The Centre for Science and Environment is going to organise an interdisciplinary month-long summer certificate course on environment and development issues from June 1 in Delhi.
Titled Agenda for Survival, the course covers the environmental movement in India, poverty and the biomass economy, conservation and conflict: wildlife management debate, sustainable industrialisation and public health concerns, climate change and global environmental governance, among other topics.
“It will allow Indian participants to understand and critically evaluate is sues that lie at the interface of environment and development such as poverty, democracy, equity and justice,” says Sharmila Sinha, deputy programme manager, education and training, CSE.
The curriculum comprises classroom lectures, seminars, several local field excursions, and a week-long field visit to rural India, together with individual andor group project.
The course is open to young professionals and college students from any stream. Candidates are required to send their latest CVresume with a short covering note to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 30.