International Training Programme on “Integrated Sustainable Coastal Development”: Call for Applications
Sida is sponsoring an international training programme on “Integrated Sustainable Coastal Development”, which will run from March 2011 to May 2012 and consists of five compulsory phases including three self-study phases and two scheduled course, one in Sweden, June 6-24, 2011 and one in Tanzania, October 3-14, 2011.
The training programme is developed and implemented by Ramboll Natura AB in close co-operation with the School of Global Studies at Gothenburg University. The course in Tanzania is implemented in collaboration with the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA).
Applications are invited from interested experts from Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Uganda
The training programme is aimed at decision and policy makers in coastal management and development, key persons with the ability to initiate and drive a process of change, subject-matter specialists with responsibilities related to planning and use of coastal zones and other professionals with key positions in organisations involved in integrated coastal development. This can include central institutions, local authorities, private companies or NGOs.
The training programme will be conducted in English.
Applicants should hold an academic degree and have at least 5 years of professional working experience in relevant areas. Only candidates with official nomination from their organisation will be accepted.
Please find more information in the brochure (http://www.wiomsa.org/filearchive/3/3591/286_Sustainable%20Coastal%20Development%202011.pdf) and application form(http://www.wiomsa.org/filearchive/3/3592/286_Sustainable%20Coastal%20Development%20_Application%202011.pdf) for the training programme.
Closing date for application is October 29, 2010. By then the application forms should have reached the nearest Swedish Embassy.