Announcements: Training courses

Listing of educational and training opportunities

Course on agricultural development in arid and semi-arid regions

Israel’s Agency for International Development (MASHAV) is offering a professional course geared towards professionals from governmental and non-governmental institutions, universities, research institutes and/or private sector, from African English-speaking countries, involved in agricultural development in arid and semi-arid regions on a national, regional or local level. The course will include professional lectures and field visits (including to banana sites). Among the topics that will be covered are: agricultural development in Israel; soil and water management;  intensive crop production and marketing systems; irrigation and fertigation. A limited number of scholarships covering the cost of the course, full board accommodation in double rooms, health insurance and transfers to and from the airport, are available.

Location: Kibbutz Shefayim, Israel
Dates: 25 June to 9 July 2019
Application deadline: 29 April 2019

Application form: In English (PDF or Word) The form should be submitted to the nearest Israeli diplomatic mission
For more information: https://mfa.gov.il/MFA/mashav/Courses/Documents/06-19%20Agricultural%20Development%20in%20Arid%20Regions.pdf
For further enquiries: yuri@matc.org.il

IUCN Red List online training course

The International Union for Conservation of Nature  has partnered with Conservation Training to offer a self-paced course on the rules and standards used for IUCN Red List assessment. The course is free and open to anyone who wants to learn about the IUCN Red List assessment process and how to compile a scientifically rigorous IUCN Red List assessment.
Contact email: ctptraining@tnc.org