Title: Technical Training in Water Quality Monitoring and Management of Sustainable Water Resources

This training is funded by United Nations office for South-South Co-operation, South Korea and GIST, Korea.

The duration is ten days and the venue for the training is at the International Environmental Analysis and Education Centre, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea

Training Objectives

The objective of the training is basically to build indigenous capacity in advance techniques in water science and technology as well as promote exchange and transfer of knowledge between South Korea and Nigeria towards meeting the targets in the Millennium Development goals and vision 2020:20.

Expected Outcomes

The expected outcome of the training includes but not limited to:

  1. Improve capacity building efforts in developing countries both in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia such as Bangladesh, Cambodia, Myanmar, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria, Kenya, Sudan, and United Republic of Tanzania, by imparting technical and theoretical training in water quality testing methodologies for the management of sustainable water resources within these respective countries.
  2. Contribute to meeting the targets of Millennium Development Goal 7 of ensuring environmental sustainability by providing practical methods of monitoring the quality of water at local and national levels to protect water resources.
  3. Improve the quality of life by providing information on drinking water safety in respective countries
  4. Share knowledge with others

Implementing Partners

  1. Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), Gwangju, South Korea
  2. International Centre for Energy and Environmental Sustainability Research, University of Uyo, Nigeria

Number of Beneficiaries: 25