Deadline- 28 May, 2012
Countries/Region- Bangladesh, Botswana, Cameroon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guyana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
Commonwealth Scholarship Commission and School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography jointly announce the Postgraduate scholarship for international student to study the Master in Science in Forestry via distance learning.
The scholarships are worth £12,000 to cover tuition fees plus a £2,000 bursary to enable scholars to attend a study tour which will be held overseas in July/August. The scholarships are currently only available for entrants in September 2012.
This course is primarily intended for students who already have an interest in forestry and who wish to learn more about the environmental and societal benefits that forests can provide. Suitable applicants include individuals working in forestry/forest-related industries/ natural resource management, particularly in the fields of planning, regulation, policy, monitoring and environmental protection. The course is also suited to individuals working in forestry education who wish to further their knowledge and expertise in order to improve their teaching.
The course, which is fully accredited by the Institute of Chartered Foresters, is designed to provide students with detailed knowledge of direct relevance to the modern forest manager. Key course modules cover the increasing importance of social issues in forest management, the complex challenges and multiple benefits of well-managed agroforestry systems and the sustainable use of non-timber forest products. Modules in inventory, assessment and monitoring look at other significant issues surrounding the sustainable management of global forest resources.
students who are interest in forestry and who wish to learn more about the environmental and societal benefits that forests can provide.
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Gilbert Che Njoya says
i really appreciate the initiative. but i really need to enhanced my capacity on project management, given that i have a young NGO that is still trying to gain ground, i will also need partnership at all level to enable me realized my dreams. i look forward to continue hearing from you.