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June 2018

Gender Mainstreaming in Project Development & Management Training

25 June - 29 June
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION This course is designed to equip participants with gender mainstreaming skills for better management of community-based development programmes. The course will further provide participants with a concrete ‘step-by-step’ approach including hints and guidelines for developing and implementing a successful project from a gender-based perspective in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs. In this course, several issues and problem areas of project management for innovation will be covered. Particular attention will be paid to delivering products and services…

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Training on Participatory Monitoring & Evaluation (PM&E) for Development Projects/Programmes

25 June - 6 July
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION Participatory monitoring and evaluation (PM&E) Training is designed to recognize and include communities as important stakeholders in data collection and evaluation. It expands the notion of accountability to answer not only whether organizations are fulfilling the terms of the funding they receive, but also whether they are fulfilling the needs and goals of the communities they serve. PM&E requires including community voices in monitoring and evaluation, and building the capacity of community members to become active partners in this process. This training aims to…

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Grant Management Training

25 June - 29 June
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION This course is comprehensive on grants management and fundraising, spanning the grants lifecycle from pre-award through grant closeout. The course provides the Federal, pass-through, and recipient workforces with the knowledge and skills they need to improve program and public accountability, efficiency, and outcomes for beneficiaries. TRAINING OBJECTIVES Identify and understand the critical terms and conditions of grant aid for donor-funded projects Ensure compliance with donor terms and conditions Understand the donor requirements in relation to supporting documents, correct procurement…

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Sustainable Local Economic Development training

25 June - 29 June
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION The focus of this course is on creating and managing multi-stakeholder processes that take place in the local and regional urban economy. Regions and localities are faced with two major trends in opposite directions: internationalization and decentralization. Internationalization exacerbates the interactions between the global and the local levels but operates selectively. KEY TAKEAWAYS Conceptualizing local economic development studies Why has LED become an issue? - Globalization, cohesion and competitiveness Why has LED become an issue? - Decentralization and Local…

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Training on Drought Contingency Planning

25 June - 29 June
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION Strengthening drought disaster preparedness at global, regional and national is critical to save lives, protect livelihoods and strengthen recovery from disasters and crises. However, significant gaps exist in the many international development systems in the coordination of disaster and emergency preparedness efforts. These can be addressed by better integrating contingency planning into organizational processes through establishing agreed standards and tools for multi-hazard emergency preparedness. Drought contingency planning ensures that individuals and organizations know what to do when droughtstrikes, and…

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Contingency Planning Training

25 June - 29 June
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION Strengthening disaster preparedness at global, regional and national is critical to save lives, protect livelihoods and strengthen recovery from disasters and crises. However, significant gaps exist in the many international development systems in the coordination of disaster and emergency preparedness efforts. These can be addressed by better integrating contingency planning and business continuity planning into organization processes through establishing agreed standards and tools for multi-hazard emergency preparedness. TRAINING OBJECTIVES The training will aid participants in the understanding of; What…

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Resilient Livelihoods Training

25 June - 29 June
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION Secure livelihoods are characterized by households that have different activities within the community that provide income, shelter, and other factors to ensure their well-being. This ensures that the society has adequate resources to fall back on in times of need. Livelihood security can be promoted through improving diversity and security of resources, skills, and technologies that are available to agricultural communities. This training event is therefore intended to enable households, communities, and countries build resilience so as to strengthen…

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Linking Emergency Aid to Food and Nutrition Security Training

25 June - 29 June
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION Food insecurity and disasters are directly related; therefore, institutions dealing with food and nutrition security should be prepared for such adversities and device means to respond. Relief aid institutions also play part in maintenance of food and nutrition security in emergencies by providing relief aid. Food aid is all about providing food and related assistance to tackle hunger, either in emergency situations, or to help with deeper, longer-term hunger alleviation and achieve food security. Thus, this training programme is designed to…

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Food Security, Safety and Quality Training

25 June - 29 June
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION Food security exists when all people have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life at all times.  Food insecurity, on the other hand, is part of a continuum that includes hunger (food deprivation), malnutrition (deficiencies, imbalances, or excesses of nutrients), and famine. This training program is therefore designed to act as a guide on how to ensure access to safe and quality…

