UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM
INSTITUTE OF RESOURCE ASSESSMENT (IRA)

Announcements

INTRODUCTION
The Institute of Resource Assessment (IRA) formerly Bureau of Resource Assessment and Land Use Planning (BRALUP) was established in July 1982. The University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) through the Institute of Resource Assessment (IRA) is implementing short course training as part of its responsibilities toward promoting better education to the people of Tanzania, Africa and around the globe, reaching out to the international community. Short courses trainings are designed to enhance knowledge and skills development among practitioners and professionals who are working on the ground. The trainings are meant to improve technical understanding and developing competency-based practitioners. From these perspectives, the UDSM through IRA has developed short course training on Environmental Assessments for Sustainable Development to enhance skills training in relevant industries and sectors toward achieving high levels of skills, knowledge and professional development among practitioners.

OBJECTIVE OF THE COURSE
To increase holistic understanding of climate change impacts across different sectors and knowledge-based innovations geared towards climate change adaptation and mitigation.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS
The target participants are practitioners/ technical staff across levels/ sectors, across the various agro-ecological zones of Tanzania, ranging from Government, CSOs and Private sector stakeholders.

AT THE END OF THE COURSE PARTICIPANTS WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic concepts, principles, and practices in environmental assessment (EIA, SEA, ESIA, environmental audit)
  • Critically analyse different policies, strategies, laws, and regulations relating to environmental assessment
  • Analyse and apply various International Environmental Standards and guidelines for industries, companies, cooperation, etc. to implement sound Environmental Management Systems (EMS)
  • Undertake detailed Environmental & Social analysis
  • Produce quality EIA reports
  • Apply knowledge in conducting EIA, EIA Report Review
  • Understand the power of informed and rational decisions etc.
  • Apply the principles of environmental impact assessment in various projects and /programs

SCHEDULED DATE AND DURATION
The training will be for two weeks (14) days (Monday to Friday) from 13th -26th September, 2021.

MODE OF DELIVERY
The course will be delivered through theoretical and practical knowledge/ experience sharing through a mix of lecturers/ presentations, case studies discussions, and group activities.

VENUE
University of Dar es Salaam Mwalimu Nyerere Main Campus

FEE
Training fee for participants is Local Non-Students 800,000/- TZS, Local Students 500,000/- TZS, Foreign Students 300 USD and Foreign Non-Students 750 USD covering tuition, course materials, a certificate of attendance, lunch and mid-session tea/refreshment only. Fee payment MUST be done before the commencement of the training. Participants will be responsible for their travel costs and upkeep (including accommodation, but upon request, IRA can provide recommendations for affordable accommodation at or close to the training venue). Kindly make payments through the following mode:

For TZS payments use the following account:

Account name:  Institute of Resource Assessment -UNDP Project
Account number: 22103002347
Bank:  National Bank of Commerce (NBC)
Branch: Ubungo
Swift code:  NLCBTZTX
City:  Dar es Salaam
Country: Tanzania

 

For USD payments use the following account:

 Account name:  UDSM-Institute of Resource Assessment
Account number: 12105006765
Bank:  National Bank of Commerce (NBC)
Swift code:  NLCBTZTX


AWARD
Certificate of Attendance

HOW TO APPLY
Send a letter, e-mail, or make a phone call to the below-listed contacts. The course will involve a limited number of 50 participants only. The first come first served principle will apply. The application should reach us at least ONE WEEK before the commencement date.

 

For more details please contact:

Director,

Institute of Resource Assessment,

University of Dar esSalaam,

P.O. Box 35097, Dar esSalaam. Tanzania

Tel: +255 22 2410 144, 0754 372874

Emails: noah.makula@gmail.com and ira@udsm.ac.tz

 

 

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