Environment

Post-graduate modules in Disaster Risk Reduction

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The University of Ghana offers two semester-long Post-graduate modules in

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01/09/2015

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Wed, 21/01/2015

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Accra

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Department of Geography and Resource Development, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana

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  • Ghana

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University of Ghana (UG)

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Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Disasters and Ecosystems: Resilience in a Changing Climate

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Disasters are increasing worldwide. Population growth, environmental degradation and climate change will likely exacerbate

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12/01/2015 to 30/03/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 21/01/2015

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United Nations Environment Programme - Headquarters (UNEP)

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Center for Natural Resources and Development (CNRD); Cologne University of Applied Sciences (CUAS)

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Mongolia National Agency for Meteorology and Environmental Monitoring (NEMHEM)

NAMHEM’s main activity is weather forecasting. The agency receives data from the National Center for Remote Sensing and FY-2 satellites from China. There are 21 provincial offices; each province has a NAMHEM bureau. The information is centralized at NAMHEM and dispatched to other offices.

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Burkinabe Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development

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Algerian Space Agency tracks land use change with Alsat-2A

Diachronic analysis of urban and environmental development of El Kala, Algeria.

UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office in Algeria, the Algerian Space Agency, has recently published the results of bi-phase satellite observations on the towns of El Tarf and El Kala and their surroundings. The goal was to monitor urban sprawl and land use changes that might impact on the environment.

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El Salvador Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MARN)

El Salvador's Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MARN) has the mandate to be the head of the national environmental management in El Salvador: It is a respected institution that vigorously promotes civic culture of environmental risk reduction and works for the environmental

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Facilitating community managed disaster risk reduction

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The global climate system is undergoing constant change leading to evident climatic patterns. Over 40% of the population in the horn of Africa lives in drought-prone arid and semi-arid areas. Most African countries prone to drought continue to experience widespread challenges like: high precipitation, floods, conflicts, HIV/AIDS, diseases, epidemics, and environmental degradation.

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10/06/2014 to 20/06/2014

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Diredawa

Event Organisers: 

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction 

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TERENO International Conference 2014 From observation to prediction in terrestrial systems

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Climate and land use change are key factors influencing the terrestial hydrological system which need to be managed by society in the coming decades. These changes act and provoke system reactions on different spatial and temporal scales, which result in immense challenges for invironmental and hydrological research. Terrestial environmental research has to tackle these challenges.

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29/09/2014 to 02/10/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Tue, 16/09/2014

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Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn

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Bonn

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TERENO

Jülich Forschungszentrum

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Ghana Environmental Protection Agency

The Environmental Protection Agency is the leading public body for protecting and improving the environment in Ghana. It aims to make sure that air, land and water are looked after by everyone in today's society, so that tomorrow's generations inherit a cleaner, healthier world. The Agency has more than 30 years of history behind it.

More information and contact details: http://www.epa.gov.gh/

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Climate Change and resilient cities

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This two-week course discusses how local authorities can respond and adapt to climate change, plan and implement solutions for environmental and natural resource challenges and promote more sustainable ways of development. Leading international experts and practitioners will share the latest insights on climate change adaptation and

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This includes all training-related costs, as well as drinks, lunches, training materials and travel during the training programme. Travel to and from the Hague and accommodation is not included.

 

 

Date: 

29/09/2014 to 10/10/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 01/08/2014

Venue: 

The Hague Academy for Local Governance

Venue City: 

The Hague

Event Organisers: 

the Hague Academy for Local Governance

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