Geographical Information System (GIS) for Participatory Planning and Decision Making, TARA Livelihood academy, New Delhi

TARA Livelihood Academy
Training On

Geographical Information System (GIS) for Participatory Planning and Decision Making

From – 20-22 April 2010
Venue: Vasant Kunj, New Delhi

Description:Sustainable development is largely a replication of how people interact with the available natural resource base.  Very often, Environmental degradation is due to over population and poor socio-economic conditions. The need for proper monitoring and management has arisen to fulfill the targets of achieving sustainable development.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is an undeniable valuable tool for gathering and analyzing environmental information and helps in observing, measuring, mapping and monitoring of the earths natural resources.


  • To make participants understand the basics of Geographic Information System (GIS) and how it can facilitate in planning and decision making
  • To acquaint them with tools, techniques and information that would be required to undertake GIS application in various thematic areas (NRM, Disaster Management, watershed development etc).
  • To share DA’s experiences in using GIS for various development projects.


  • Geographic Information System (GIS): Concepts
  • Application of GIS
  • Participatory Planning
  • GIS Implementation (how to develop the GIS cell)
  • Case Studies


INR 9,500 per participant for Indian Participants, 250 USD for Overseas Participants (for wire transfer details contact us).

Please send a Demand draft in the name of TARA Livelihood Academy, New Delhi by registered post or speed post only by 15 April 2010 to- Manager – Training.

Contact Address:

TARA Livelihood Academy,
111/9-Z, Kishangarh,
Vasant Kunj,
New Delhi- 110070,
Tel No.  011-26132718
Email id:

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April 20, 2010 12:00AM - April 22, 2010 12:00AM