GIS Training for Professionals in Natural Resources Management

  • DATE / TIME:
    February 2, 2015    08:00 - February 6, 2015    17:00

    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.


    The course seeks to create awareness and expand knowledge and develop capacities in the applications of  Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing tools for research and decision making in natural 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:

    26th-30th January, 2015


    Please see contact details on the next tab.

  • International House
    Annie Jiage Road
    University of Ghana, Legon Campus
    Accra, Ghana.


    • For registration please contact:

      Mr. Kwabena Owusu Asubonteng,

      GIS Fellow, UNU-INRA

      Tel: +233 (0) 244 669 048