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Online course: Manage soils
Tocal College, Department of Primary Industries
This online course deals with the process of monitoring and managing soils in agriculture and horticulture.
Topic: Ecology; Land management; Land degradation and restoration; Soil science; Soil; Water management

Online course: Organic Land Care Accreditation Course
Seneca-Faculty of Continuing Education & Training
This online course is for landscape professionals to prepare the Soul Organic Land Care Accreditation exam. It deals with soil management, and the connection between soil health and landscape health.
Topic: Land management; Land degradation and restoration; Awareness raising

Programme de Leadership au Sahel (Niger)
The OASIS Initiative (Organiser l'Avancement des Solutions au Sahel
Ce programme est organisé pour des professionnels afin de créer un réseau actif de leaders émergents, en partageant une vision commune de l'avenir du Sahel et engages en faveur du développement durable.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Food security; Gender; Funding and resource mobilization

The advanched Training Workshop on Ecosystem-based Adaption in Arid Areas (China)
Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research (IGSNRR), Chinese Academy of Sciences
Take part in this fully funded Advanced Training Workshop on Ecosystem-based Adaption (EbA) in Arid Areas! This workshop is open to an international group of public officials, researchers and employees in ecosystem sector.
Topic: Awareness raising; Climate change; Drought

Training Course on Resilient Livelihood (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services (IRES)
Indepth Research Services offers a training course on resilient livelihoods through natural resource management examining and handling the effects of climate change and disaster risks on agricultural productivity and farming.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology; Food security; Climate change; Water management; Land management

Training course on Promoting Entrepreneurship and Agribusiness Development (Kenya)
Indepth Research Training Center
This one-week course will provide you with hands-on training in entrepreneurship and agribusiness development and teach you how to implement effective planning and management.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Food security; Poverty reduction/Development

Onlince course: Erosion, Desertification, Salinization & Soil Acidification
RedVector
This short online course is designed to enable participants to adopt a proactive approach to conservation and sustainable management of non-renewable resources by focusing on the topics of erosion, desertification, salinization and soil acidification.
Topic: Drought; Ecology; Land management; Land degradation and restoration

Diploma of Conservation and Land Management (Australia)
Swinburne University of Technology
This diploma course offered by Swinburne University of Technology allow Australian students to acquire a wide knowledge of environmental science and to develop management strategies for the sustainable use of natural resources like flora, fauna, soils and water.
Topic: Awareness raising; Land degradation and restoration; Land management; Soil science; Water management

Online course: Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
The Tocal College
The Tocal College offers an online course - Diploma of Conservation and Land Management. It is designed for those who are interest in environmental management, especially on managing areas of land.
Topic: Ecology; Land management; Land degradation and restoration

Training Course on Climate Change and Agriculture (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services
This five-day course will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills in advocating mitigation and adaptation strategies to climate change in agriculture.
Topic: Agriculture; Climate change

Online course: Food Security and Sustainability - Crop production
WageningenX
This online course is for both international students and professionals who have a great interest in global food security and food systems. It deals with food crop production that causes major environmental problems.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Awareness raising; Ecology

Training Course on Agro Entrepreneurship & Market Facilitation (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services (IRES)
This training course aims at building the agro-enterprise capacity of rural development practitioners to enable them facilitate the market integration of the most vulnerable beneficiaries.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Poverty reduction/Development

Online course: Human Rights and Environmental Protection for Sustainable Development
UNITAR
In partnership with UNDP, UNEP and the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment, this course studies human rights, environmental protection and sustainable development by connecting these subjects to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Topic: Environment; Awareness raising; Biodiversity; Ecology; Forests; Climate change; Land management

Training course on Horticultural Production and Marketing (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services (IRES)
The course offered by Indepth Research Services (IRES) is intended for actors in the Agriculture Extension (Agricultural extension officers, senior agricultural officials and policy makers) working with communities, in governments, funding agencies, Research organizations and non-government organizations among others for Agriculture support activities and other Development programmes.
Topic: Agriculture; Funding and resource mobilization

Training Course on Integrated Soil Health and Fertility Management (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services (IRES)
This training course teaches you skills on how to raise productivity in agriculture while preserving such natural resources as soil.
Topic: Agriculture; Water management; Soil science; Land management; Land degradation and restoration

Training Course on Establishing and Strengthening Farmer Organizations (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services (IRES)
Government representatives, researches, and professionals involved in  agriculture extension are welcome to attend this training course on establishing and strengthening farmer organizations. This five days course provides you skills to help and support farmers to become more organized in rural areas.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Land management

Online course: Techniques and Procedures in International Environmental Law
UNITAR
This online course by UNITAR is designed for those who are interested to develop specific capacities in International Environmental Law (IEL), specifically its techniques and procedures of adoption, implementation and compliance.
 
Topic: Awareness raising; Biodiversity; Climate change; Ecology; Forests; Land management; Poverty reduction/Development; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations

Online course: International Environmental Negotiations
UNITAR
This course "International Environmental Negotiations" offered by UNITAR is designed for those who want to develop capacities in international environmental negotiations field for effective global environmental protection.
Topic: Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations; Forests; Land management; Poverty reduction/Development; Drought

Online course: International Environmental Governance
UNITAR
This online course is designed for participants who want to understand the role of the main actors involved in the development of international environmental law. It helps to identify the characteristics of the current international environmental governance regime.
Topic: Environment; Diplomacy; Awareness raising; Biodiversity; Climate change; Ecology; Forests; Poverty reduction/Development

Online course: International Economic Legal System and Sustainable Development
UNITAR
This UNITAR online course will provide you with the knowledge about a double-edged relationship between economic activities and environmental protection. It also treats sustainable development issue that needs to take into account both potential hams and uses of economic incentives in the protection of the environment.
Topic: Environment; Awareness raising; Biodiversity; Climate change; Ecology; Forests; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations

Webinar: Carib Web Dialogue - The Environmental Sustainability Challenge
Caribbean Future Forum
The Caribbean Future Forum invites you to take part online in the webinar "The Environmental Sustainability Challenge" On Tuesday, August 9 from 10 - 11 am (AST).
Topic: Awareness raising; Biodiversity; Climate change; Ecology; Land management

Training Course on GIS and Remote Sensing in Land Cover, Land Change Analysis(Kenya)
Indepth Research Services (IRES)
This five-day course will provide you with information on general and advanced geographical information system (GIS) and Remote Sensing in land use and cover change.
Topic: Awareness raising; Forests; Land degradation and restoration; Land management

