Addressing Tenure Issues in the Context of Natural Disasters

Start Date
January 01, 2019
Online course

One of the impacts of climate change is an increase in the incidence, severity, and unpredictability of natural disasters. This e-learning course explains how livelihoods and tenure rights are affected by natural disasters, and illustrates how responsible governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests can support a disaster management process through improved prevention, mitigation, preparedness, emergency response, and recovery and reconstruction.

Duration: 2 hours


The curriculum primarily addresses "change agents" - i.e. people who can have a direct impact by introducing changes in how tenure is governed. They include national policy makers and administrators, surveyors, trainers, legal support providers, civil society and non-governmental organizations, advocacy, control and monitoring professionals.



The course consists of 3 lessons, of approximately 40 to 45 minutes duration each:

  • Lesson 1 Responsible governance of tenure and natural disasters
  • Lesson 2 Addressing tenure issues in the pre-disaster period
  • Lesson 3 Addressing tenure issues in the post-disaster period. 

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