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July 2018

GIS Data Collection, Management, Analysis, Visualization and Mapping Training

2 July - 13 July
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION This training introduces students to both the social and technical aspects of digital mapping. Students will learn fundamental concepts and techniques in cartography and GIS, including file types, data classification, projections and coordinate systems and elementary analytical techniques in a range of desktop and web-based mapping platforms. In addition to providing the fundamental technical competencies necessary to create maps, students will develop the critical awareness required to effectively communicate complex social processes through maps. LEARNING OBJECTIVES After completing this…

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Training on Project Cycle Management Using the Logical Framework Approach

9 July - 13 July
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION This training follows a systematic process of introduction to Project Cycle Management and Logical Framework Approach. By the end of the training, the participants should be able to understand project cycle management, how to use the tools, and have basic skills in using the Logical Framework Approach in the management of projects and programmes. DURATION 5 Days WHO IS THE TRAINING INTENDED FOR? The training is meant for project managers, government officials, CBO operatives, NGO employees, UN Staff and…

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Training on Monitoring and Evaluation for Food Security and Nutrition Programs

9 July - 20 July
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION This training programme aims to improve the effectiveness of Monitoring and Evaluation of Food Security and Nutrition programs through identifying and disseminating successful methods, tools and practices. This will, in turn, improve the monitoring and evaluation skills of the personnel implementing food security and nutrition programmes in the implementing agencies. WHO SHOULD ATTEND? This is a general training is targeting variety of programme staff, management team members and thematic staff, Project Management Officials, government officials, programme managers; policy makers and programme…

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Training on Effective Monitoring & Evaluation for Public and Donor-Funded programmes

16 July - 27 July
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION This training introduces key principles and practices in the management, monitoring, and evaluation of international development projects, and equips participants with project management, Monitoring, and Evaluation skills.The training blends planning and management principles with skill development related to data collection and analysis. FOR WHOM IS THIS TRAINING INTENDED? This training is intended for Project Management Officials, government officials, department heads and program managers; policy makers and program implementers; development practitioners and activists and NGO and CSO members, University Researchers among others.…

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Strategic Project Design and Management Training

16 July - 27 July
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION TO STRATEGIC PROJECT DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT TRAINING Managing a project effectively is not an event, but a process. This training shows you how to get a project off the ground, manage the inevitable uncertainties that crop up along the way, organize information, and communicate effectively about it. You will learn how to monitor each project effectively, provide progress reports, hold review meetings, and keep to schedules. You’ll also learn how to control costs, avoid unwanted expansion boundaries, and manage…

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M&E, Data Management & Analysis for Agriculture, and Rural Development Programmes

16 July - 27 July
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

 INTRODUCTION Food security is paramount in any particular nation and plays a major role towards the achievement of the other sustainable development goals; that is poverty eradication, good health and well-being, decent work and further towards economic growth goals. Rural development not only plays a major role in eradicating poverty by providing alternative sources of livelihoods but also significantly contributes to agricultural growth which in turn contributes to food security. This training , therefore, aims at aiding personnel in the agricultural sector…

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GIS application in Disaster Risk Reduction Training

16 July - 20 July
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have improved prospects for solving technical problems through the use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) for hazard mapping and modeling, the use of web-based data sources to facilitate research on disaster management and the use of searchable databases for hazard information. Not all Caribbean countries, however, have been able to fully utilize these opportunities. This course aims to impart practical skills on how to use GIS, to overcome the major challenges faced in all…

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Training on effective institutional branding

16 July - 27 July
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

Event Details: TRAINING ON EFFECTIVE INSTITUTIONAL BRANDING INTRODUCTION Quite often, the difference between brand-management success and failure comes down to the full-contact sport known as branding. Therefore, institutions must build their brand up, even as competitors are doing everything they can to knock it down. This training programme is thus designed to help the participants understand how to create and manage an effective institutional brand and sustain it in the long run. DURATION 2 weeks COURSE OBJECTIVES At the end of…

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Financial Management Training