Training course: Gender approaches to agriculture and extension practices (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services (IRES)
Indepth Research Services (IRES) offers a training course examining gender approaches to agriculture and extension practices.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology; Drought; Food security; Gender; Water management

Training Course on Integrated Water Resource Management
Indepth Research Services
This training course gives an insight to integrated water resources management with the emphasis on capacity building, governance, and sustainable use of scarce water resources.
Topic: Awareness raising; Water management

Online Course: Sustainable Agricultural Land Management Projects - Soil Carbon Monitoring
The World Bank Institute
This short course presents how soil carbon is monitored and accounted in an agricultural land management project based on the Sustainable Agricultural Land Management methodology (SALM).
Topic: Food security; Land management; Soil science; Climate change

Training Course on Climate Change and Agriculture (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services
This short course provides you skills to mitigate the effects of climate change on agriculture and environment.
Topic: Agriculture; Biodiversity; Climate change; Land degradation and restoration; Land management; Soil science; Water management

Stakeholder engagement and Consensus Building for Sustainable Development (U.S.A.)
UN System Staff College
This three-day course by UN System Staff College in Cambridge (U.S.A.) seeks to provide you with an in-depth overview of strategies for assessing, designing and convening multi-stakeholder partnerships and initiatives. It targets UN Development System Representatives, Resident Coordinators, Regional Directors and their deputies.
Topic: Climate change; Ecology; Poverty reduction/Development; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations

Training Course on Gender Integration in Food and Nutrition Security (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services (IRES)
This course provides guidance on how to design and implement agriculture policies and programmes that are gender-responsive, sustainable, contributing to gender equality, and therefore able to improve food and nutrition security.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Gender; Land management

UN Summer Academy 2016 at the UN Campus in Bonn: "Shaping a Sustainable Future" (Germany)
United Nations System Staff College – Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development
Following the spirit of the UN Organizations in Bonn in ‘Shaping a Sustainable Future’ this edition will focus on Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development, including the Sustainable Development Goals, along with the Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Food security; Poverty reduction/Development

Online course: Introduction to Permaculture
ACS Distance Education
This e-learning course gives you an insight into the conception and fundamental principles of permanent agriculture (permaculture).
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Food security

Online Course: Agriculture, Economics and Nature
University of Western Australia
This course will help you to contribute to better decision making by farmers, or by agencies servicing agriculture. Particular focus of the course is on agricultural production methods and the balance between agricultural production and its environmental impacts.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Climate change; Drought; Food security; Land management; Water management

Training Course on Green Economy (Italy)
Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE)
Professionals involved in the green economy, policy makers, technical staff and stakeholders from civil society organizations, all are welcome to attend this academy on the green economy, from October 3 to 14 in Turin. This two-week course will give a better understanding of the relationship between the environment sustainability and the social and inclusive economies.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Soil science; Land management

Training Course on Food Security Analysis (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services (IRES)
This course will teach you the concepts of carrying out food security analysis.
The course targets particulartly government representatives, employees of research organizations and non-government organizations, agricultural extension offices, senior agricultural officials and policy makers.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Land management; Awareness raising

Training Course on Monitoring, Evaluation and Data Management for Agriculture & Rural Development Programmes
Indepth Research Services (IRES)
Taking part in this five-day course you can expect to get an understanding of the principles of participatory and learning oriented planning, monitoring and evaluation in food and nutrition security, you will strengthen your competence in designing and improving a monitoring and evaluation systems and impact assessments for food and nutrition security.
Topic: Agriculture; Ecology; Food security; Land management; Water management

E-learning Course on Smallholder Agriculture, Environment and Climate Change
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
This short course will help you better understand current challenges caused by climate change and environmental degradation and improve your own projects.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Climate change; Food security; Gender; Land management

Training course on GIS and Remote Sensing for agricultural resource management
Indepth Research Services
This course will provide you with knowledge in Global Positioning System (GPS), Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) for storing and analysing spatial data. This will teach you how to use these tools in decisions making in agriculture, land development, environmental protection and restoration.
Topic: Agriculture; Climate change; Drought; Ecology; Food security; Land degradation and restoration; Land management; Soil science; Water management

Online Course: Certificate in Alternative Agriculture
ACS Distance Education
Through this course you will learn how to start and develop your own environmentally-friendly agricultural production.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Food security; Land management

Postgraduate Course on Climate-Smart Agriculture
Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation
This course will provide you with an overview of the up-to-date knowledge about climate-smart agriculture (CSA), show the opportunities, challenges and trade-offs and offer ample opportunities to network with CSA experts and fellow participants.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Climate change; Drought; Ecology; Food security; Land degradation and restoration; Land management; Water management

Training Course on Agribusiness Development and Management (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services (IRES)
This course gets you acquainted with the nature of agribusiness starting from planning and management of agricultural production until the final step of its distribution to consumers.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Food security; Land management

Course on Climate change adaptation in food security and natural resource management (Uganda)
Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation
The focus of this course is the translation of policy documents and research into climate-smart adaptation strategies. You can expect to discover what you and your organisation can undertake for adaptation to climate change, in particular in the areas of agriculture, food security and natural resource management.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Climate change; Drought; Ecology; Food security; Land degradation and restoration; Land management; Poverty reduction/Development; Water management

Online Course: Introduction to International Environmental Law
UNITAR
Are you interested to learn about the sources and fundamental principles of International environmental law, how we can apply them to real situations, how we can effectively comply with Multilateral Environmental Agreements and the link between the last and the Sustainable Development Goals? Then register now for an online course offered by UNITAR!
Topic: Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations; Poverty reduction/Development; Land management; Water management; Forests; Drought

Online course on Climate Change Diplomacy
UNITAR

Taking this course you will get better understanding of the climate change policy framework, causes and impacts of climate change, the role of science, as well as the history of the policy making process and the UNFCCC framework. The course addresses the challenges that diplomats and decision makers face.

