International School of Advance Studies (ISAS), Himalayan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (HICAST) and University of Pavia, Italy are jointly organizing the Third edition of International Summer School in "Food Security and Climate Change" in Kathmandu, Nepal from June 12-17, 2011. International Summer School in Food Security and Climate Change (FSCC) is an intensive course taught in English. This summer school is designed for university students, researchers and members of governmental and non-governmental organizations wishing to have in-depth learning and understanding of food security and climate change issues.
2. The Objective:
The objective of the International Summer School in Food Security and Climate Change is to build understanding of participants on issues and problems related to food security and climate change; and to enhance analytical and planning capabilities of participants to address these issues.
3. Key aspects of the Course:
4. Cost for Participation:
NRS: 12,000.00 (Twelve Thousand only) for Nepali applicants.
Euro: €250 for international applicants which covers participation in the course, reading material, lunch and airport pick-up and drop-off. All other arrangements for accommodation, transportation and other expenses should be arranged by applicants on themselves.
5. Number of Participants:
Maximum 25 national and international selected candidates
Organizers are not in a position to offer any scholarship to participate in summer school, therefore, all applicants are requested to seek alternative source of funding or scholarship to partake in this summer school. Letter of acceptance could be provided if required to interested applicants to secure funding.
7. Mode of Payment:
Payment has to be made after selection to participate in the summer school through bank deposit to ISAS, Kathmandu, Nepal (bank a/c will be provided to the selected candidate)
8. Resourse Person:
National and international experts working in the field of food security and climate change issues, professors from University of Pavia, Italy, HICAST and ISAS, Kathmandu, Nepal
The summer school will be conducted in ISAS Seminar Hall in Jawalakhel, Lalitpur, Nepal. Interaction and seminar with concerned stakeholders will take place in The Hotel Yak Place, Pulchowk, Lalitpur, Nepal
10. Timing and course structures:
The lessons will conduct from 09:00 am to 16:00 pm in each day. There will be seminars in between with stakeholders working in the field of food security and climate change issues in Nepal.
11. Other details:
Course outline and other related information will be posted to the selected candidates in due time for necessary preparation and participation
Please contact anyone of following representative for further information
Prof Maria Sassi
Faculty of Economics
University of Pavia, Italy
Prof/Dr Binayak Rajbhandari
Mr Prakash Sharma
Tel: +977-1- 5522669
Secretariat for Summer School in ISAS
GPO Box: 8975 EPC: 2744 Kathmandu, Nepal