Training on Applying IWRM Tools for Drought Risk Management

Global Water Partnership Eastern Africa in partnership with Nile IWRM Net/Cap-Net are organizing a training on applying Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) tools for Drought Risk Management. The training will take place in Nairobi, Kenya, 20-24 June 2016. It is open for a maximum of 30 participants from the Eastern Africa region.

The training is aimed at strengthening the capacity of institutions in water resources and disaster risk management to reduce the impact of drought disasters through enhancing of IWRM knowledge and skills necessary for promoting and adoption of disaster reduction practices as an integral part of water resources management.

The target group includes mid- to high-level practitioners and professionals who are willing to share and disseminate water resources and disaster risk management case studies from their work. The training is targeting 30 participants from the Eastern Africa region including Burundi, Congo DR, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, and Uganda.

Limited funding is available for 20 participants from the above countries. Self-sponsored participants including from outside the Eastern Africa region who can contribute and share their experiences are encouraged to apply. The self-sponsored participants are expected to cover their accommodation and travel costs, and pay USD 500 to cover course materials, field visits, lunch, refreshment and other related expenses.

The training will be interactive and participatory to enhance participants learning and sharing of experiences.

Applicants must have a university degree in Natural sciences, Environment, Agriculture or related field and a recommendation letter from his/her employer.An application form is attached  and or can be downloaded from the website Applications can be sent to and copied to The deadline for applications is 29th April 2016.

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Please download here the Application form IWRM Training.doc