Greening the Growth, A Danida Fellowship Course

The Danida Fellowship Centre has contracted NIRAS and the Climate Innovation Centre, Kenya to implement a 2-week course in Green Growth.

The course will take place in Nakuru and Nairobi, Kenya, from 29 September to 10 October 2014.

Subjects

The course will analyze and discuss the need for a green sustainable growth, as well as the business opportunities linked to green growth and will provide the participants with:

  • Understanding of the concept of and the rationale behind Green Growth 
  • Knowledge of green business opportunities and cases 
  • Improved ability to identify and analyse Green Growth opportunities 
  • A network of national / regional actors and an understanding of potential synergies between businesses
  • A knowledge platform for promoting Green Growth policies in the public system

Who can participate?

The course is designed to support green business development in the private sector in Danida partner countries in Africa and Asia.

The target group includes SMEs, trade / business association, trade unions and others in the private sector.

To be eligible, applicants must be affiliated with development cooperation activities funded by Denmark.

Participants from Danida business sector programmes such as B2B, PPP and/or BSPS programmes will be given first priority. Good working knowledge of English is required.

The course is fully funded for participants from the private sector (travel, accommodation, study fee, allowances by Danida Fellowship Programme’s Private Sector Initiative. Participants affiliated with Danida funded programmes in the public sector will be charged DKK 1,500 per study week (to be paid by the programme in question).

FURTHER INFORMATION

You can find more information in our leaflet Greening the Growth (.pdf).

If you have any questions please contact the course manager Henrik Borgtoft Pedersen, hbp@niras.dk or visit the DFC website at www.dfcentre.com.

Course dates: 29 September – 10 October 2014. The course will take place in Nakuru and Nairobi, Kenya.

Deadline
27 June 2014 for submitting the forms to a Danish Embassy.

Further information

Course dates

29 September – 10 October 2014.

The course will take place in Nakuru and Nairobi, Kenya.

Deadline

27 June 2014 for submitting the forms to a Danish Embassy.

Contact info

Henrik Borgtoft PedersenSenior consultant, DenmarkØrestadDenmarkT: +45 8732 3281E: Send E-mail
Further contact info

The Danida Fellowship Centre has contracted NIRAS and the Climate Innovation Centre, Kenya to implement a 2-week course in Green Growth.

The course will take place in Nakuru and Nairobi, Kenya, from 29 September to 10 October 2014.

Subjects

The course will analyze and discuss the need for a green sustainable growth, as well as the business opportunities linked to green growth and will provide the participants with:

  •  Understanding of the concept of and the rationale behind Green Growth
  • Knowledge of green business opportunities and cases 
  • Improved ability to identify and analyse Green Growth opportunities
  • A network of national / regional actors and an understanding of potential synergies between businesses
  • A knowledge platform for promoting Green Growth policies in the public system

Who can participate?

The course is designed to support green business development in the private sector in Danida partner countries in Africa and Asia.

The target group includes SMEs, trade / business association, trade unions and others in the private sector.

To be eligible, applicants must be affiliated with development cooperation activities funded by Denmark. Participants from Danida business sector programmes such as B2B, PPP and/or BSPS programmes will be given first priority. Good working knowledge of English is required.

The course is fully funded for participants from the private sector (travel, accommodation, study fee, allowances by Danida Fellowship Programme’s Private Sector Initiative. Participants affiliated with Danida funded programmes in the public sector will be charged DKK 1,500 per study week (to be paid by the programme in question).

More information

You can find more information in our leaflet Greening the Growth (.pdf).

If you have questions please contact the course manager Henrik Borgtoft Pedersen, hbp@niras.dk or visit the DFC website at www.dfcentre.com

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