TIGER Capacity Building Facility (TCBF): Tiger Training of Trainers course for Land Cover Mapping in Water Resources Management

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 10 October, 2013 - 17:06
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WHERE AND WHEN?: 18 to 22 November 2013, Pretoria, South Africa.


The TIGER Capacity Building Facility (TCBF) is responsible for setting up a capacity building and training programme in support of research being undertaken via the TIGER initiative. TCBF has prepared a Training Kit as the first initiative of this capacity building programme. The first ToT on Land Cover Mapping in Water Resources Management will take place in Pretoria, South Africa from 18-22 November 2013.The objective of this ToT is to teach water professionals to use EO techniques in land cover mapping. The course will entail detailed presentations, practical exercises and fieldwork. Apart from the above topic, delegates will receive a thorough understanding on how to use the TCBF training kit, and with this knowledge and these materials, they will be able to deliver trainings for water professionals in their regions. Please note this is a long term commitment to TCBF and Cap-Net capacity development programs. Participants will be expected to apply the knowledge gained through this course in their respective area of operation and delivering further trainings.


There will be no fee charged for participation in the training. Selected participants’ travel and accommodation costs will be supported by Cap-Net UNDP.

Course agenda and logistics information will be sent to the selected participants in due time. Application is opened only to interested parties from the African Region. Please complete the application form here and submit by 24th October 2013.


Any queries regarding the course application, please contact the following personnel:

1) Ms. Rennie Chioreso Munyayi, Programme Officer, WaterNet, Harare, Zimbabwe: rchioreso@waternetonline.org and copy rcmrennie@gmail.com;

2) Dr. Chris Moseki, Research Manager, Water Research Commission, Pretoria, South Africa: chrism@wrc.org.za ;

3) Dr. Nicky Knox, Senior Scientist, South African Space Agency, Pretoria, South Africa: nknox@sansa.org.za