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HUC Online Course Series
Himalayan University Consortium (HUC)
19 May 2020 to
04 June 2020
This online course provides participants with conceptual understanding and applied knowledge on water, energy, and food systems, with an emphasis on development in the Hindu Kush Himalaya. Drawing on the experience of the instructor Prof. Christopher Scott (Director of the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy, University of Arizona, USA; and ICIMOD Mountain Chair 2020–22) and globally recognized experts, the interactive course will showcase new insights into the water–energy–food nexus.
The seminar will address the following list of topics:
Thus, seminar participants will learn about physical and social science approaches to water management and policy.
The course is most suitable for the following audiences. However, if you don’t fit into any of the following categories but still feel you too can benefit from the course, please do apply and we will consider your application.
The following is a list of provisional topics and speakers. All sessions will be held on Tuesdays or Thursdays at 10:00–11:00 am Nepal Standard Time (UTC+05:45).
Please click on the ‘ENROLL’ button on this page to register your interest in the course and let us know about your motivation to join the course. If you face any difficulty accessing the form, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org mentioning the nature of the problem.
We will reach out only to shortlisted and selected participants through email with further instructions to join the course.
Please note that enrolling into the course would require your commitment to attend at least 4 sessions from the schedule. Participants attending all 6 sessions will be eligible to receive a digital certificate.
The event is being organized by HUC in partnership with Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy, University of Arizona.
HUC – an initiative under ICIMOD’s Regional Programme on Mountain Knowledge and Action Networks (MKAN) – has a mandate to develop an effective, sustainable network of universities in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region in collaboration with academic, research, and knowledge-generating and exchange institutions both within and outside the HKH region. HUC currently consists of 76 full members from eight HKH countries and 17 associate members from other parts of the world.