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Training on Renewable Energy: Sources as Business Opportunities

Training on Renewable Energy: Sources as Business Opportunities

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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 Experiential field based training on Renewable Energy Sources as Business Opportunities OBJECTIVES OF THE TRAINING Three days training program would help the participants to acquire knowledge about various alternative sources of energy in regards to the energy generation and its application for different purposes. Following areas would be covered in detail:-- Solar Air Heating Systems and their applications for drying of Agricultural crops, vegetables, fruits etc. Solar Air Heating Systems and their applications for heating of buildings. Solar Water Heating systems and their applications in various Ind
Environment Sustainability Leadership Programme at Sanskriti School

Environment Sustainability Leadership Programme at Sanskriti School

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The Climate Project – India (TCP-I)  is holding an Environment Sustainability Leadership Program aiming to equip teachers  and volunteers with inspiring and comprehensive tools for the teaching of environmental subjects, especially in relation to climate change. Through inspired teachers and volunteers, TCP-I hopes to create student leadership on tackling environmental issues. Date: Friday 17th April 2009 Venue: Sanskriti School, Dr S. Radhakrishnan Marg, Chanakya Puri, New Delhi- 110021 Time: 9 am to 1 pm Cost per teacher: Rs. 250/- (Payment is during registration on 17th April itself) Teachers can register with Mrs. Nita Ganguly of Sanskriti School either by e-mailing her at nitag4@hotmail.com or contacting her on +91 9811258447. Download detailed information-letter by cli
Summer Training at the Climate Advocacy Institute

Summer Training at the Climate Advocacy Institute

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Wondering what to do this June? Hoping to understand more about climate change and learn grassroots organizing skills from experts? We’ve got your ticket! Join us at this year’s Climate Advocacy Institute, sponsored by Bloomfield College, the International Debate Education Association and 350.org. The Climate Advocacy Institute will be held in Decemco, Turkey, on the Aegean coast, and will run for nearly three weeks, from June 28 - July 18, 2009. APPLY NOW for the Climate Advocacy Institute! The Institute will have three tracks to choose from: Debate and Argumentation Journalism and New Media, and Performance and Art Advocacy In addition, all participants will take part in a series of climate organizing workshops run by 350.org and our international team of pr
Training on Participatory Planning and Decision Making Using GIS

Training on Participatory Planning and Decision Making Using GIS

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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 Participatory Planning and Decision Making using - Geographical Information System (GIS) 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 Dates:  21 to 23rd April 2009 Venue: Indian Council of Social Science Research, JNU Institu
Summer Internship in Forest Canopy Research

Summer Internship in Forest Canopy Research

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Forest canopies are the least explored terrestrial habitats on earth and, according to estimates, at least forty percent of all known species on earth may exist in the canopy. Forest canopies also provide goods and services to support diverse human communities. Although, many other aspects of forest canopies are yet to be explored, the closed forest canopies are fragmenting and disappearing faster than any other habitat which is of great concern.    The Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE) has two unique projects in the forest canopies of Western Ghats in Kalakad_Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve supported by Dept. of Science and Technology (DST). While ATREE has senior researchers executing this project it also sees this as a unique opportunity to train young studen
Training on Building for Future: Sustainable Green Buildings

Training on Building for Future: Sustainable 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 Experiential field based training on Building for Future: Sustainable Homes (Green Building) OBJECTIVES OF THE TRAINING To provide an overview of design and construction facets of green buildings To establish decision-making criteria for the design and construction of green buildings To provide exposure to various alternative building materials and technologies which can be used to construct green buildings The training programme will enable the participants to appreciate the various issues in design and construction of green buildings and will equip them with a design methodology which can then be tak