Topic: Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology; Funding and resource mobilization; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations

Online course: Foundation Diploma in Irrigation Management
ACS Distance Education
This e-learning course will provide you with understanding of sustainable management of water and irrigation in different industries from the perspective of a project manager or a consultant.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Water management

Online Course on Emission Sources and Estimation Methodologies for the Forestry and Land Use
GHG Management Institute
This course is aimed at providing knowledge on emissions sources and removal sinks along with the ways to evaluate them specifically from forests and other land uses in accordance with the 2006 Guidelines of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
Topic: Climate change; Forests; Land degradation and restoration; Land management

Short Course: Introduction to the ecosystem restoration (in Spanish)
Creando Redes
This short course will provide you with skills on the preservation and restoration of our ecosystem.
Topic: Awareness raising; Biodiversity; Ecology

Training Course on Agriculture Statistics
Indepth Research Training Center
Relevant officials from national statistical offices and agriculture managers are welcome to attend this course on agriculture statistics. This three-day course provides you with skills on collection of data and analyzing for agriculture sector including food security, environmental sustainability, and poverty reduction.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Poverty reduction/Development

Training Course on Food Security and Environmental Sustainability
WageningenX
Professionals and students involved in food management are welcome to attend this short course on food security and environmental sustainability. This course will provide you with skills on how to to apply systems thinking to improve the environmental sustainability of food production systems.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Land management

Training Course on Rights Based Approach to Food and Nutrition Security (The Netherlands)
Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation
This two-week course will focus on different concepts on rights-based approaches to food and nutrition security such as Right to Food and the Zero Hunger Challenge. Participants can expect to acquire knowledge and skills to strengthen the design and implementation of food and nutrition security programmes using a rights-based approach.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Food security

Training course: The Use of Up-To-Date Indicators in Monitoring, Evaluation and Impact Assessment of Food and Nutrition Security Programmes (South Africa)
Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation
This three-week course will provide you with skills on data collection, data entry, data analysis and interpretation, you will better understand the importance of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) in food management programmes and its impact assessment methodologies.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Food security

Online Course on Organic Agriculture and Farming
ACS Distance Education
This online course provides you necessary knowledge on how to start your own farm using sustainable agricultural practices.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security

Intensive Workshop on Landscape Leadership (U.S.A)
Ecoagriculture
The workshop on Landscape Leadership taking place from August 16th to 18th in Virginia will provide you with skills to lead integrated landscape approaches to sustainable development, agriculture and climate change. This workshop targets land managers, professionals in agriculture, environmental and soil science, NGO staff members and representatives of Ministries of Agriculture.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Climate change; Food security; Land management; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations

Training course on GIS and Remote Sensing for Agricultural Resource Management (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services (IRES)
This short course provides you with skills in geographical information system (GIS) and Remote Sensing. You can learn how to use these tools in the context of agriculture.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Land management; Soil science

Training Course on Grant Management and Fundraising (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services (IRES)
This three-day course provides you with skills for effective and efficient grants and fund management. This training targets finance and non-finance staff of grant receiving organizations, administrators, civil society organizations and anyone involved in administration of grants or grant-funded programs.
Topic: Awareness raising; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations; Poverty reduction/Development

Training Course on Market Access for Food Security (The Netherlands)
Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation
Staff of government departments, civil society and non-government organizations, business associations, development agencies, and professionals working in the domain of market-driven development, are welcome to attend this short course on market access for food security
Topic: Awareness raising; Food security; Poverty reduction/Development

Training Course on Agribusiness Development and Management (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services (IRES)
This course gets you acquainted with the nature of agribusiness starting from planning and management of agricultural production until the final step of its distribution to consumers.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Food security; Poverty reduction/Development; Land management

Training course on Sustainable Development
Africa Center for Project Management
The course provides you with a better understanding of the concept of "Sustainable Development" and it’s ecological, social and economic dimensions.
Topic: Awareness raising; Agriculture; Climate change; Funding and resource mobilization; Poverty reduction/Development

Online Course on Soils
Lancaster University
This e-learning course "Soils: Introducing the World Beneath Our Feet" is aimed at understanding the importance of soils and impact of climate change on them.
Topic: Soil science; Water management; Land management; Land degradation and restoration

Training course on Monitoring and Evaluation for Agriculture and Rural Development Programmes (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services (IRES)
Students and researchers, government representatives, policymakers and professionals involved in agriculture, food and nutrition security are welcome to attend this short training course on Monitoring and Evaluation, Data Management and Analysis for Agriculture and Rural Development Programmes.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Land management; Soil science

Course on Sustainable Soil Management: Soil for life
WageningenX
This introductory environmental studies course will allow you to explore the importance of soil to life on earth, the issues, processes and societal challenges underlying soil degradation – and what we can do to ensure sustainable soil management for the future.
Topic: Soil science; Land degradation and restoration

E-learning Course in Environmental Management (UK)
Oxford Home Study College
Environmental professionals, graduate and post graduate students involved in environmental studies are welcome to participate in this e-learning course on environmental management. This short course gives you skills on how your organizations can reduce their environmental impacts and increase their operating efficiency.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Biodiversity; Climate change; Land management

Short Online Course on Food Gardening for Everyone
The Great Courses
This course "How to Grow Anything: Food Gardening for Everyone" guides you through the whole horticultural process from seed to harvest.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Food security; Land management; Biodiversity

Course on Human Rights Based Approach to Development Programming (Germany)
UNSSC Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development
The UNSSC Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development offers an interactive course for the UN staff enabling to build capacity to integrate human rights into all policy and programming processes within the context of the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Topic: Awareness raising; Poverty reduction/Development

UN Country Programming in the Context of the Agenda 2030 (Germany)
UNSSC Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development

The UNSSC Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development offers a course for the UN staff providing with them a common understanding of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the related key financing architecture and the Paris Agreement.

Topic: Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology; Poverty reduction/Development

E-Learning Course on Emission Sources and Estimation Methodologies for the Agriculture Sector
GHG Management Institute
This e-learning course focuses on greenhouse gas emissions sources and methodologies to estimate the emissions of the agricultural sector according to the 2006 Guidelines of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
Topic: Agriculture; Climate change

Training Course on Food Security Analysis (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services (IRES)
This course will get you acquainted with the concepts of carrying out food security analysis.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Awareness raising; Land management

Online Course on Project Management (Kenya)
Capacity Africa Training Institute
This online course provides you with skills enabling you to plan, implement and successfully complete your project in the field of your interest including sustainable land management.
Topic: Awareness raising; Funding and resource mobilization; Poverty reduction/Development; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations

Training Programme on Project Management and Fundraising (Kenya)
Capacity Africa Training Institute
This training programme by Capacity Africa will provide you with knowledge and skills enabling you to plan profoundly your project, write a successful and convincing grant proposal.
Topic: Awareness raising; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations; Poverty reduction/Development

