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CSE Announces Course on Environmental Management

CSE Announces Course on Environmental Management

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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
Training on Open Source Quantum GIS

Training on Open Source Quantum GIS

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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
Leadership Course on Conservation (2010) in Ranthambore

Leadership Course on Conservation (2010) in Ranthambore

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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
Training on using GIS for Participatory Planning & Decision Making

Training on using GIS for Participatory Planning & Decision Making

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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
Invite: Environment Sustainability Leadership Program by TCP-India

Invite: Environment Sustainability Leadership Program by TCP-India

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The Climate Project - India is excited to invite you to come and participate in the Environment Sustainability Leadership Program (ESLP) ‐ a climate change training program for the civil society. The objective of this program is to equip people with inspiring and comprehensive tools for spreading the critical message of climate change. Through inspired citizens, TCP-India hopes to create a well‐informed society that can strive to effectively tackle these environmental issues. The one‐day interactive workshop is split into two sessions. The first session explores the science and impacts of climate change, with particular focus on Indian impacts. The second session will be led by experts in the various environmental fields and will focus on solutions. The materials presented at the wo
Training: Particiapatory Planning & Decision Making Using GIS

Training: Particiapatory Planning & Decision Making Using GIS

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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
International Training on Micro Hydro Power Units in Ladakh & Kargil

International Training on Micro Hydro Power Units in Ladakh & Kargil

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The Ladakh Ecological Development Group (LEDeG) in collaboration with Bremen Overseas Research & Development Association (BORDA), Germany has been promoting environmental friendly Decentralised Renewable Energy Systems (DERES) for the past 20 years in the Western Himalayas. So far 72 Community-based Micro Hydro Power Units (CMHPU) have been installed by LEDeG in extreme and isolated mountainous regions.   LEDeG with its partners BORDA and the Consortium for DEWATS Dissemination Society, India and in collaboration with the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern (FNHW) Switzerland, is organising a two weeks training programme titled ‘International On-Site Training Programme on Community-Based Micro Hydro Power Units’   The training programme aims to impart basic skill required f
Training: Drinking Water Quality Monitoring & Management

Training: Drinking Water Quality Monitoring & Management

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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 Water Quality Monitoring and Management. Objectives of the Training: To help organizations understand the importance of Water Quality Monitoring in Water Quality Management To impart Technical Skills on various practical aspects of water quality monitoring and management To Promote Surveillance of Drinking Water Course Eligibility This programme is designed for Development Professionals from NGOs, academic institutions, CSR Professionals, officers from Central and State governments, and international development organizations who are working on water qua
Development Alternatives: Training on Green Buildings

Development Alternatives: Training on Green Buildings

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Development Alternatives, a non-profit organisation established in 1983 creating large scale sustainable livelihoods is organising a Capacity Building Series (2008- 09) for Green Buildings: Designing a Sustainable Future Globally, around 40 % of virgin materials and energy and 16 % of the annually available fresh water are consumed by the construction sector. The construction and operation of buildings together trigger a number of environmental problems such as indiscriminate mining and quarrying, deforestation and non-renewable fuel based electricity consumption. Urbanization and economic growth in Asia will only intensify in the foreseeable future, thus placing an even greater demand on finite natural resources and energy. Many Asian countries have begun to put in place strateg
Training On A Result Oriented Approach to Livelihood Projects

Training On A Result Oriented Approach to Livelihood Projects

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Development Alternatives, a non-profit organisation established in 1983 creating large scale sustainable livelihoods is organising a Capacity Building Series (2008- 09) for A Result Oriented Approach to Livelihood Projects India needs to generate at least 10 million new livelihood opportunities a year over the next 15 years to sustain its economy. Poverty is no longer a rural phenomenon and increasingly we find attention being focused on urban poor who are often the migrants. One also notices an increasing shift from agriculture to manufacturing and services sector. It is expected that traditional sources such as agriculture will have limited potential to generate new livelihoods. Promoting livelihood in such a situation remains a challenge. This programme seeks to impart knowled