16 July - 20 July
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

Event Details: Financial Management Training INTRODUCTION Financial management is about preparing, directing and managing the money activities of a business/organization in order to achieve financial objectives. It is therefore crucial for both public and private sector organizations. Management needs to ensure that enough funding is available at the right time to meet the needs of the business. In the short term, funding may be needed to invest in equipment and stocks, pay employees and fund sales made on credit. In the…

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Community Development Training

16 July - 20 July
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

Event Details: Community Development Training INTRODUCTION This certificate training is designed to introduce individuals to community development as a concept as well as basic skills in mobilizing communities for development and influencing social change. This training is, therefore, aimed at building the capacity of individuals involved in community mobilization as well as those seeking innovative approaches in community development activities. TRAINING OBJECTIVES Understand the concept of community development Identify and apply various tools and skills in engaging communities for development. Introduce…

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Mainstreaming Gender into Community-Based Disaster Risk Management Training

16 July - 20 July
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

Event Details: Mainstreaming Gender into Community-Based Disaster Risk Management Training INTRODUCTION The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the global roadmap for disaster risk reduction from 2015 – 2030 recognizes the importance of gender dimensions in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and calls for inclusiveness and engagement of all society. Sendai Framework called for: “a gender, age, disability and cultural perspective in all policies and practices; and the promotion of women and youth leadership; in this context, special attention should be paid…

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Multi-Hazard risk assessment Training

16 July - 25 July
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

Event Details: Multi-Hazard risk assessment Training 1 INTRODUCTION This course deals with the procedures to collect, analyze and evaluate spatial information for risk assessment from natural and human-induced hazards (such as geological hazard, hydro-meteorological hazards, environmental hazards and technological hazards). The course will guide you through the entire process of risk assessment, on the basis of a case study of a city exposed to multiple hazards, in a developing country (RiskCity). Also, a number of case studies are used from Europe (Italy,…

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Gender and Development Training

16 July - 20 July
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

Event Details: Gender and Development Training INTRODUCTION This training is aimed at building the capacity and commitment of participants to undertake programs targeted at eradicating gender-based violence and to develop a new movement for gender equality. This course offers a detailed examination of the concepts of gender, gender-based violence, sexuality, and rights. It further seeks to explore the impact of gender-based violence on various sectors of development e.g, education, health and agricultural development. TRAINING OBJECTIVES The overall purpose of the training…

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Public Health in WASH during Emergencies Training

16 July - 20 July
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

Event Details: Public Health in WASH during Emergencies Training INTRODUCTION In the event of a disaster, the existing water storage facilities are inadequate to meet the current or expected demands. The existing water supply pipelines are vulnerable and basic WASH materials are lacking to meet the demand in the event of the disaster. Preparedness and response capacities of health facilities are insufficient due to the lack of trained professional human resources, lack of coordination and inadequate policies. Issues at Health Sector…

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Training on Participatory Monitoring & Evaluation (PM&E) for Development Projects/Programmes

23 July - 3 August
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION Participatory monitoring and evaluation (PM&E) Training is designed to recognize and include communities as important stakeholders in data collection and evaluation. It expands the notion of accountability to answer not only whether organizations are fulfilling the terms of the funding they receive, but also whether they are fulfilling the needs and goals of the communities they serve. PM&E requires including community voices in monitoring and evaluation, and building the capacity of community members to become active partners in this process. This training aims to…

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Gender Mainstreaming in Project Development & Management Training

23 July - 27 July
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION This course is designed to equip participants with gender mainstreaming skills for better management of community-based development programmes. The course will further provide participants with a concrete ‘step-by-step’ approach including hints and guidelines for developing and implementing a successful project from a gender-based perspective in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs. In this course, several issues and problem areas of project management for innovation will be covered. Particular attention will be paid to delivering products and services…

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GIS for Water Resource Management Training

23 July - 27 July
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION The aim of this course is to provide both a solid theoretical understanding and a comprehensive practical introduction to the use of geographic information systems and remote sensing technologies for the analysis and solution of different water and environmental problems. WHO SHOULD ATTEND? The course is designed for professionals (engineers and scientists) active in the water/environmental sector, especially those involved in planning and management of water systems as well as numerical modeling. Prerequisites are a basic knowledge of computing and water related topics.…

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GIS for Monitoring and Evaluation Training

