[Coral-List] Coastal Institute Asia
Wenresti G. Gallardo
gallardo at ait.ac.th
Wed Apr 4 21:35:25 EDT 2007
I would like to share with you this information on a coastal management
course to be held on July 23-Aug 10, 2007 in Thailand.
Contact information for questions and applications are below. Thank you.
Coastal Institute Asia:
Integrated Ecosystem Management
July 23 - August 10, 2007
Course Brochure is Attached!
Coastal Institute Asia is an intensive three-week program for coastal
resources management professionals. It is held at the Asian Institute of
Technology's (AIT) Bangkok Campus. The Coastal Resources Center at the
University of Rhode Island has been offering this course biannually since
1992 and now has over 200 alumni working in 60 countries. The program
provides mid-career professionals with practical skills to design,
implement, and learn from integrated coastal management (ICM) programs and
experiences from around the world - with a focus on the Asian Region. The
program also provides training in non-ICM-specific professional skills that
have proven essential to the coastal manager-skills such as communication,
facilitation, and conflict management.
This program targets entry and mid-level practitioners working on projects
related to coastal resources management, and who are seeking an introduction
to integrated approaches and skills for coastal management.
Location of Course: Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand.
Programs Fee per Course: USD$2,000 covers all costs of the training program
including tuition, housing, field trips, reading materials, and special
events. Fees do not cover the cost of travel to and from Bangkok or
breakfast and dinner meals. Participants should bring additional funds to
cover personal expenses. A limited number of partial scholarships are
Course Language: English. Participants must have a good proficiency of the
English language to allow full participation in the course discussions.
Application: For further information and to receive the application,
Asian Institute of Technology
E-mail: luciavs at ait.ac.th
Phone (66-2) 524-6556
Coastal Resources Center
University of Rhode Island
E-mail: kkaine at crc.uri.edu
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