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21 Sep 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 15 Dec 2017 Training date: 18 Dec 2017 to 20 Dec 2017 Centre for Safety and Development

The Basic Safety and Security Course is a HEAT equivalent and prepares you for travelling or being deployed to unsafe areas overseas.

Purpose
Are you fully prepared for working and travelling in unsafe areas? Are you capable of dealing with possible life-threatening situations and will you be able to function optimally despite the circumstances? Our Basic Safety & Security Course is designed to prepare and train aid workers, researchers and other employees of NGOs and government agencies for working and travelling in unsafe areas.

07 Sep 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 23 Apr 2018 Training date: 04 Jun 2018 to 22 Jun 2018 Wageningen University

The course is job-oriented and the training approach is interactive, experience as well as evidence-based: it provides the participants with the possibility to learn from expert facilitators as well as from each other. Transfer of knowledge goes hand in hand with case studies, working groups, etc. A mix of participants with different backgrounds, yet common interests, will provide a good basis for the exchange of experiences.

06 Sep 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 23 Apr 2018 Training date: 04 Jun 2018 to 22 Jun 2018 Wageningen University

This course is based on the premise that stewards understand what integrated water resources management is, what wetlands are, the different types of wetlands, what services they provide and the role of the RAMSAR Convention. To be able to act as a water steward and to advocate for wetlands, you will also need to know how to facilitate multi-stakeholder processes, how to communicate wetlands to different sectors and to use your negotiation skills.

06 Sep 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 02 Apr 2018 Training date: 14 May 2018 to 01 Jun 2018 Wageningen University

Seed is an essential input for crop production. Access of farmers to affordable quality seed of superior varieties is key in increasing agricultural production and productivity. ISSD recognizes that farmers obtain their seed from different sources or systems, and builds programmes upon a diversity of seed systems. Supporting the development of a vibrant and pluralistic seed sector can substantially contribute to increasing food security and prosperity in developing countries.

05 Sep 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 02 Apr 2018 Training date: 14 May 2018 to 25 May 2018 Wageningen University

The course will use a mix of lectures, discussions, group work and field trips to offer background, theoretical foundations, as well as practical approaches for production and market development. The dairy sector of both the EU and the global south economies will be considered in the lectures. Taking the participants’ own situation as a starting point, we will analyse the current condition, explore options that are already available for further development and design new dairy systems in a responsible manner.
Upon completion of the course you will:

04 Sep 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 05 Mar 2018 Training date: 16 Apr 2018 to 27 Apr 2018 Wageningen University

Fisheries management needs to take the mutual impact of capture fisheries and aquatic ecosystems into consideration. This course introduces the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries as promoted by FAO. The collection and analysis of catch and effort data is also discussed.

Upon completion of the course you will:

  • have a better understanding of the ecosystem approach to fisheries (EAF);

  • know the steps that lead to application of EAF in your own situation;

  • know how to analyse fisheries catch and effort data;

04 Sep 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 26 Feb 2018 Training date: 09 Apr 2018 to 20 Apr 2018 Wageningen University

Upon completion of the course you will:

04 Sep 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 26 Feb 2018 Training date: 09 Apr 2018 to 20 Apr 2018 Wageningen University

This course aims to offer a systems thinking and systems dynamics approach on agriculture as well as skills and tools to design innovative, resilient and sustainable food systems. It looks at how to balance between producing food, managing natural resources, dealing with uncertainty and providing an livelihood base for the rural population. It will move beyond the technical realm looking also at the role and involvement of public, private and civil stakeholders for inclusion of social, environmental, economic, and political aspects.
The objectives of this course are to:

01 Sep 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 19 Feb 2018 Training date: 02 Apr 2018 to 13 Apr 2018 World Agroforestry Centre, Wageningen University

This unique course is organised in close collaboration with CIFOR and ICRAF, both having vast experience in forest and society related research.

