Training on Input Data Preparation and Analysis for Climate Vulnerability Assessments using AquaCrop

Date: 22-23 September 2016
Time: 2 full days
Venue: Ani Plaza Hotel,Yerevan, Armenia

This training was prganised as part of the Clima East Expert Facility Assignment on an “Assistance in using modeling tool(s) for climate change vulnerability and impact assessment”. 


(The agenda is also available in Armenian language)


  • On-site: Johannes Hunink, FutureWater (j.hunink[at]
  • Online: Peter Droogers, FutureWater (p.droogers[at]


DAY 1: Thursday 22 September 2016

Presentation: Quick Introduction on Aquacrop: needs for local data collection

8:30:     Registration

9:00:     Welcome and objectives of project and training

9:15:     “Tour de table” by the participants

9:45:     Presentation “Data and tools for climate change vulnerability assessments”

10:45:   Coffee Break

11:00:   Practical: “Data preparation and GIS” (Manual: Chapter 2)

13:00:   Lunch break

14:00:   Practical: “Quick tutorial water balance analysis” (Manual: Chapter 3)

16:30:   Coffee Break

16:45:   Practical work: “Building your own model” (Manual: Chapters 4.1 and 4.2)

18:00:   Closure


DAY 2: Thursday 23 September 2016

9:00:     Welcome and summary of previous day

9:30:     Practical work: Explore model inputs” (Manual: Chapter 4.3)

11:00:   Coffee Break

11:15:   Practical work: Water balance analysis of a baseline scenario” (Manual: Chapter 4.4)

13:00:   Lunch break

14:00:   Practical work: “Future scenario analysis” (Manual: Chapter 5)

17:45:   Wrap-up

18:00:   Closure