Online Certificate in Environmental Management
Brentwood Open Learning College/ABC Awards
This online course covers various topics on essential environmental issues as well as the importance of management and planning to solve the same.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Climate change; Biodiversity

Open Online Course "Introduction to the 2030 Agenda: A New Agenda for a Sustainable World"
UNITAR/UNDG
This Massive Open Online Course is designed for the use of national governments to implement Agenda 2030.
Topic: Awareness raising; Climate change; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations

Training Course on GIS and Remote Sensing for Environmental Impact Assessment and Audit
Indepth Research Services (IRES)
Decision makers and planners are welcome to attend this five-day course focusing on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to organize and present spatial data in a way that allows effective environmental management planning.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Soil science; Land management

BASIS Certificate in Conservation Management
Royal Agricultural University
This training course is designed to share information on the implementation of sustainable farmland practices with a specific focus on issues regarding air, water, soil and biodiversity.
Topic: Agriculture; Biodiversity; Climate change; Ecology; Forests; Land management

Workshop on Management of Innovation in the Agricultural Sector for Kazakh and U.K Citizens (Kazakhstan)
Abertay University
This five-day workshop offers holistic approach fostering innovation that increases competitiveness of the agricultural sector. All travel and accommodation expenses are covered by the Newton – Al-Farabi Partnership Programme.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Food security; Land management

Distance course on Outdoor Plant Production
ACS Distance Education
This online course will give you an opportunity to learn about soil management and various cropping systems as well as their application to grow nuts, fruits, berries, herbs, vegetables and to cut flowers.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Biodiversity; Food security

Training course: Gender approaches to agriculture and extension practices (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services (IRES)
This five-day course will enable you to understand gender strategies and to design programmes to involve women in agricultural development.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Gender; Poverty reduction/Development; Land management

Training Course on Leading an Environmental Audit (UK)
 Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA)
The Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) provides a five-day training course on how to effectively lead environmental audit. This training targets environment professionals that want to develop their skills and competences in leading audit in environmental issues.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Land management; Poverty reduction/Development

Online Course in Sustainable Soils
Farmers Academy
This online course helps you understand physical, chemical and biological properties of soil, identify and assess soil problems on your own and provides sustainable solutions to enhance soil quality.
Topic: Agriculture; Land management; Soil science

Training Course on Agriculture Value Chains (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services (IRES)
This five-day course will give you a greater understanding of the agriculture value chains (AVC), value chain financing, multi-stakeholder processes in AVCs and inclusive market systems development among other topics.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Forests; Land management

Training Course on Environmental Management (UK)
Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA)
This short course targets managers, advisers, consultants and professionals involved in the management of environmental issues. It provides participants with a better understanding of land and ecosystem’s management.
Topic: Ecology; Awareness raising; Land management; Soil science

Training Course in Advanced Irrigation Technologies for Water Management (in French; Israel)
Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation (MASHAV)
The Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation (MASHAV) offers a fully funded training course in advanced irrigation technologies for water management. This course targets at agronomists, professionals involved in agriculture, irrigation and water management.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Water management

Training course on Environmental Awareness (UK)
OMS - Simple Sustainable Solutions
Take this opportunity to better understand issues related to our environment including desertification, land degradation and drought, and how to act to mitigate negatives impacts to achieve sustainable development.
Topic: Awareness raising; Biodiversity; Climate change; Land management; Land degradation and restoration

Training Course on GIS and Remote Sensing in Mining and Exploration (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services (IRES)
This short course will teach you how to use the Geographic Information system (GIS) and Sensing in the mining and geology industry.
Topic: Drought; Soil science; Land degradation and restoration; Land management

Training Course on Agriculture, Innovation, and Technology (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services
This short course on agriculture targets practitioners, decision-makers, and development partners who work at the intersection of  information and communication technologies and agriculture.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Land management; Soil science

Training Course on Environmental Management for Sustainable Development (UK)
London Corporate Training LTD
Public sector officials, researchers, engineers and senior managers involved in the environment related fields are invited to participate in the four-day course on environmental management for sustainable development.
Topic: Land management; Land degradation and restoration; Awareness raising; Ecology; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations

Training Course on use of GIS and Remote Sensing in Disaster Risk Management (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services
This short course will provide you with skills on how to use the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in order to manage and prevent disaster.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology; Food security

Training course on Making Agriculture Work for Food and Nutrition Security (Ethiopia)
Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation
This short course will teach you how to design and strengthen the implementation of nutrition sensitive agricultural programs and policies.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Land management; Land degradation and restoration; Soil science; Poverty reduction/Development

Training Course on Plant Variety Protection (Netherlands)
Wageningen University
This course will provide you with knowledge of how to distinguish variety of plants and how to select them for production to achieve food security.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Forests; Land management; Land degradation and restoration

Awareness raising course on Sustainable Soil Management (Netherlands)
Wageningen University
This course will give you an understanding of importance of soil for the life on earth and what can be done for its sustainable management.
Topic: Agriculture; Drought; Food security; Land management; Land degradation and restoration; Water management

Training Course on Climate Change and Food Security Nexus (Netherlands)
Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation
The climate change and food security nexus course aims to give you a better understanding of how climate change impacts our lives. For better living conditions we need to preserve our nature from negative effects due to human’s activities.
Topic: Agriculture; Climate change; Food security; Soil science; Land management

#Rex5Mexico Integrated Farm Planning Workshop (in Spanish; Mexico)
Grupo Ecológico Sierra Gorda and Regrarians
#REX5Mexico 2016 will provide you with knowledge that you can apply for your regenerative agricultural project.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology; Forests; Land management; Soil science; Water management

Training Course on Gender Approaches to Agricultural Extension Practices (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services (IRES)
The objective of this course is to promote gender-equality in land management in such areas as agriculture, food security and related fields. The basic concept is that men and women should have the same rights, same responsibilities without any discrimination. This programme provides to the participants (particularly women) knowledge on women issues and ways of finding solutions with problems related to land management; the place of women in the agriculture fields and her contribution in the production for the achievement of sustainable development
Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Gender; Land degradation and restoration; Land management

Training Course on Irrigation and Operational Maintenance (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services (IRES)
This five-day course provides you with skills to develop and maintain sustainable irrigation systems.
Topic: Agriculture; Land management; Land degradation and restoration; Soil science; Water management

