Delhi Greens and Advit Foundation invite you to The EnerGy Fair 2010, Gurgaon's first energy efficiency & renewable energy fair making corporate & community responsible and giving them the right tools and information to fulfill their responsibility! With growing emphasis on energy efficiency and the need to become carbon responsible, THE ENERGY FAIR is aimed at bringing the exhibitors and renewable energy (RE) products close to the communities. The FAIR will have Renewable Energy products, livelihood products targeting climate change adaptation, information material about energy efficiency and climate change by civil society organizations, sustainable building technologies, film festival - screening a few nominated environment films, street plays, workshops and lo...
The National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), a premier national organization working for human resource development at the national level in the area of disaster mitigation and management, invites application from working professional for online training on various courses related to disaster management. The courses are available at two levels: basic and advanced and are particularly targeted at developmental practitioners, central, state and local government officials, NGO representatives, community leaders and others interested in the challenges and issues related to disaster risk reduction and management. Courses include National Disaster Risk Management Framework, Community based disaster Risk Management, Safe Cities, Climate change and disaster management, etc. Th
Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), a New Delhi-based research and advocacy organisation announces a month-long course on environment management in India. The course titled ‘Agenda for survival: A certificate course on the policies and practices of environmental management in India' will be conducted by CSE’s education and training unit – the Anil Agarwal Green College (AAGC). The course will be conducted at the AAGC’s New Delhi campus from June 1-30, 2010. Over the one month of its duration, participants will explore the complexities underlying the environment-development debate in India through a variety of tools and methodologies – lectures, readings and seminars, presentations, debates, film shows, interviews, and a week-long field trip. Participants in the course
Owing to the utility of geospatial tools in all fields of sustainable management of resources, Geographic Information System (GIS) has become one of the indispensable tools for studies, research and policy framework. The cost of the available GIS softwares and skilled human resource are among the major hurdles to use this tool. The Open Source GIS software is one of the convenient ways to overcome such issues. With this realization, TERI University, New Delhi in collaboration with kCube, Chennai is planning to organize Training Program on Open Source GIS – Quantum GIS. This will provide a structure route to spatial and non-spatial database generation, management, analysis and decision making. The training will be organized in two stages for different user group: For GIS
With a total of 11 years of experience in ground level conservation, anti-poaching, and rehabilitation work, Tiger Watch – a Non-Governmental Organisation working out of Sawai Madhopur - on the outskirts of the Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan - has put together its experience and knowledge - invaluable for those making a sincere and serious effort towards conservation. COURSE SCHEDULE Duration: From May 24, 2010 to May 29, 2010 Program Schedule Seven lecture sessions with prominent personalities who work at the ground level in various fields towards wildlife conservation Two visits to Ranthambhore National Park for understanding the ecology of the tiger A visit to the Chambal river bank to understand the ecology of Gharial Visit to the Moghiya Tri
Development Alternatives, a non-profit organisation established in 1983 creating large scale sustainable livelihoods is organising a Capacity Building Series (2008- 09) on Geographical Information System (GIS) for Participatory Planning and Decision Making. OBJECTIVES OF THE TRAINING To make participants understand the basics of Geographic Information System (GIS) and how it can facilitate in planning and decision making To acquaint them with tools, techniques and information that would be required to undertake GIS application in various thematic areas (NRM, Disaster Management, watershed development etc) To share DA’s experiences in using GIS for various development projects Training Date: 20 April 2010 Venue: Vasant Kunj New Delhi Sustainable development is
TARA Livelihood Academy of Development Alternatives, a non-profit organisation established in 1983 creating large scale sustainable livelihoods is organising a training onValue Creation Through Renewable Energy Models. Introduction: With a strong industrial base and successful commercialization of technologies in wind, spv, solar thermal, small hydel, biogas and improved biomass stoves, India is in a position today to offer state of the art technology to other developing countries and play a leading role in the global movement towards sustainable energy development. India has well equipped institutions which organize training courses and provide technical assistance to managers and technicians of other developing countries who can
With the objective of empowering women through technology, Feminist Approach to Technology (FAT) is organising a three day workshop for women on "Online Campaigns and Social Media for Nonprofits". You've probably already heard about using social media as a powerful tool for social change. Maybe you already set up a Facebook profile and have even braved Twitter, but are you really understanding how to use these tools effectively? We'll walk you though planning your social media goals and how to measure the outcomes. Whether you are looking to recruit new volunteers, energize existing supporters, inform donors or just market your cause, we'll talk about ways to get there. Objective of the Workshop: This workshop is for women working in the development sector (associated with a n...
The Center for Climate Justice & Equity (CCJE) is a Delhi based non-profit organisation setup with an objective to promote environmental equity and climate justice in an otherwise inequitable world. Our planet is facing a climate crisis unprecedented in the history of humankind. The crisis is fairly recent and began with the advent of the industrial revolution. The emissions from the so-called “developed” countries have been poisoning our atmosphere for over 200 years. The consequences of these emissions are now becoming apparent and we are living in a world where the shadow of the possibility of an unlivable earth is becoming more and more of a reality. CCJE is the voice of the grassroots in policy formation and an equity watchdog setup to ensure every citizen gets his fair shar
TARA Livelihood Academy of Development Alternatives, a non-profit organisation established in 1983 creating large scale sustainable livelihoods is organising a Capacity Building Series (2008- 09) on Experiential field based training on Drinking Participatory Planning and Decision Making using - Geographical Information System (GIS). Sustainable development is largely a replication of how people interact with the available natural resource base. Very often, environmental degradation is due to over population and poor socio-economic conditions. The need for proper monitoring and management has arisen to fulfill the targets of achieving sustainable development. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is an undeniable valuable tool for gathering and analyzing env