Upon completion of the course you will:

29 Aug 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 29 Jan 2018 Training date: 12 Mar 2018 to 30 Mar 2018 Wageningen University

This three-week course empowers you to manage food safety throughout the value chain. You will learn about functional elements like standards and regulations, monitoring and surveillance, control management, inspection and certification, risk communication, and training and education.
Practice a step-wise approach to improve your own control system: benchmark current practice, identify local challenges and opportunities and design a strategy to manage the change process.

28 Aug 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 15 Jan 2018 Training date: 26 Feb 2018 to 09 Mar 2018 Wageningen University

This 2-weeks training provides a mix of sharing new knowledge, analytical tools, and skill development such as conflict analysis skills, negotiation, mediation, facilitation and communication skills. The programme is further built on case studies provided by participants, that are used throughout the course for application of best practices.

25 Aug 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 18 Dec 2017 Training date: 05 Feb 2018 to 16 Feb 2018 Wageningen University

Upon completion of this course you will:

24 Aug 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 25 Dec 2017 Training date: 05 Feb 2018 to 23 Feb 2018 Wageningen University

Today, markets have become mainstream instruments for poverty reduction, smallholder inclusion and increased food & nutrition security. However, market dynamics, failures and shortcomings often diminish the desired impacts and/or long term effects. This international course shows participants to which extent and in which manner markets can be used to induce and prolong positive change.

Course objectives:
Upon completion of the course you will:

17 Aug 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 24 Oct 2017 Training date: 31 Oct 2017 to 09 Nov 2017 MDF Training & Consultancy

Understanding organisations and change

Do you wish to strengthen the capacity of your organisation? Or to support the capacity development of a partner organisation? You wonder what will really make a difference, leading to a better performance? In this course you learn how to identify organisational capacity issues and to develop scenario’s to improve an organisation’s ability to effectively respond to changes.

Course Objectives

17 Aug 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 07 Oct 2017 Training date: 09 Oct 2017 to 13 Oct 2017 MDF Training & Consultancy

Managing for lasting results in the new reality of international cooperation

During the last decade, result based management (RBM) has gained much influence in international cooperation. Still many organisations struggle to plan for real results with the accompanying processes and tools. RBM has consequences for the entire organisation: for project planning, monitoring, evaluation and learning. Learning how to design a solid RBM framework - in various forms – is a good first step to integrate RBM in your organisation. i

17 Aug 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 07 Oct 2017 Training date: 09 Oct 2017 to 13 Oct 2017 MDF Training & Consultancy

Influence decision-makers and communicate the evidence

Understand how you can influence a policy process. From first stages to final implementation. It could be your core business or an intrinsic part of your organisation. Obtain a broad set of tools to plan effective advocacy strategies. Conduct actions with well-framed messages, and create coherent paths with your allies for powerful joint interventions.

16 Aug 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Jul 2018 Training date: 13 Aug 2018 to 24 Aug 2018 World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Save the Children, Royal Tropical Institute

This 10 day residential training programme for health professionals is focused on the analysis of health systems of countries affected by, or recovering from, protracted crises. It is organised jointly with the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Save the Children and the World Health Organisation (WHO).

16 Aug 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Jul 2018 Training date: 13 Aug 2018 to 24 Aug 2018 Royal Tropical Institute

What models, frameworks and tools are suitable for a specific evaluation? How to balance the perspectives of different stakeholders? This course aims to equip you with up-to-date knowledge and state-of-the-art M&E tools.

26 Jul 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 19 Oct 2017 Training date: 06 Nov 2017 to 10 Nov 2017 Royal Tropical Institute

Post-graduate training for medical laboratory professionals

Implementation of a quality management system according to international standards is deemed as a big challenge by many laboratory professionals. Nevertheless, implementation of this system is the key intervention to improve laboratory performance and create quality assured laboratory services.

23 Jun 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 10 Oct 2017 Training date: 24 Oct 2017 to 02 Nov 2017 MDF Training & Consultancy

Extensive course: Creating gender-responsive programmes and organisations

'Gender’ is more than a buzzword in development jargon. This course builds your ability in dealing with inclusiveness and gender issues to ensure that development benefits all. You learn to systematically analyse differences in interest, power and decision making among different social groups; men and women, girls, boys, youth and elderly, able and disable, and how to capitalise on each group's strengths.