GIS course for beginners 31.01-04.02.2023

Pro-RUWA offers a course “GIS and remote sensing application in agricultural sciences for beginners”. This course aims to enhance basic knowledge and skills in GIS and remote sensing, such as create a simple map, georeferencing, extract information from Google Earth Pro, analyse and collect spatial data for Agricultural sciences.

Duration: 5 days, 5 hours per day (include one day field trip for practical GPS data collection).

Date: 31.01 – 04.02.2023, from 9:00 – 15:00 Niger time (including practical and self-learning) – lunch break between 12:00-13:00

Form: The venue will be at Pro-RUWA IT-Hub at University of Abdou Moumouni, Niamey, Niger, possible to learn online via DIGI FACE with 2 compulsory meetings via Zoom (one hour). Learning materials can access via DIGI FACE using Moodle platform.

Number of applications: 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 Abdou Moumouni 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: 15.12.2022 (CET). The application includes a CV (maximum two pages) and short motivation letter (maximum one page) send to:

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