30 July - 3 August
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION GIS is a computer system capable of assembling, storing, manipulating and displaying geographically referenced information, i.e. data identified according to their locations. This training will present a practical guide for using a geographic information system (GIS) integrated with Monitoring and Evaluation. The five days training is aimed at helping development partners to monitor and evaluate the activities of specific projects intended to support M&E systems for sustainable programs and projects. The use of GIS in monitoring and Evaluation improves…

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Effective Monitoring & Evaluation for Public and Donor-Funded programmes

31 July - 10 August
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION This training introduces key principles and practices in the management, monitoring, and evaluation of international development projects, and equips participants with project management, Monitoring, and Evaluation skills.The training blends planning and management principles with skill development related to data collection and analysis. FOR WHOM IS THIS TRAINING INTENDED? This training is intended for Project Management Officials, government officials, department heads and program managers; policy makers and program implementers; development practitioners and activists and NGO and CSO members, University Researchers among others.…

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M&E, Data Management & Analysis for Agriculture, and Rural Development Programmes

31 July - 10 August
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION Food security is paramount in any particular nation and plays a major role towards the achievement of the other sustainable development goals; that is poverty eradication, good health and well-being, decent work and further towards economic growth goals. Rural development not only plays a major role in eradicating poverty by providing alternative sources of livelihoods but also significantly contributes to agricultural growth which in turn contributes to food security. This training , therefore, aims at aiding personnel in the agricultural sector…

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August 2018

Results Based Monitoring and Evaluation of Development Projects Training

6 August - 10 August
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION Result based monitoring and evaluation helps observe the results achieved throughout the project term. This five-day course focuses on bringing in accountability of monitoring and evaluation for ensuring project completion on time within budgeted costs. COURSE OBJECTIVES Recognizing the elements for the planning of Monitoring and Evaluation systems. Identify national and firm projects and programs to be implemented Identify the different stakeholders and their roles. Define key results and develop a logic model to show how they are connected.…

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Training on Participatory Monitoring & Evaluation (PM&E) for Development Projects/Programmes

6 August - 17 August
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION Participatory monitoring and evaluation (PM&E) Training is designed to recognize and include communities as important stakeholders in data collection and evaluation. It expands the notion of accountability to answer not only whether organizations are fulfilling the terms of the funding they receive, but also whether they are fulfilling the needs and goals of the communities they serve. PM&E requires including community voices in monitoring and evaluation, and building the capacity of community members to become active partners in this process. This training aims to…

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Strategic Project Design and Management Training

13 August - 24 August
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION TO STRATEGIC PROJECT DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT TRAINING Managing a project effectively is not an event, but a process. This training shows you how to get a project off the ground, manage the inevitable uncertainties that crop up along the way, organize information, and communicate effectively about it. You will learn how to monitor each project effectively, provide progress reports, hold review meetings, and keep to schedules. You’ll also learn how to control costs, avoid unwanted expansion boundaries, and manage…

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Training on Project Cycle Management Using the Logical Framework Approach

13 August - 17 August
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION This training follows a systematic process of introduction to Project Cycle Management and Logical Framework Approach. By the end of the training, the participants should be able to understand project cycle management, how to use the tools, and have basic skills in using the Logical Framework Approach in the management of projects and programmes. DURATION 5 Days WHO IS THE TRAINING INTENDED FOR? The training is meant for project managers, government officials, CBO operatives, NGO employees, UN Staff and…

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Gender Mainstreaming in Project Development & Management Training

20 August - 24 August
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION This course is designed to equip participants with gender mainstreaming skills for better management of community-based development programmes. The course will further provide participants with a concrete ‘step-by-step’ approach including hints and guidelines for developing and implementing a successful project from a gender-based perspective in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs. In this course, several issues and problem areas of project management for innovation will be covered. Particular attention will be paid to delivering products and services…

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Gender Mainstreaming in Project Development & Management Training

20 August - 24 August
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION This course is designed to equip participants with gender mainstreaming skills for better management of community-based development programmes. The course will further provide participants with a concrete ‘step-by-step’ approach including hints and guidelines for developing and implementing a successful project from a gender-based perspective in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs. In this course, several issues and problem areas of project management for innovation will be covered. Particular attention will be paid to delivering products and services…

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