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IRDR Call for Application: International Training Workshop on Big Earth Data for Disaster Risk Reduction

IRDR Call for Application: International Training Workshop on Big Earth Data for Disaster Risk Reduction

Deadline: 24 August 2018

The Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) is seeking applications for its International Training Workshop on Big Earth Data for Disaster Risk Reduction.

DBAR is an international research program for promoting cooperation with countries along the Belt and Road route to advocate and demonstrate the smart use and application of “Big Earth Data” in support of the sustainable development of people and economies at the local, national and regional levels. “Disaster management” is one of the key pillars of sustainable development in the DBAR, along with coastal zone management, agriculture and food security, environmental changes, urban development and heritage conservation.

In response to the needs of developing countries along Belt and Road in disaster risk reduction to tackle the natural and human-induced environmental disaster, Digital Belt and Road Program (DBAR), jointly with Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) International Programme Office (IPO), IRDR China National Committee (IRDR CHINA), Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI),Chinese Academy of Sciences(CAS) and CAS-TWAS Centre of Excellence on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation (SDIM) conducted an international research program (DBAR-Disaster) to strengthen science capacities for sustainable development and disaster risk reduction.

The workshop will provide a scientific and practical guide on DRR to the participants from developing countries along Belt and Road.

Date & Place

  • Date: 30 October-5 November, 2018
  • Place: Beijing, China

Eligibility Criteria

  • Young academicians and researchers in the field of disaster risk reduction
  • Young practitioners from national/ local governments and civil society organizations
  • As the number is limited to 20 people, only those who are qualified can be selected as formal participants.
  • Female applicants will be given priority.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit IRDR.

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