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Climate communication course

Event Start Date:
14th November 2018
Event End Date:
17th November 2018
Event Venue:
Nimli, Rajasthan

Centre for Science and Environment and Down To Earth invite applications for its new residential certificate course on data analysis, visualisation and outreach from National Statistics officers, journalists, researchers, policy makers, representatives of the civil society, academia, and other data stakeholders

Date: Nov 14-17
Venue: Anil Agarwal Environment Training Institute, Nimli, Rajasthan
Note: Partial scholarships available for small Indian NGOs working on environment and development

A residential training programme on data management, analysis, visualisation and outreach for building influence and garnering support

What gets measured, gets managed – goes the saying. But what gets measured must be analysed and communicated; if it is not, it cannot be managed. We live in a time of an explosion of data and information in every field. Managing and analysing this data and information demands special skills. Processed and communicated well, this data becomes an excellent outreach tool, capable of making far-reaching impacts and gaining leverage.

The Anil Agarwal Environment Training Institute, a Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) initiative, invites applications and nominations for its four-day residential training programme on data management, analysis, visualization and outreach.

What will this programme teach :

  • Data sourcing – how to use smart tools and techniques to find the right data to tell your stories
  • Managing data – the best practices
  • Statistics and data analysis
  • Using data – open data and big data for socio-economic research, development and advocacy
  • Using data — for impactful communication and outreach, informed decision-making andeffective governance
  • Using data – for building support, fundraising and engaging with allies
  • Data visualisation tools and techniques — for news, reports, research papers, studies, proposals, etcto communicate effectively across multiple platforms


Who is this programme meant for:
Professionals working with non-profits, media, government departments & agencies, research institutions, academic centres, business organisations and environmental consultancies – anyone who wants to raise his/her professional profile by sharpening the basic skills of data analysis and presentation for communicating research, reports and stories using numbers.

November 14-17, 2018

AAETI Campus, Nimli, Alwar, Rajasthan

Last date for receiving applications:
November 2, 2018


  • Rs 21,400 per person (for double occupancy hostels)
  • Rs 33,000 per person (for single occupancy hostels)
  • This fees covers pick-up and drop from/to Delhi, boarding and lodging in Nimli, all training costs, and use of recreational facilities (gym etc) at Nimli
  • Complete fees to be paid in advance through net banking or cheque drawn in favour of Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi


Experts and practitioners from Centre for Science and Environment, Down To Earth magazine, Microsoft, SocialCops, Central Pollution Control Board, FAO, World Bank and the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD)

Training methodology
Classroom lectures, presentations, case studies, group exercises, assignments and discussions


You can also apply or nominate professionals from your organisation for it by sending an email with the following details to [email protected] with a copy to [email protected]:

  • Name:
  • Location (city and country):
  • Designation:
  • Organisation (where you are working):
  • Mobile number:
  • Email:
  • If you are using social media, please share your Ids (Facebook/Twitter/Linkedin):
  • Why do you think we should select you for this training (In less than 100 words):


For more details, contact: Kiran Pandey, Programme Director – Information Management. CSE, +91 9871215338, [email protected]


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