The Indira Gandhi National Open University’s (IGNOUs) Chair for Sustainable Development (CSD) announces admission to online Appreciation Programme on Sustainable Management of Biodiversity for the January 2013 session.
The programme is of one month duration and consists of four blocks. The blocks deal with the biodiversity and its importance, agro biodiversity, threats to biodiversity and sustainable use of biodiversity.
The programme will provide an appreciation/understanding of the science underpinning biodiversity and will target the growing need for expertise in sustainable management of biodiversity in a changing climate and the need for main streaming these issues in the development planning and poverty reduction. It will promote awareness and capacity building for sustainable management of biodiversity for main streaming biodiversity into the daily lives of individuals.
The eligibility for joining this course would be a Graduation degree in any subject. The post graduate students, researchers, scientists, engineers, medical doctors, stake holders, policy makers, administrators, and other professionals with requisite educational qualifications will be given preference.
The fee for the programme is Rs. 500. It can be completed in a minimum period of one month and a maximum period of six months. Online application form and other details are available at www.ignouonline.ac.in/save. Only 50 students will be admitted for the programme (first come first basis) and the last date is 15th January, 2012.
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