Training Course on Agriculture Best Extension Practices (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services (IRES)
The agriculture best extension practices course offers an opportunity for farmers to improve the productivity and sustainability of their operations.
Topic: Agriculture; Ecology; Food security; Land degradation and restoration; Land management; Water management

Training course on GIS and Remote Sensing for Agricultural Resource Management (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services
This short course provides you with skills on geographical information system (GIS) and Remote Sensing enabling you to use these to support sustainable agriculture.
Topic: Agriculture; Ecology; Drought; Food security; Water management; Soil science; Land degradation and restoration; Land management

Training Course in Water and Sanitation (China)
Centre of Excellence for Water and Environment
The Centre of Excellence for Water and Environment offers a training course on water management. This training aims to engage more professionals in water and environmental fields for training, education and research in the developing world.
Topic: Agriculture; Water management; Soil science

Training Course on Gender Integration in Food and Nutrition Security (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services
This training course uses approaches and strategies of designing and implementing agriculture policies involving men and especially women. The knowledge you gain, should allow you to improve food and nutrition security and contribute to the sustainable development.
Topic: Agriculture; Gender; Food security

Soil and Water Course for PhD and Master Students (Turkey)
Czech University of Life Sciences
This course is designed as a combination of online and on-site learning with focus on soil and water relationship.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Drought; Ecology; Land degradation and restoration; Land management; Water management; Soil science

Training Course on Agribusiness Development and Management (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services
This course gets you acquainted with the nature of agribusiness starting from planning and management of agricultural production towards the final step of its distribution to consumers.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Funding and resource mobilization

Training Course on Value Chain Development and Market Linkages (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services
This course offers you an opportunity to learn about value chain analysis to make sustainable business decisions supporting further development of your micro, small and medium enterprise such as your own farm.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising

Training courses on GIS and Remote Sensing for sustainable forest monitoring and management
Indepth Research Services
This course provides knowledge on how GIS can be applied in fields of sustainable forestry planning and wildlife management.
Topic: Awareness raising; Forests; Climate change; Biodiversity

Training Course on GIS and Remote Sensing in Multi Hazard Early Warning Systems (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services
The course aims to improve capacity of practitioners with regard to development of warning systems for various hydro-meteorological and geological extreme events in the face of climate change.
Topic: Climate Change

Training course: Promoting Entrepreneurship and Agribusiness Development (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services (IRES) Training Centre
In-epth Research Services (IRES) hosts a workshop in Nairobi, Kenya offering intensive training that will enable the participants to actively engage in the agriculture and food security activities in governmental and non-governmental organizations to support efforts in Agribusiness.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology; Food security; Funding and resource mobilization; Poverty reduction/Development

Short Course - Competing claims on natural resources (The Netherlands)
Wageningen University Centre for Development

Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation offers a training course on sustainable resource management by enhancing the capacities of conflict management over natural resources.

Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Climate change; Land degradation and restoration; Land management

Post-Graduate Diploma in Disaster Risk Management and Adaptation to Climate Change (in Spanish; Peru)
Fondo Verde
Fondo Verde offers a post graduate diploma in Disaster Risk Management and adaptation to Climate Change
Topic: Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology; Poverty reduction/Development

Integrated Water Resource Management (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services
This short course will provide various actors working in the agriculture extension with knowledge on integrated water resources management and the efficient use of these precious resources as regards both urban and agricultural supply.
Topic: Climate change; Agriculture; Water management; Drought

Training Course on Gender Integration in Food and Nutrition Security (Kenya)
IRES Training Centre
This five-days course will provide hands-on training in gender-responsive and sustainable agriculture programmes.
Topic: Awareness raising; Agriculture; Food security; Poverty reduction/Development; Gender

Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Science for Decision Making (in Spanish; Peru)
Fondo Verde
Fondo Verde offers a post graduate diploma in Environmental Science for Decision Making.
Topic: Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology

Post Graduate Diploma in Biodiversity Conservation and Natural Environment (in Spanish; Peru)
Latin American Institute of Sciences
Fondo Verde offers a post graduate certificate in biodiversity conservation and natural environment.
Topic: Awareness raising; Biodiversity; Climate change; Ecology

Short course on Wetlands, integrated water resources management and food security (The Netherlands)
Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation
Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation offers a short course on Wetlands, integrated water resources management and food security.
Topic: Awareness raising; Agriculture; Climate change; Food security; Land management; Water management

Short course- Governance of landscapes, forests and people (Indonesia)
Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation
This course challenges forest and nature management professionals to adopt an integrative perspective to look beyond the forest and build bridges between the public and the private secntor.
Topic: Awareness raising; Forests; Land management; Land degradation and restoration

Post Graduate Diploma in Ecological Restoration of Degraded Ecosystems (in Spanish; Peru)
Fondo Verde
Fondo Verde offers a post graduate diploma in Ecological Restoration of degraded ecosystems.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Climate change; Land degradation and restoration

Short course on food security and natural resource management (Uganda)
Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation
Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation offers a short course on Climate change adaptation in food security and natural resource management
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Food security

Training Course for Professionals in Agricultural Education (The Netherlands)
International Centre for development oriented Research in Agriculture
The International Centre for development oriented Research in Agriculture offers a short course on community outreach and agriculture
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Food security

Workshop: Collaborative Leadership and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (Switzerland)
United Nations Institute for Training and Research
The United Nations Institute for Training and Research hosts a workshop on Collaborative Leadership and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Topic: Awareness raising; Poverty reduction/Development

Short course: Rights Based Approach to Food and Nutrition Security (The Netherlands)
Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation

This two-week course will focus on different concepts on rights-based approaches to food and nutrition security such as Right to Food and the Zero Hunger Challenge.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Food security

Training Course on GIS and Remote Sensing in Land Cover, Land Change Analysis (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services (IRES)
This five-days course provides the necessary knowledge and skills on geographical information system (GIS) and Remote Sensing in Land Cover and Land Change Analysis
Topic: Agriculture; Climate change; Land management; Land degradation and restoration

Short Course: Integrated Pest Management and Food Safety (The Netherlands)
Wageningen University
Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation offers a short course training how to identify and solve problems in integrated pest management and food safety.
Topic: Food security; Agriculture; Ecology

Training Course on Integrated Water Resource Management (Kenya)
In-depth Research Services (IRES); Food and Agriculture Organization ( FAO); 
In-depth Research Services (IRES) hosts a training course on integrated Water Resource Management sharing the methods of the integrated water resources management practices and to encourage the best use of these precious resources in other regions of the world.
Topic: Awareness raising; Water management

