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Academy of Climate Change Education and Research

Academy of Climate Change Education and Research
കാലാവസ്ഥ വ്യതിയാന പഠന ഗവേഷണ കേന്ദ്രം
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New Academic Block as on June 2016
Type Education and research institution
Established 2010
Special Officer Dr.P.O.Nameer
Location Vellanikara, Thrissur, Kerala, India
10°32′50″N 76°17′30″E / 10.547248°N 76.291594°E / 10.547248; 76.291594
Acronym ACCER
Website accerkau.com

The Academy of Climate Change Education and Research (ACCER) is an institution established by Kerala Agricultural University in 2010 to study about climate change under the faculty of agriculture. The campus is situated at Vellanikara, Thrissur, Kerala, India, and has a five-year course on M.Sc. (Integrated) Climate Change Adaptation.[1]

History

College as of 2 November 2012

When the course was inaugurated on 6 September 2010, the first batch had their initial classes at College of Fisheries (CoF) Panangad, Ernakulam. After CoF was delinked from the KAU to Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies in 2010, the students were temporarily transferred to a building located at KAU's main campus in Vellanikara, alongside the NH-47, with GSLHV Prasad Rao as the first special officer. The students remained there till 2015, almost a five-year gap, during which the college grew to its full potential of five batches.The new college building was inaugurated by Oommen Chandy, then Chief Minister of Kerala on 28 September 2015[2]

Courses offered

  • B.Sc-M.Sc (Integrated) Climate Change Adaptation

References

  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2015-11-11.