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Sambodhi: Project Monitoring and Evaluation Training

Sambodhi: Project Monitoring and Evaluation Training

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Sambodhi - an initiative catering to research and allied service needs of the social sector for design and development of state-of-art knowledge ware products and provision of knowledge-based services is organising a training programme for trainers! Programme title: 'Inclusive Monitoring and Evaluation of Development Projects' Duration: 4 days, From 17th to 20th December 2007 Venue: New Delhi The training is aimed at augmenting knowledge and skills of operational and middle-level functionaries in various organizations implementing projects and involved in participatory monitoring & evaluation functions. Specifically, the training is aimed at: Providing conceptual clarity for facilitating better understanding of Stakeholder Centric Monitoring and Evaluation approaches Developing...
Chai, Charcha… and Change

Chai, Charcha… and Change

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The Youth Collective, a newly formed collective focusing on promoting involvement of youth in social change, is looking for young people to initiate and be part of the 'Commutiny'.  Commutiny is a year-long fellowship programme offered by The Youth Collective to support young people strengthen their passion for creating a better world, ignite change within their own selves and lead social change on their own terms. As a Commutiny Fellow, young people will gain platforms to question, understand and explore complex social issues and analyse their effects on human and natural worlds. They will gain opportunities to work closely with other young people who have similar passions and be navigated by leaders in the social sector and other fields. Communtiny Fellows will also avail of a year-lo

Corporate Houses and Environment

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From the pages of IndianWildlifeClub.com Organizations and corporate houses around the globe are increasingly recognizing the importance of demonstrating transparency and accountability beyond the traditional domain of financial performance. A primary reason for this is an even greater increase in public expectations from organizations and industries to take responsibility for their non - financial impacts, including impacts on the environment and on the community. Consequently, environment has taken the center stage and the western ‘green’ wave of the sixties is more powerful now than ever before. The industrial sector is largely governed by the market which works using sound economic principles. However, the ‘green’ wave of sustainable development......Click here to continue reading thi
Training Workshop: Gender Mainstreaming through Gender Responsive Budgeting

Training Workshop: Gender Mainstreaming through Gender Responsive Budgeting

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Parivartan - a not-for-profit society working towards development of individual and institutional capacities in various thematic areas for development project management is launching a new training programme titled, 'Gender Mainstreaming through Gender Responsive Budgeting'. This programme is designed for personnel in development agencies and projects; and development professionals striving for addressing and mainstreaming gender concerns in policies, programmes and projects.  Parivartan's initiatives are supported by knowledge inputs from Sambodhi Research & Communications Pvt. Ltd.; a leading training and development consultancy organisation.   Duration: 3 Days (20 - 22 December, 2007)        Venue: New Delhi Who should attend This programme, aims at building organizational cap

Deepawali, pollution and the ‘adverse meteorology’!

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If the Central Pollution Control Board is to be believed,  though the Noise levels during Deepawali 2007 (November 9) were generally higher than Deepawali 2006 (October 21) possibly because of bursting of increased number of crackers, the Air Pollution levels were found to be higher this year "mainly because of the following adverse meteorological conditions" - Decrease in 24 hourly average temperature from 24.5°C on October 21, 2006 to 21.1°C on November 9, 2007 Decrease in 24 hourly average wind speed from 0.29 m/sec on October 21, 2006 to 0.10 m/s on November 9, 2007. Decrease in 24 hourly average mixing height from 467 metre on October 21, 2006 to 301 metre on November 9, 2007 Further, according to the report adverse meteorological conditions are generally observed during beginnin

A talk on the ‘Cranes of the World’

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The following is courtesy a mail from Anshuman Varma.  Concerned citizens are cordially invited to a talk on 'Cranes of the World' by Dr. George Archibald, renowned conservationist and Co-founder of the International Crane Foundation: Date: 23rd November, 2007 (Friday) Time: 6.30 PM - 8.00 PM Venue: Board Room, WWF-India, 172-B Lodi Estate, New Delhi 110 003 Anshuman Verma can be contacted by clicking here.
Training Programme by Sambodhi

Training Programme by Sambodhi

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Sambodhi - an initiative catering to research and allied service needs of the social sector for design and development of state-of-art knowledge ware products and provision of knowledge-based services is organising a training programme for trainers! Programme title: Basic & Advanced Data Analysis using SPSS Duration: 4 days, From 27th to 30th November 2007 Venue: New Delhi The training is aimed at informing and capacitating practitioners and researchers to the use of SPSS for informed decision-making. This is the sixth offering of this module. Sambodhi's previous programmes in this series have been subscribed by personnel from leading development organizations and projects including Action Aid, APMAS, BBC WST, CARE India, CRY, EHA, IFAD, MPRLP, Naandi Foundation, Oxfam GB, SKS Mic

Aar Ess Technologies requires researchers

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Applications are invited for various positions for undertaking field surveys and preparation of reports on Environmental Impact Assessment of Hydro-Electric projects in different areas of Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh by AAR ESS Technologies (also known as R.S. Technologies) - a rapidly growing company in the field of providing environmental solutions.  The positions are: Research Officers, Research Fellows and Research/ Field Assistants with Botany/Zoology/Ecology/Geography/Sociology/Computers background both at junior as well as senior level. Experience in EIA of hydroelectric projects, GIS & Remote Sensing and relevant field experience in Himalayan region and writing ability is desirable. The renumeration would commensurate with relevant experience in the des
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