Good impact assessment is largely a matter of know-how and training. Here you will find information on courses and other training opportunities for both policy makers and practitioners as well as for scientists working in the field of IA.
Excerpt:The International Farming Systems Association IFSA announces its 2014 PhD Course. The course will be held in connection to the 11th IFSA Symposium and draw on the gathering of specialists and researchers within this field. ...
Excerpt:The second Summer Institute on Contested Global Landscapes will be held at Cornell University 18-23 May, 2014. The theme is "Knowledge and the Politics of Land". ...
Excerpt:Climate change impacts pose a real and considerable threat to communities living in hot-spots of vulnerability to extreme meteorological and hydrological events. This 2 weeks course aims to strengthen the capacity for coping with natural disasters and improving resilience and disaster preparedness. ...
Excerpt:The International Social Science Council calls for applications for its seminar on "Risk Interpretation and Action: Decision-making under conditions of uncertainty". Participants will become World Social Science Fellows.
Landscape Functions and People - Strategic Approaches for Climate Smart, Sustainable and Productive Landscapes
Excerpt:The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation is offering a course on "Strategic Approaches for Climate Smart, Sustainable and Productive Landscapes" taking place from 18-29 November, 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand.
Excerpt:The PhD Course on "Global Environmental Governance Today – Actors, Institutions, Complexity" is organized by Fariborz Zelli, University of Lund. The course is open to Ph.D. students from all disciplines.
Excerpt:A training course on the use of multicriteria spatial analysis in environmental decision-making will be held by the University of Trento, Italy, from 11-13 September, 2013. The course targets PhD students, research fellows and practitioners.
Excerpt:The CATALYST-Local Winter Academy is inviting young research students and post-doctoral researchers from across Europe and Mexico to come to Guanajuato State in Mexico, to learn from experienced trainers and local communities about both the theory and practice of disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation.
Belpasso International Summer School on Environmental Economics "Frontiers in Economics of Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk Reduction Financing Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Adaptation"
Excerpt:The broader objective of the Belpasso International Summer School is to provide advanced training for young researchers who are also EAERE members from all over Europe and beyond on European issues of environmental and resource economics.
Excerpt:The University of Singapore invites to the Summer School for Social Science Research Methods. Participants can choose between eleven courses in quantitative, qualitative, and formal methods. The program takes place from 8-19 July, 2013.