GIS advanced course August-September 2023

Pro-RUWA offers an Advanced GIS and remote sensing application in agricultural sciences. This course aims to enhance basic knowledge and skills in GIS and remote sensing, such as Use of Drone in GIS, land use classification, spatial analysis, watershed delineation, machine learning, and interpolation.

Duration: 6 hours per day in presence as hybrid format plus self-learning.

Date: The first Zoom meeting on 11. August 2023 at 14:00-15:00 CEST. Practice with Drone fly on 22. August in campus of University of Abdou Moumouni de Niamey (8:00-16:00). In presence from 27-30 September at Pro-RUWA IT-Hub in Niamey from 8:00 -16:00 Niger time.

 Learning materials can access via DIGI-FACE using Moodle platform.

Number of participants: 15.

Finance: For Pro-RUWA scholars, the project covers all of your travel expenses including a round-trip ECONOMY airplane ticket (or bus ticket), local transport, hotel costs, and food. Non-Pro-RUWA scholars attend in presence or online free of charge.

Requirement: Master, PhD students, and PostDoc, lecturers working with a topic of agriculture or relevant from African Excellence Centers, especially from University of Dedougou (Burkina Faso), University of Abomey Calavi (Benin), and University of Abdou Moumouni de Niamey (Niger). The course will be in English (materials in French is available on request). External applications will be accepted if the space is available.

Application deadline: 31. July 2023 (23:00 CEST). The application includes (1) a CV (maximum two pages), (2) short motivation letter (maximum one page), and (3) a proof of basic GIS skill for advance GIS course (a copy of training certificate or transcript of the course). All documents are in one pdf in English and send with tittle “Advanced GIS Pro-RUWA 2023” to:

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