Empowering Afghan Women in Geospatial Information Technology 2021

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  • Posted: June 8, 2021 -Accepting applications

Opportunity Detail

  • Language Requirement nor required
  • Gender Female
  • Area of Study Applied Science
  • Level Bachelor
  • Number of Opportunity: 30
  • Eligible Region/Countries

Opportunity Description

Applications are now open for the Empowering Afghan Women in Geospatial Information Technology 2021which is organized for four days in Kabul. The program’s objectives are to train young Afghan women on the EO data and GIT usages and support them to consider careers in GIT and its application. The initiative will help to bridge the gender gap in the GIT area. Thus, if you meet the criteria and intend to participate in this program, do not miss the opportunity to apply before the closing date.

Important Details

Closing date: June 11, 2021

Result announce date: June 15, 2021

Organized by: ICIMOD

Program duration: 4 days

Starting date: June 20, 2021


  • After completion of the training, you will have a better understanding of the concepts and applications of GIS and RS;
  • Participants will receive a certificate of completion after satisfactory completion of the program;
  • Lunch and refreshments will be provided during the training periods;

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be an Afghan women;
  • Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree or be enrolled at a university-level program at the time of application;
  • There are no charges on the participation;
  • The program does not cover travel costs;
  • Having access to a computer that properly works;
  • Be capable of installing and running open-source GIS software;
  • Access to a good internet connection to support audio/video lectures;
  • The applicant must ensure their availability during the program period;

How to apply?

Interested and qualified applicants must contact the following email for the submission of their application:

[email protected]

For more/detailed information, you can visit the official website here.

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