GIS course for beginners

Harness the power of GIS to address complex challenges in water management


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Post Graduate Diploma in Water Sanitation and Hygiene

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Training Programme on "Low-Cost Technologies for Arsenic Removal from Groundwater" in Cairo,

The NAM (S& T) Centre together with the Academy of Scientific Research & Technology (ASRT), Egypt
and the National Research Centre (NRC) of Egypt to address the consequences of Arsenic contamination
of groundwater in developing countries and provide a roadmap for low-cost technological solutions for
the removal of Arsenic from the groundwater in order to minimize the exposure of the people to this
toxic element from food and water.

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Training course on household water treatment and safe storage

The Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology, Canada. (CAWST) is hosting a 6-week, online training on Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage (HWTS) for the Asia region. This course provides an introduction to drinking water quality, the Multi-Barrier Approach to safe drinking water, household water treatment and safe storage (HWTS) options, behaviour change, and best practices for implementation. It is intended for people responsible for making decisions about HWTS. The course includes 6 interactive modules which are primarily self directed and include discussion forums, scenarios, quizzes, and links to additional resources.


Ideal participants for this workshop are people responsible for making decisions about HWTS. For example, they may be responsible for selecting HWTS options, selling water treatment products, creating policies and regulations related to water treatment, or implementing a household water treatment program. We are committed to creating an inclusive learning environment in which all participants can share their experiences and learn from each other.


The course will kick off on July 17, 2023 and be open for 6 weeks. The content is self-paced and you are welcome to work through the modules at your own pace. We will be available for support throughout the training and will look to coordinate a discussion platform for the cohort.

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Residential technician training program on rainwater harvesting and storage: Construction of the Sri Lankan ferro cement Pumpkin tank and Calabash tank of Malawi

A Human Rights Based Approach (HRBA) to Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM)

This online course brings together two fields that, until recently, have been separate: human rights and IWRM. These two fields have been brought together as awareness has grown within the human rights community that water management is fundamental to the realization of a range of human rights. Sponsored by a partnership of international development organisations, participating in the course as well as obtaining a certificate has no costs for participants.

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Online professional training course: “Water Harvesting for Sustainable Crop Production under Climate Change”

The online professional training course on “Water Harvesting for Sustainable Crop Production under Climate Change” will deal with the multiple Water Harvesting techniques that can be used for increasing crop production, allowing climate change adaptation and mitigation.

The course will be entirely online, taking advantage of Moodle e-learning platform.

It will be composed of four modules on 1 ECTS each, with online live webinars and interactive activities among participants.

The deadline for enrollment is May 15th, 2022

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Training Programme on designing and implementing Water Sensitive Design and Planning interventions

Learn to how design and implement Water Sensitive Design and Planning interventions at different scales in urban areas. A state of art 3-day training being organised by – CSE School of Water & Waste.

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Integrated water resources management for climate resilience

Guided by the Climate Change Adaptation and IWRM training manual, this course will address the challenges of implementing sustainable water resource management and boosting climate resilience by demonstrating how the two are intrinsically linked, and explaining that addressing them in an integrated manner will increase the chances of success for both.
The course aims to improve practitioners’ understanding of planning for integrated water management in the context of climate change. The course discusses how to plan for climate-resilient measures in the water sector. Financing sources are presented and guidance on how to implement IWRM for climate resilience is provided, using examples of planning tools, technologies and practical ways forward. The various management and technology tools and approaches for adaptation and mitigation are also discussed. By the end of the course, the participants will be able to plan integrated interventions in the water sector that ensure an equilibrium between water security, development and climate-risk management.

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Integrated Online and Onsite training programme on Environmental Impact Assessment

Integrated Online and Onsite training programme on Environmental Impact Assessment

CSE has launched an integrated online and onsite training programme on EIA. The training programme will comprise of two parts: Basic learning (online platform) and Advanced learning (at our residential campus). The course is designed to provide an overall understanding of the EIA process which includes theoretical knowledge via lectures from experts and firsthand experience through group exercises, discussions and case studies.

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Online awareness session on the theme “Catch the rain.”

Under ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Catch The Rain’ Campaign launched by The Hon’ble Prime Minister of India on 22nd March 2021, GuruJal is organising an online ‘Jal Charcha’ by Dr.Kiran Bedi (Former Governor of Puducherry & Retired IPS Officer, India).

Speaker: Dr. Kiran Bedi

Theme: Valuing Water

Date: 1st May 2021

Time: 11:30 AM to 1:15 PM

Online course on climate change

Centre for Science and Environment, India invites applications for a new online course on climate change, its #science, #politics, and #impacts.

Date: 17th to 28th May 2021

For more information contact: [email protected]

Blended Online and Residential Training Programme on Preparation of Shit Flow Diagram (SFD)

The training programme is aimed to sensitise and equip practitioners in mapping excreta flows using the Shit Flow Diagram (SFD) Tool, and using it for preparing city-wide sanitation strategies. The programme is based on state-of-the-art teaching-learning tools consisting of interactive sessions, going through relevant reading material, documentaries, experiential learning using detailed case studies and working in groups.

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4-Day Residential Training Programme on : Reducing Water Footprint in Industries Through Water Audit & Wastewater Management

Understanding the relevance of the subject, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) a 4-day training programme at its training campus Anil Agarwal Environment Training Institute (AAETI), Alwar with the aim of providing a wider understanding on the above aspects of water audit, wastewater management and recycling in industries. Certificates will be provided upon completion of course.

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Join the network

South Asia Rainwater Network   We invite you to become a member of our network on RWH. Together we can certainly make a difference by supporting each other towards creating access to water for vulnerable population in the South Asian countries. Simply click the below link that you are interested in adding your organization to the network.   CLICK HERE TO REGISTER