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November 2018

International Training on Research Design & Methodology, Data management, Analysis, Inferences and Reporting

5 November - 16 November
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

Event Details: International Training on Research Design & Methodology, Data management, Analysis, Inferences and Reporting INTRODUCTION In order to conduct and evaluate any research, it is important to come up and embrace appropriate researchDesign & Methodology, Data management, Analysis, Inferences and Reporting standards for decision making. Without appropriate research design and methodology, the entire process is distorted interfering with the integrity of data collect leading to an inaccurate and inappropriate analysis of research findings. Improper statistical analyses distort scientific findings, mislead…

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Training on Monitoring & Evaluating, Accountability and Learning

5 November - 16 November
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION Monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning (MEAL) are part of everyday programme management and are critical to the success of all programmes. MEAL technical quality is very important across a portfolio of projects. Without an effective MEAL system we would be unable to track progress, make adjustments, discover unplanned effects of programmes, or judge the impact that we have made on the lives of those with whom we are working. A MEAL system also helps individuals and teams to be…

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Training on Monitoring and Evaluation for rural development programmes

5 November - 16 November
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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Training on Monitoring and Evaluation for Food Security and Nutrition Programs

5 November - 16 November
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 Transport and Logistics Management

5 November @ 09:00 - 16 November @ 16:00
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

Event Details: Training on Transport and Logistics Management  INTRODUCTION Logistics and transport are essential functions affecting organizations’ functioning, their economy, and their competitiveness. Whether delegates work in a transport or logistics function, or in any part of the supply chain, training and courses can help you and your employees develop new skills and refresh existing skills, improve performance and extend their career opportunities. WHO SHOULD ATTEND? This training is ideal for those staff already working in logistics, transport or supply chain…

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Project Cycle Management Training

12 November - 16 November
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION Project Cycle Management PCM is a management tool based on the Log-frame approach which is used in project development. The project cycle enables provision of structures that ensures Stakeholders are consulted and relevant information is available thus enhancing informed decision making in crucial stages of a project. The cycle is made up of six components including; Programming, Identification, Formulation, Financing, Implementation, and Evaluation. This course will equip participants with skills in project design using Logical Framework, Result-based management concepts…

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Farmer Field School (FFS) Training 12th – 16th November, 2018

12 November - 16 November
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

Event Details: Farmer Field School Training INTRODUCTION Farmer field school (FFS) is a group-based learning process that brings together concepts and methods from agroecology, experiential education and community development. It also involves regular field observations and group analysis. It is a major undertaking towards the realization of sustainable agriculture as it helps farmers make their own locally specific decisions about crop management practices. Special group activities encourage learning from peers, and strengthen communicative skills and team building. This training course is…

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Gender Based Violence Training

12 November - 16 November
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

EVENT: Gender-Based Violence 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. The 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 programme is…

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Social Protection and Safety Nets Training

12 November - 16 November
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

Event Details: Social Protection and Safety Nets Training INTRODUCTION Social protection is a subset of public actions that help address risk, vulnerability and chronic poverty. Social transfers and social services are a long-term investment. They carry lifetime benefits and high individual and social returns. Social protection aims at ensuring groups and individuals to live a fulfilling life, taking into consideration the role of the state in facilitating this, and the vulnerabilities of particular groups or individuals. TRAINING OBJECTIVES The training aims…

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Project Design, Proposal Writing and Fundraising Training

12 November - 16 November
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION The training is expected to help participants understand the need for projects in development, appreciate the phases in project management, develop a practical project idea and write a comprehensive project proposal. It will also equip participants to come up with possible project funding sources, liaise with stakeholders in project idea initiation and develop fundraising initiatives. COURSE OBJECTIVES Upon completion of the programme, participants should be able to: Understand the need for projects in development Appreciate the phases in project…

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Training on Monitoring & Evaluating for Human Rights Programmes

12 November - 23 November
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) skills are fundamental to the process of designing and implementing programs that impact human beings positively, analyzing and using data, and conducting advocacy for human rights-based programs. In order to build the capacity of M&E professionals who are actively engaged in the human rights sector, this two weeks programme will provide hands-on training in M&E systems and the application of M&E data to decision making in human rights programming. The workshop offers intensive training that…

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Gender Mainstreaming in Agriculture and Rural Development Training

12 November @ 09:00 - 16 November @ 17:00
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

Event Details: Gender Mainstreaming in Agriculture and Rural Development Training INTRODUCTION Agriculture is central to the livelihoods of the rural poor and in the attainment of suitable development goals; gender equality further plays a crucial role in the achievement of these goals. However, gender differences arising from the socially constructed relationships between men and women affect the distribution of resources between them and cause many disparities in development. Consequently; gender issues must be addressed because agriculture can be the engine of…

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Agribusiness Enterprise Development and Management Training

12 November @ 09:00 - 16 November @ 17:00
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

Event Details: Agribusiness Enterprise Development and Management Training INTRODUCTION The agriculture sector plays an important role towards rural development which in turn plays a vital role towards economic development being one of the major sources of income in developing countries. It is a major creator of jobs and plays a key role towards the realization of food security in any particular nation. This training program is intended to help the participants embrace agribusiness enterprise development to promote rural development, economic development…

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Climate change vulnerability and adaptation strategy Training

12 November @ 09:00 - 16 November @ 16:00
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

Event Details: Climate change vulnerability and adaptation strategy Training INTRODUCTION The significance and importance of evaluating vulnerability and adaptation strategies is that it identifies and measures the level of the short- and long-term threats (natural disasters, climate change) and the ability to cope with these threats, guides and supports decision-making, government policies, planning, international aid and investment, helps and orientates processes for deciding on priorities in strategies and initiatives to reduce vulnerability and adapt and, finally, for defining and applying measures…

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Multi-Hazard risk assessment Training

12 November @ 09:00 - 21 November @ 16:00
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

Event Details: Multi-Hazard risk assessment Training 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 in Europe (Italy,…

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

19 November - 30 November
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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Grant Management Training

26 November - 30 November
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

Event Details: Grant Management Training 2 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…

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Sustainable Local Economic Development training

26 November - 30 November
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

Event Details: Sustainable Local Economic Development training 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…

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Protecting Children’s Health in Emergency and Disasters Training

26 November - 30 November
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

Event Details: Protecting Children’s Health in Emergency and DisastersTraining INTRODUCTION Although many emergencies and disasters are often unpredictable, much can be done to reduce their health impact by reducing the risks and by strengthening the response capacity of communities at risk. Population growth, expansion into previously uninhabited areas, and environmental degradation have all increased the exposure of most countries to natural hazards including cyclonic storms, floods, and famine, while exposure to hazards such as earthquakes and tsunamis is ever-present in many…

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Public Health in WASH during Emergencies Training

26 November - 30 November
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

Event Details: Public Health in WASH during Emergencies Training 1 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 Project Cycle Management Using the Logical Framework Approach

26 November - 30 November
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 Drought Contingency Planning

26 November @ 09:00 - 30 November @ 16:00
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

Event Details: Drought Contingency Planning Training 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…

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