July 1, 2019
July 26, 2019
AddressKyambogo University, Kampala Uganda View map
This course examines the linkages between development and Natural Resources, principles of Managing natural resources, and the sustainable conservation of these resources. Depicting on case studies from a wide range of the current natural resource across the globe, the course considers how different social, political, economic and cultural and gender aspects compete for and sustain the natural resources.
The course also examines how environmental activists and their interventions conserved parks, energy, water and land in the face of climate variability basing on a gender perspective. The course will consider how the current international and development system elaborates and processes to sustainably manage the available natural resources.
The course aims at equipping students seeking qualifications for planning sustainable development, with practical approaches, knowledge and skills necessary for meeting challenges of sustainable use of natural produce competent professionals who can plan for sustainable use of natural resources globally.
- Learners will be equipped with skills and competences in natural resource management and development planning.
- Learners will be equipped with analytical skills of preserving and conserving natural resources sustainably in the face of climate change.
- Learners will be equipped with knowledge of how to critique international responses to misuse of natural resources
- Learners will be equipped with skills in cross cultural communication and collaboration.
At the end of a course, a student should be able to demonstrate:
- At the end of the programme, learners will be expected to have acquired competences in natural resource management and development planning.
- Analytical skills of preserving and conserving natural resources sustainably in the face of climate change.
- Critique international responses to misuse of natural resources
- Skills in cross cultural communication and collaboration
Contact hours: The course will be delivered from Monday—Thursday for a period of Two (2) weeks on a Face to Face basis. On Fridays, all students shall be taken to different Historical, cultural and geographical sites in and around Kampala. These field visits will be composed of a range of ‘activities’ relating to their academic content (e.g. museum visit, visiting the source of River Nile, women conservation projects, Uganda Wildlife Authority, National Environment Authority, Uganda Tourism Board).
In the 3 week, students will go to the field to put theory into practice. The areas to be visited will include: Murchison falls National parks will be the field site for 2019 and the Albertine oil region in North Western Uganda summer intake. Students will interact with communities around Lake Albert Fishing Sites, and interact with communities surrounding the park and their co-existence with wildlife. Wrap up and evaluations will be in the 4th week.
30th April 2019
Number of places available
20 for International students and 15 for East African students
Open to students in similar fields or people working in the same discipline.
Questions and application requirements
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- Full name
- Current place of studies or work
- Field of study or work (include semester if you are a student)
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