Sustainable Land Management and Extension Techniques
This course description is indicative, and only for reference purposes. The course is not scheduled unless advertised in our calendar. If you are interested in this course, or require a customized course that is similar to this, please note that fees start from USD 25,000 for a two-week course. This fee is for a customized course for ten or fewer participants. For additional participants, the fee is USD 2500 per participant.
For these fees, the client may customize the course to the precise needs of the client's organization. Scheduling will be in consultation with the client.
Participants: Agriculturists, Agriculture Extension Officers, Land Administrators, Officials from Land Development Department, Policy Makers, Natural Resource Managers, NGO Officials working on Agriculture and Natural Resources Issues
Course Brief: Very often land is managed for multiple benefits that extend not only from agricultural production to biodiversity protection but also maintaining water quality and even human health. To ensure long-term sustainable benefits land managers must need to consider economic, social and environmental factors, and thus the course aims to enhance participants’ knowledge and awareness in such arena.
The course will give an overview on managing land without damaging ecological processes, which requires the maintenance of the key components of the environment: biodiversity, ecological integrity and natural capital. The course also has its focus on various elements of land management, strategies, practical skills, extension methods and techniques require for Sustainable Land Management. As part of the course study visits will be to sustainable land management projects, community learning centers, and recognized sustainable land management models. Participants will be required to prepare and present action plans for sustainable land management programs.