Professional Training and Capacity-Building at CIWAB: Session 2, 2017


Courses on offer: Session 2, 2017

Course 1: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems using QGIS

Date: 20th-24th November, 2017

Status: 5-day course starting in November, 2017

Outline: GIS and broad applications, elements of GIS user interface and functions, data ypes and models in GIS, using the GIS map compser, downloading DEM and hydroprocessing for catchments.

Target Group: Hydrologists, Water Engineers, Water Resource Managers and Practitioners in natural resource
management and development from Public and Private sectors and Civil Society Organisations

Facilitators: CIWAB-Egerton University & ITC-U/TWENTE


Course 2: Remote Sensing for land-use-land-cover classication using QGIS

Date: 27th November - 1st December, 2017

Status: 5-day course starting in November - December, 2017

Outline: Relevant remote sensing concepts in classification, Downloading satellite images using SCP, Introduction to the SCP interface, Installation of SCP plugin, Land cover land use Classification in QGIS, Use of open Data Kit (ODK) for collecting of ground truth data, Accuracy assessment of the classification results.

Target Group: Hydrologists, Water Engineers, Water Resources Managers and Practitioners in natural resource
management and development from Public and Private sectors and Civil Society Organisations.

Facilitators: CIWAB-Egerton University & ITC-U/TWENTE


Course 3: Water Governance for Sustainable Service Provision

Date: February, 2018

Status: Open!!  Applications invited

Outline: Governance dimensions, water resources and services linkages, interbasin transfers

Target Group: Policy Makers, Managers and Practitioners in the Natural Resource Management sector

Facilitators: CIWAB-Egerton University & UNESCO-IHE


Download application forms in MS Word format at http://www.mamase.org/documents/14/CIWAB_Course_application_form_V2_2017.doc or in pdf format at http://www.mamase.org/documents/13/CIWAB_Course_application_form_V2_2017.pdf

Apply Now!!! For enquiries e-mail us at ciwab@egerton.ac.ke