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Waste Management & Environmental Management System


Environmental protection is one of the key issues of waste management. It is not the best solution to keep waste in deposits, but it is important to expand knowledge of connection with landfill because they will operate for a long time.  New knowledge is needed for their cultivation and also the utilization of the land. One of the motivations of the land use can be a fact, that due to the expansion of the strata, the previous outskirts become inner-city areas. Therefore, this course entails a best practice to be adopted to ensure sustainable waste management.

Who Should Attend?

Professionals who need to understand Waste management and EMS


10 Days


The objective of this course is to equip the participant with skills on sustainable waste management and apply GIS and Remote sensing in waste disposal for effective urban planning

Course Content

MODULE 1: Introduction to Waste Management & Environmental Management System

  • Introduction
  • Global environmental issues of concern
  • Policy development
  • Policy advocacy
  • Emergency preparedness

MODULE 2: Waste management

  • Types of waste and characteristics
  • Waste segregation
  • Site characterization

MODULE 3: Application of GIS in suitability analysis of disposal site

  • Introduction to GIS
  • GIS Data Types
  • Calculate a suitability score
  • Slope analysis
  • Hydrology analysis

MODULE 4: Multi-criteria analysis (GIS)

  • Multi-objective analysis
  • Criteria for multi-criteria evaluation
  • Proximity analysis

MODULE 5: Waste disposal and treatment

  • Waste 6R (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Recover, Rethink & Reorganize)
  • Environmental Management System



Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. Applicants must live up to Indepth Research Services (IRES) admission criteria.


  • The training programs will entail information presented through slides or the use of videotapes and is reinforced with handouts and study guides
  • Outside of the classroom, participatory

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.


The training is residential and will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.


Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our training centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817, +254 (020) 211 3814 or mail 


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B. 4th November 2019.

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Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Event Duration 10 Days
Event Date 11-11-2019
Event End Date 22-11-2019
Cut off date 04-11-2019
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 150,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 1,768
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 1,867
Location Mombasa, Kenya
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