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China - International Training Course

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Nepal - International Training Course

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IWMI: Training on Earth observation for flood risk mapping

Approximately 30 experts participated in the workshop and training (Image: IWMI)

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Sri Lanka, the International Water Management Institute IWMI, conducted a training on "Earth Observation Technologies for Flood-risk Mapping and Forecast Rating Curve for Flood Recession Agriculture in Nigeria". At the same occasion, the participants were briefed on the findings of a recent research project on "Turning tragedy into an opportunity: water management solutions for flood recession and dry season agriculture in Nigeria” supported by Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD).

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Wed, 27/05/2015 - 13:19

Training Course on GIS in Epidemiology and Public Health

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The training workshop will discuss the application of GIS in Epidemiology and Public Health

Course objective

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-1

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37

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0

Date: 

25/05/2015 to 30/05/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 18/05/2015

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IRES Training Centre

Venue City: 

Nairobi

Venue Country: 

  • Kenya

Event Organisers: 

IRES (Indepth Research Services)

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UN-SPIDER concludes training workshop in Bangladesh

Participants of the training course in Dhaka, Bangladesh

From 5 to 9 April 2015, UN-SPIDER and the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) in Bangladesh jointly organised the five-day course "Earth observation technologies for disaster damage and loss assessment" in Dhaka.

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Fri, 10/04/2015 - 15:11

UN-SPIDER to conduct two training programmes in Asia in April

The two training programmes aim to strengthen the capacities of Bangladesh and Bhutan to effectively use satellite-based information for disaster risk reduction (Image: NASA)

UN-SPIDER is planning to conduct two training programmes in April. 

From 5 to 9 April 2015, the programme is jointly organizing the five-day course "Earth observation technologies for disaster damage and loss assessment" in Dhaka, Bangladesh with the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) in Bangladesh.

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Wed, 01/04/2015 - 16:27

UNOOSA participates in CEOS Working Group on Capacity Building

Group picture of the participants of the workshop on digital elevation models

A UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER expert participated in the 4th meeting of the CEOS Working Group on Capacity Building and Data Democracy (WGCapD) from 18 to 20 March 2015 in Pretoria, South Africa. CEOS is the Commitee on Earth Observation Satellites. UNOOSA is an associate member of CEOS and an active participant in the Working Group.

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Tue, 24/03/2015 - 11:05

External Training Opportunities

Capacity-building and the strengthening of institutional arrangements and individual skills are key to increasing the ability of agencies and organizations to effectively use space-based information and services for disaster reduction, preparedness, response, and recovery. The UN-SPIDER database on external training opportunities offers an overview of available training courses.

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