Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Training on Environment, Ecological Agriculture, and Sustainable Development

Training on Environment, Ecological Agriculture, and Sustainable Development
Place: Phnom Penh,
Starting from: March 15, 2008- April 06, 2008
JVC is a non-governmental organization, which has worked for SARD (Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development) since 1994. In 1999, JVC started environment education project with primary school children in Kandal province. And in 2006, JVC started a new project, promoting ecological agriculture through natural resource management in Siem Reap province. Training Objective. To raise awareness of youth to become a change maker who understands and takes action to protect environment and to practice ecological agriculture, and to understand the key concepts of sustainable development.. To make youth become familiar with the current situation of development both locally and globally. To discuss, introduce the connection between the theory and real practice on those topics. Training content1. Concept of environment -Definition of environment -Type of environment and its relation2. Concept of ecological agriculture -Concept of ecology -Concept of biodiversity3. Concept of sustainable development -Definition of sustainable/ development -Some alternative solutions and concrete examples4. Research methodsTraining methodologyThe training methods of this course will be a combination of: VCD showing; case study; group discussion and presentation; and lecturing. The trainees shall be encouraged to share their own ideas. Materials and costs.This training course will be free of charge.JVC will bear the cost of related documents and field trip as well as research after training LanguageKhmer and EnglishTarget group­University students and NGO workers who:- are willing to learn, share ideas and take action;- have time to join the training;- love remote areas and are able to stay there.Trainer1. Mr. YAMASAKI Masaru (Program Coordinator)2. Mr. SAKAMOTO Takanori (CLEAN project) 3. Mr. SAY Bora (EE Coordinator)How to applyJVC offers an equal chance to every student.Interested candidates are advice to fill in the application form (available free of charge) and send to JVC Cambodia office at your convenient time during working hours (7:30-17:00, Monday-Friday) before the deadline.CertificateSuccessful candidates are awarded with a certificate offered by JVC.Training Schedule-The training will take 3 weeks. 2 days per week, conducted every Saturday and Sunday (7:30am-11:30am and 14:00pm-17:00pm), started from March 15, 2008.Application deadline.March 10, 2008 .15 participants will be selected(Only those who are selected will be informed for interviewing)Contact PersonMr. SAY BoraAdd : JVC Cambodia office #66A, St. 222Sangkat Boeung Raing, Khan Daun Penh, P.O.Box 526, Phnom Penh, CambodiaH/P : 011 202 644Tel : 023 220 481/ FAX: 023-220-482 Email : devjvc@online.com.khNote-We do not accept application forms through electronic mail. -Those who previously applied for this training are encouraged to apply again.

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