Capacity building

Short courses for professionals

07/2013: GIS for land administration: cadastral surveys, land tenure mapping using aerial photography and GPS (1 week), Bujumbura, Burundi.

06/2013: aerial orthophotography: processing and thematic use (4 days), Bujumbura, Burundi.

06/2013: national orthophotography coverage: image database management and administration (3 days), Bujumbura, Burundi.

06/2013: GIS for environment applications: vegetation monitoring, erosion mapping (1 week), Bujumbura, Burundi.

04/2013: Advanced spatial analysis and image processing (2 weeks), Bujumbura, Burundi.

02/2013: Geographic Information Systems and mapping: basics (2 weeks), Bujumbura, Burundi.

05/2012: Management of the national water information system database (2 weeks), Bissau, Guinea Bissau.

04/2012: GIS for water management and hydrological modelling (1 week), Bissau, Guinea Bissau.

03/2011: Use of AMESD E-station (co-teaching), KMD-IMTR, Nairobi, Kenya.

02/2011: Advanced Geonetcast training (admin. support), ITC, The Netherlands.

11/2010: E-station on the job training (co-teaching), KMD-IMTR, Nairobi, Kenya.

08/2010: PUMA and AMESD System Administration (admin. support), KMD-IMTR, Nairobi, Kenya.

08/2010: PUMA application software (admin. support), KMD-IMTR, Nairobi, Kenya.

02/2010: AMESD products and services, DevCoCast (1 week), RCMRD, Nairobi, Kenya.

10/2009: Setting up of the overall training plan for AMESD in the IGAD region.

06/2009: Water information system (1 week), SNIEau, Direction Générale des Ressources en Eau, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

2008: Database management and webmapping (2 weeks), Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

2007: GIS and remote sensing for hydrological modelling and basin level management (1 week), Nile Basin Initiative, NELSAP, BRLi, Kigali, Rwanda.

2006: Remote Sensing for forestry (1 week), MINITERE, CGIS-NUR, Butare, Rwanda.

2006: Field data collection techniques (1 week), CGIS-NUR, Rwanda.

2006: Principles of Remote Sensing and Image Processing (2 weeks), CGIS-NUR, Rwanda.

2005: An overview of Information Technologies (co-teaching, 1 week), Development Gateway Foundation, CGIS-NUR, Rwanda.

2005: Hydrological modeling (co-teaching, 2 weeks), ITC, CGIS-NUR, Rwanda.

2005 to 2007: Mobile GIS, GPS, DGPS (several sessions), CGIS-NUR, Rwanda.

2004: Agro-Environmental Measures assessment with GeoInformation (1 week), EC-JRC, Italy.

2002: Introduction to GIS for local planners (1 week), IRD, Madagascar.


MSc level teaching

“Water Resources and Environmental Management”, Faculty of Applied Sciences, NUR: Remote Sensing and GIS for hydrological modeling (60 hours, 2006).

“Agroforestry and Soil Management”, Faculty of Agriculture, NUR: Multipurpose Tree Management, GIS techniques in tree and forest resource management (2006).

“Agroforestry and Soil Management”, Faculty of Agriculture, NUR: Site and System Characterization, land cover and land use change detection (2006).


BSc level teaching

Post Graduate Diploma in Irrigation and Drainage, Nile Basin Initiative (NBI)-Applied Training Project (ATP): GIS and Remote Sensing for Land and Water Management, (60 hours, 2007).

Principles of GIS and Remote Sensing, Faculty of Agronomy, NUR (60 hours, 2005 and 2006).