This course centers on building capacity in the areas of measuring and quantifying ecosystem services and essential biodiversity variables, which are key in efforts to study, report, and manage biodiversity change. The course will take place 16 September – 26 September, 2019, in Kigali, Rwanda in partnership with the Center of Excellence in Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management (CoEB) at University of Rwanda.
This course is only open to Africa-based participants, and indeed is supposed to focus in an 8-country subset of East Africa (exceptions can be made). All researchers, students, technicians, planners, managers, and other interested persons from Africa and based in Africa are welcome to apply. Approximately 6-8 applicants from outside Rwanda will be selected to participate in the training course; local participants will be admitted as well in approximately equal numbers.
Application deadline is 1 July 2019.
Read more about the course here.