Training Course on Basics of Geographic Information System (GIS) Last Date 5th October 2012

by ayanendu1

Call for Applications:

Training Course on Basics of Geographic Information System (GIS)

Target Audience:
MSc students or MA students in Geography or ME in Engineering from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu University and Pokhara University, preferably students preparing for their thesis.

Our objective is to promote the use of Earth Observation, Geospatial tools and GPS among university students in Nepal. The Nepal GIS Society will conduct the training with financial support from MENRIS/ICIMOD. Please find attached a background note and course schedule from GIS Society.

Date and Venue:
From October 9-14, 2012. premises of GIS Society (Women’s Development Training Centre), Jawalakhel, Lalitpur, Nepal

NPR 2500 to be paid by each participant; for a 6 day training including materials and coffee/tea and snacks NPR 7500 for each participant will be sponsored by ICIMOD (total cost for each participant is NPR 10000).

If you match criteria of the target audience, please send and application letter outlining your motivation to participate in the training and your Curriculum Vitae to:
Sebastian Wesselman, Geospatial Capacity Building Lead, ICIMOD:
with cc to Govinda Joshi, GIS Specialist, ICIMOD:

Application are accepted until October 5 , 2012

The selection will be handled by ICIMOD and you will be notified by email on the outcome of the selection process.

Sebastian Wesselman
Geospatial Capacity Building Lead
Mountain Environment and Natural Resources Information System (MENRIS) International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development GPO Box 3226, Khumaltar, Lalitpur, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Training Course on Basics of Geographic Information System_GIS_Society_October.pdf