Published On: Thu, Mar 13th, 2014

ICIMOD Youth Forum Empowering Youth with Earth Observation Information for Climate Actions in Bangladesh

International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is accepting applications from 3rd or 4th year students of public and private university of Bangladesh, who are interested in research to address the complex issues facing ecosystems and the human societies that depend on them using geospatial technology for the SERVIR Himalaya Youth Forum Earth Observation Information for Climate Actions in Bangladesh. Objectives of the Youth Forum are to educate and inspire young people about geospatial science, earth observation and its potential to address climate change issues; hands-on exercises with GIS software and GPS systems and online mapping resources; and provide a platform and network for mutual sharing and learning of experiences among youth.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be below 25 years of age.
  • Applicants should be 3rd or 4th year students of public and private university of Bangladesh.
  • Candidates from the earth and natural science, who are interested in the challenge of crossing the barriers between disciplines are also eligible.
  • Masters level students are also eligible to apply.
  • Attendees of previous youth forum are not eligible to apply.

For more information, please visit Call for Application page.

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