International Training Workshop on Conservation of Biodiversity and Ecosystem-2014

17 February 2014 | Article

 We are pleased to announce that the Registration of the First Workshop has commenced.
All the interested participants are requested to make their registartion at the earliest.

 March 24-27, 2014 at Qatar University

OBJECTIVES
One of the major aims of the training and capacity building initiatives is to strengthen the planning, monitoring and conservation evaluation skills of project and program managers at regional level.
The workshop will be aimed at focusing the current knowledge and skills about wetlands, protected areas, biodiversity conservation, mangrove ecosystems, management planning and other relevant topics.
During the workshop the participants will go through a process of preparing a management plan for wetland/protected area/mangrove area and learn the techniques for developing a project/paper writing. These workshops are specially designed to provide practical and field work knowledge/experience through field visits.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND/ TARGETED PARTICIPANTS
These Training Workshops are intended for those who are involved/interested to start careers in the field of wetland conservation, management, conservation and management of biodiversity, management of protected areas/mangrove areas etc. or involved research activities on these topics. They may be government officials concerned with wetland management planning, policies and development, protected areas officers, water resource managers, employees of local authorities, university research and teaching staff, NGO representatives involved in the wetlands management/research and graduate students with special subject of Environmental studies, biodiversity, wetland etc.

ELIGIBILITY
B.Sc or equivalent qualification or Field experience equal to such level.

WORKSHOP FEE
The registration fee for one workshop is US $ 450/- which includes administrative fees, workshop materials, local field visit, daily tea and certificate awarding ceremony. The workshop registration Fee does not include boarding, lodging, international travel and other personal expenses.

LAST DATE FOR REGISTRATION: MARCH 10, 2014
For registration and other information, please visit to our web page scspkarachi.org and contact to West Asia Regional Chair’s Office, IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management, Department of Zoology, University of Karachi, Karachi-75270 via e-mail: info@scspkarachi.org; zaheer@scspkarachi.org; Tel: +92 21 9926 1300-7 Ext. 2343. Cell Phone: 92 300 285 9842