Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing

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  • STARTING DATE:
    2018•10•08
    LOCATION:
    Accra
    APPLICATIONS DUE:
    2018•10•01

    Training for Professionals in Natural Resources Research and Management

    The United Nations University Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA) is organizing a one week intensive certificate course in geospatial technologies for professionals in the natural resources management sector across Africa.

    Overview

    The course seeks to create awareness and expand knowledge and develop capacities in the applications of Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing tools for research and decision making in resources management in Africa. It will equip participants with concepts, functional skills, methods and techniques required for prescribing location specific solutions in addressing resources management challenges facing Africa today.

    Course contents

    The course provides an overview of the chain of data collection, processing and decision making with Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing. It is carefully designed to balance theoretical understanding with hands-on practical skills, through lectures, expert experience in applications, laboratory exercises (instructor-led and self-practice) and field practice with modern equipment.

    Who should attend?

    The course is relevant for NGO staff, local government staff, planners, resource managers, development practitioners, scientists, students, technicians, lecturers etc.

    Course date:  8 – 12 October, 2018

    Application: Fill  the attached application form and submit the completed form at UNU-INRA’s office in Accra or mail it to quartey@unu.edu

    Application deadline: 1 October, 2018

    Course Fee: Gh¢ 800 per person (This includes course materials, lunch and snacks). Please contact UNU-INRA for payment.

     

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  • Vicentia Quartey

    Communications and Public Relations Associate

    Email: quartey@unu.edu

    Telephone: +233 302 500396;    +233 244 766 492