International Training Course on Combating Desertification (Turkey)
Turkey’s General Directorate of Combating Desertification and Eroison
Turkish UNCCD National Focal Point calls for applications for one-week training course in Konya-Mersin under the COP12 Ankara Initiative. ​
Topic: Land degradation and restoration

Training Course in Conservation and Land Management (Australia)
Government of South Australia Government of South Australia Technical and Further Education (TAFE SA)
The Government of South Australia Technical and Further Education (TAFE SA) offers a training course dealing with the management and rehabilitation of degraded land. After successful completion, participants will be awarded with Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management.
Topic: Agriculture; Land management; Biodiversity; Drought; Ecology; Land degradation and restoration; Soil science; Water management

Training Course on Agriculture Value Chains (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services (IRES)
This five days course will provide hands-on training in agriculture value chains, high-impact and sustainable initiatives focused on improving productivity.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Awareness raising

Training Course on Climate Change and Agriculture (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services (IRES)
This five-days course will provide solid knowledge and skills in managing the effect of climate change for the development of agriculture and the environment.
Topic: Awareness raising; Climate change; Food security; Migration

Applied Groundwater Hydrology and Modelling (The Netherlands)
University of Twente
This short course introduces you to groundwater modelling, specific applications and the role of Earth Observation (EO) in groundwater modelling.
Topic: Water management

Training Course on Governance of Landscapes, Forests and People (Indonesia)
Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation
Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation offers a training course offering an integrative perspective in forest and landscape governance to build bridges between the public and private sector.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology; Forests; Land management; Land degradation and restoration; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations

Environmental Hydrology for Water Security (The Netherlands)
University of Twente
The Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) of the University of Twente hosts a training course intended to increase you knowledge on hydrology and water secrurity.
Topic: Water management

Training course on Wetlands, Integrated Water Resources Management and Food Security (The Netherlands)
Wageningen  UR  Centre for Development Innovation

Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation offers a training course on wetlands, integrated water resources management, food security and climate change resilience.

Topic: Awareness raising; Food security; Land management; Water management; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations

Certificate Course in Spatial-temporal Models for Food and Water Security studies (The Netherlands)
University of twente
This course offers participants key understanding as to how to use Remote Sensing, Geographic Information System (GIS), and Mobile-GIS technologies to improve rainfed and irrigated agricultural systems.
Topic: Climate change; Agriculture; Water management; Food security

Training Course in Conservation and Land Management (Australia)
Open Training and Education Network (OTEN)
The Open Training and Education Network (OTEN) offer a training courses on dealing with the management and rehabilitation of degraded land
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Soil science; Land degradation and restoration; Land management; Water management

Training Course on Disaster Response (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.
This 5 days course will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills used in response to disaster augment situational awareness and improve relief coordination
Topic: Climate change; Awareness raising; Land degradation and restoration; Drought

Training Course on Irrigation and Operational Maintenance (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services (IRES)
This 5 days course will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills on Irrigation and Operational Maintenance for effective water management.
Topic: Awareness raising; Agriculture; Water management; Poverty reduction/Development

Training Course on Food Security Information Systems and Networks (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.
This course will provide you with solid knowledge on Food Security Information Systems and Network for effective monitoring and data analysis.
Topic: Awareness raising; Agriculture; Food security

Training Course on Monitoring & Evaluation (Kenya)
 Indepth Research Services (IRES)

This five days course will provide the necessary skills in information communication technologies and monitoring and evaluation for effective project management.

Topic: Climate change; Awareness raising

Project Management Monitoring & Evaluation Training Workshop (Kenya)
Capacity Africa Training Institute
Capacity Africa Training Institute invites participants for a Project Management Monitoring and Evaluation workshop
Topic: Awareness raising; Poverty reduction/Development

Grant Management Training Workshop (Kenya)
Capacity Africa Training Institute
The Capacity Africa Training Institute invites participants for a Grant Management Workshop
Topic: Awareness raising; Funding and resource mobilization

Environmental Training - Landscape Ecology (Kenya)
 The Knowledge Academy Inc
The Knowledge Academy Kenya invites applicants for Landscape Ecology professional training course
Topic: Agriculture; Ecology; Climate change; Soil science; Land management; Land degradation and restoration

Training Course - Innovative technologies in Horticulture (in Russian; Israel)
 MASHAV - Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation; CINADCO - Center for International Cooperation agricultural development
Israel’s Agency for International Development invites professionals to participate in a course on innovative technologies in horticulture in arid and semi-arid areas.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Climate change; Food security; Water management; Soil science

Accelerator Programme & Fellowship for Economic Empowerment of Women Entrepreneurs
Vital Voices
Women owning small and medium businesses, including those in agricultural sector, in Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa, and sub-Saharan Africa have a possibility to improve their business skills and increase their capacities.
Topic: Agriculture; Ecology; Food security; Funding and resource mobilization; Gender; Poverty reduction/Development

GIS and Remote Sensing in Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change (Kenya)
Indepth Research Services

This short course teaches how to use spatial and Earth Observation information as a tool to integrate knowledge about climate change, agriculture, and food security in a meaningful and innovative way.

Topic: Climate change; Agriculture; Food security

Integrated Soil Health and Fertility Management
Indepth Research Services
Upon completion of this course, participants will be entrusted with techniques to replenish soil nutrient pools, maximize on-farm recycling of nutrients, and reduce nutrient losses to the environment and improving the efficiency of external inputs.
Topic: Agriculture; Soil science; Land management; Land degradation and restoration

International Seminar: Development and Innovation Horticultural Sector (in Spanish; Israel)
MASHAV, Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation, and CINADCO- International Center Cooperation for Agricultural Development Department of agriculture and Rural Development
Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation invites professionals to a seminar on horticulture.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Biodiversity

Environmental Leadership Programme - University of California Berkeley (U.S.A)
University of California Berkeley
University of California Berkeley offers a certificate programme training on sustainable environmental management.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Climate change; Biodiversity; Food security; Land management; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations; Water management

International Course on Agro ecological Approaches for Sustainable Agriculture (Isreal)
MASHAV - Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation; CINADCO - Center for International Agricultural Development Cooperation
Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation hosts an International course on sustainable agriculture
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology

Training Course on Integrated Soil Health and Fertility Management (Kenya)
In-depth Research Services (IRES)
In-depth Research Services (IRES), hosts a short course training participants on integrated soil health and fertility management.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Soil science; Land degradation and restoration

Environmental Science Certificate Programme (in English and German; Germany)
Rachel Carson Center for Environmental and Society and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Rachel Carson Center for Environmental and Society offers a certificate programme training students in environmental science.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Forests; Soil science

2016 course on Facilitating multi-stakeholder partnerships and institutional change (The Netherlands)
Wageningen University Centre for Development

Wageningen University Centre for Development offers a short course aimed at training participants state of the art thinking about designing and facilitating multi-stakeholder partnerships and institutional change.

