GIS advanced course 10-14 Oct 2022

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 land use classification, spatial analysis, watershed delineation, machine learning, and interpolation.

Duration: 5days, 6 hours per day.

Date: 10-14 Oct 2022, from 9:00 – 16:00 Benin time (including self-learning using DIGI-FACE platform)

Form: The venue will be at University of Abomey-Calavi (Benin), possible to learn online via DIGI-FACE with 3 compulsory meetings via Zoom (one hour). 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 at University of Abomey Calavi (Benin) 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: 01 Sep 2022 (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 to:

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