the Field School groups will conduct follow-up actions draw upon the plan that has been drawn up.
RAPI will facilitate ONE DAY WORKSHOP to establish a partnership between the MSF Field School groups, local governments, community-based organizations, and private sector programs in the district in order to build support at the local level. In this workshop, and the action plan drawn up proposals to be presented to the community get the support and cooperation of the MSF, the local government, the National Community Development Program (PNPM), as well as the private sector.
RAPI will host NATIONAL WORKSHOP to disseminate the learning outcomes associated with the “MSF Community-Engagement” IFACS partners and other relevant agencies at the national level, representatives of RAPI, Field School group, and MSF will be presented in the event.
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