Topic: Awareness raising; Funding and resource mobilization; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations

2016 course on Innovation and agri-entrepreneurship for food security (Ethiopia)
Wageningen University Centre for Development

Wageningen University Centre for Development offers a short course aimed at training participants on the dynamics innovative and agri-entrepreneurship for food security.

Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Climate change; Funding and resource mobilization; Poverty reduction/Development

2016 course on Plant genetic resources and seeds (India)
Wageningen University Centre for Development
Wageningen University Centre for Development offers a dynamic course aimed at training farmers how manage plant genetic resources for food and agriculture through state of the art strategies.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Biodiversity; Climate change

2016 course on Organised farmers as partners in agribusiness (South Africa)
Wageningen University Centre for Development

Wageningen University Centre for Development offers a short course to equip farmers with the practical knowledge and tools on organized farmers improving their performance and their income.

Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Food security

2016 course on Food security in an urbanising society (The Netherlands)
Wageningen University Centre for Development
Wageningen University Centre for Development offers short course on Food Security and urbanizing society to educate participants on integrating current resources to sustain the viability of food production areas.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology; Food security

2016 course on Local Economic Development: towards agribusiness cluster development (South Africa)
Wageningen University Centre for Development

Wageningen University Centre for Development offers a short course aimed at teaching participants strategic and effective interventions catalysing processes that boost rural economi .

Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Climate change; Food security

2016 course on Climate change and food security nexus (The Netherlands)
Wageningen University Centre for Development
Wageningen University offers a short study programme in Climate Change and Food Security nexus to teach participants to better facilitate climate change adaptation and mitigation in context of sustainable development.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Awareness raising; Climate change

Managing risk in the face of climate change course 2016 (fellowship opportunity)
Centre for Development Innovation 
This course will explore trends in disaster risk, the related factors contributing to the complexity of the planning environment, and the uncertainty of climate change.
Topic: Climate change

5-day training course on soil mapping, classification and assessment for soil and environmental scientists
ISRIC - World Soil Information
This short training course introduces you to world soils, soil databases, software for soil data analysis and visualization, digital soil mapping and soil-web services.
Topic: Soil science

Conservation and Land Management Training Workshop (USA)
Conservation and Land Management Internship Program
This one-week Training Workshop is designed for interns attending the Conservation and Land Management Internship program. The workshop will provide participants with an overview of the agencies, policies and expectations, as well as serving as refresher courses in their field of expertise.
Topic: Agriculture; Ecology; Forests; Land management; Soil science

The Institute for Capacity Development (ICD) Short Courses
Institute for Capacity Development (ICD)
The Institute for Capacity Development (ICD) has announced various capacity building training workshops/courses to be held in months of January - March 2016 in Windhoek – Namibia, Pretoria – South Africa.
Topic: Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology

Agrinovia synthesis - Master II (in French; Burkina Faso)
University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
University of Ouagadougou, in collaboration with academic partners, institutional and field offers Agrinovia a crosscutting Master Training program.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology; Soil science; Food security

Short Course on Climate Change Compliance (St. Vincent)
Richmond Vale Academy
Richmond Vale Academy hosts a short course on climate compliance aimed at educating individuals on the various ways that climate change affects the poor.
Topic: Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology; Food security

Summer school on "Integrated Land Use Systems"
University of Freiburg
The Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources of the University of Freiburg, Germany is organizing a summer school on "Integrated Land Use Systems".
Topic: Ecology; Land management

Agriculture in transition course 2016
Centre for Development Innovation
This course offers a system perspective on agriculture as well as skills to design innovative and sustainable farming options.
Topic: Agriculture

Ecological Landscape Design Course
Gia College
Gia College offers in Partnership with Langara College of Continuing Studies a programme in Ecological Landscape Design- Vacouver. Topics that will be covered in this course include Water solutions and drainage, Landscape Supplies, Food Gardens among many more interesting topics.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Land management; Water management

Organic Leadership Course (OTEA- AFRICAN OLC 2016)
IFOAM Organics
The IFOAM Organics International offers an Organic Leadership Course (OTEA- AFRICAN OLC 2016) that provides participants with knowledge of Organic Agriculture and hone leadership skills in an interactive environment.
Topic: Awareness raising; Agriculture; Ecology

Short course: Restoration of Saline Soils (in Spanish)
Instituto Mexicano de Tecnologia del Agua (IMTA)
A two day specialization course focusing on the origins, causes and problematic surrounding land salinization, with a strong focus on methodologies and tools for the identification and impact of and land salinization.
Topic: Land management; Land degradation and restoration; Water management

Workshop: Project Management to Sustainable Development in Mexico
Abintra - Mexico
This short course will introduce some project management principles within the framework of sustainable development. It will provide indispensable tools for those responsible for creating, designing, managing and / or evaluating development projects in any sector.
Topic: Poverty reduction/Development

Advance Course - Mapping Ecosystems Services for Landscape Planning
Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza (IAMZ); International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM)
The Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza (IAMZ) of the International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM) offers an advance course in Mapping Ecosystems Services for Landscape Planning, providing participants with the latest theory and practice of ecosystem service mapping for landscape management and planning.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology

Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation Immersion Programme in Africa
Capacity Africa Institute
Capacity Africa Institute announces a one month Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation Immersion Programme in Africa to study and analyze the African realities in order to develop effective solutions for problems affecting this continent.
Topic: Funding and resource mobilization; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations

Contemporary approaches to genetic resources conservation and use
Centre for Development Innovation
This course is devoted to analysing plant genetic resources policies and their impact on conservation and use. It aims to support policymakers and other stakeholders in the implementation of International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (IT-PGRFA) in their own national context.
Topic: Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations

Planning and Management of Energy Resources
Institute for Capacity Development (ICD)
This course offered by the Institute for Capacity Development (ICD), based in in Windhoek, Namibia, teaches students institutional management principles in relation to energy provision.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Climate change

Research Methods and Survey Methodology and Data Management
The Institute for Capacity Development (ICD)
This course offered by the Institute for Capacity Development (ICD), a sustainable development education institute, teaches students policy design methodologies, such as data collection, data cleaning and mining, extrapolation and interpolation, Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) software for data analysis, and survey error and measurement.
Topic: Awareness raising

Climate Change Adaptation in Development
Institute for Capacity Development (ICD)
This course offered by the Institute for Capacity Development (ICD) teaches the links between management principles and climate change mitigation for sustainable development.
Topic: Climate change; Poverty reduction/Development

Sustainable Forest Management. Introduction to Sustainable Forest Management System (in Spanish)
Argentinian Institute for Standarization and Certification (IRAM)
This course introduces participants to the Argentinian Institute for Standarization and Certification (IRAM) 39800 Series, a standard to sustainable forest management, and its interlinkages with environmental quality and social responsibilities. Length: two days, 8 hours / day.
Topic: Forests; Land management

Project Management Monitoring & Evaluation Training Workshop
Capacity Africa Training Institute
This course is designed to help participants to understand key aspects of project design, planning, implementation, administration, monitoring and evaluation, and to understand ways to design, implement, monitor and evaluate projects.
Topic: Awareness raising; Funding and resource mobilization

Integrated seed sector development course 2016 (fellowship opportunity)
Centre for Development Innovation
In this course participants can broaden their international experience and strengthen their competencies to support seed sector development, taking an integrated perspective.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Food security; Land management; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations

Integrated pest management and food safety course 2016 (fellowship opportunity)
Centre for Development Innovation
This course aims at creating mechanisms that will support integrated pest management though looking at pesticides-related policies, the role of the various stakeholders and innovative (technical) solutions.
Topic: Ecology; Food security

Monitoring, evaluation and impact assessment of food and nutrition security programmes course 2016
Centre for Development Innovation
In this course participants will learn what a monitoring evaluation system for food and nutrition security entails. Emphasis will be placed on what steps are needed within the system to facilitate impact assessment.
Topic: Food security

International Course on Water and Soil Management (in Spanish)
Egypt’s International Center for Agriculture
A two-month long course in Spanish offered by Egypt’s International Center for Agriculture to professionals in the field of agriculture.
Topic: Land degradation and restoration; Soil science; Water management; Drought

Environmental Monitoring in the Energy Sector course
Institute for Capacity Development (ICD)
In this online course offered by the Institute for Capacity Development (ICD), participants will learn how to evaluate suitable technologies for the remediation of different types of contaminated land, ensuring that degraded land is returned to the best possible condition for use after excavation is completed. Additionally, students will also learn to plan formal environmental impact assessment and manage hazardous and radioactive wastes.
Topic: Ecology; Awareness raising

Website Development and Management course
Institute for Capacity Development (ICD)
This course offered by Institute for Capacity Development (ICD) aims at providing the necessary skills to participants on how to use search engine optimization terms and internet mark-up language to improve website efficiency, basic web design pages, and knowledge of emerging technologies
Topic: Awareness raising

The European Organic Leadership Course
IOFAM
In this training course participants will gain an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals of the organic sector and develop their organizational and communication skills to enhance their ability to drive and support the organic agriculture sector.
Topic: Food security; Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology

Oxford Adaptation Academy
Global Climate Adaptation Partnership
This comprehensive course at the University of Oxford in England explores climate change adaptation as a process linking climate science, vulnerability and decision making.
Topic: Climate change; Ecology; Awareness raising

Executive Summer School (ESS) on Global Environmental Policy
University of Geneva
Executive Summer School (ESS) is a broad training programme that aims to bridge the common gap between scientific knowledge and professional expertise related to core environmental themes.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology

Training Courses in Watershed Management
Watershed organization trust
Watershed organization trust has organized three courses in January, February and March 2015, in subjects of watershed management. All information is accessible through the links below.
Topic: Drought; Climate change; Water management; Soil science; Land management

Bio Dynamic Farming and Gardening Course
Warmonderhof Opleiding Groenhorst College
Situated at the Warmonderhof - one of largest biodynamic farming and gardening businesses in the Netherlands, this four year course conveys to students both the practical and theoretical aspects of biodynamic farming and gardening.
Topic: Agriculture; Biodiversity; Food security; Water management; Soil science; Land management; Ecology

Integrated seed sector development
Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation
In this course participants can broaden their international experience and strengthen their competencies to support seed sector development and by taking an integrated perspective.
Topic: Awareness raising; Agriculture; Food security; Soil science

The "Fighting Shoulder to Shoulder with The Poor" Program
Richmond Vale Academy
This 18-month program of Fighting shoulder to shoulder with The Poor will allow its participants to look at the problems and the big issues of our present time right in the eye, understanding the forces and politics at play, acknowledging the real consequences of poverty on a global scale.
Topic: Poverty reduction/Development; Gender

Climate change adaptation in agriculture and natural resource management (Fellowship opportunity)
Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen UR
Going beyond the science of climate change adaptation, the focus of this course is the translation of the policy documents and research into climate-smart adaptation strategies.
Topic: Food security; Biodiversity; Drought; Climate change; Poverty reduction/Development

Small-scale Postharvest Handling Technologies Short Course/Study Tour
The Postharvest Education Foundation
Short course from Udayana University Bali, with topics and activities including many practices and management approaches for reducing food losses experienced by small-scale farmers, value chain actors, agri-business marketers.  
Topic: Food security

Learning kit about desertification
Coping with Desertification Project (CODEP)
The kit is an illustrated compilation of information relevant to major factors leading to desertification.
Topic: Climate change; Awareness raising; Drought

Short Course: Managing Water Organizations
UNESCO-IHE, Netherlands
This short courses prepares participants for positions of leadership in water sector and utility management, providing the essential elements within the field of organisational and change management. It considers managerial and change management aspects of organisations in transition and will give a practical insight into concepts, tools and systems.
Topic: Water management; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations; Poverty reduction/Development

Media design for social change course 2016 (fellowship opportunity)
Centre for Development Innovation
This course teachs how to become a competent and inspiring partner in commissioning and monitoring media production, providing a new look on how to use graphics, text and visuals in media for social change.
Topic: development

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