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Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD)


About this center

The Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) was established in Nairobi – Kenya in under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the then Organization of African Unity (OAU), today African Union (AU). RCMRD is an inter-governmental organization and currently has 20 Contracting Member States in the Eastern and Southern Africa Regions; Botswana, Burundi, Comoros, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somali, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Details

Technical institute
Founded in 1975
8 Courses

Center Locations

Location NameAddress 1Address 2CityProvinceCountry
RCMRD HQNairobi, Kenya KasaraniNairobiNairobiKenya

Courses List

Premium Course

The aim of the course is to provide theoretical and practical cartographic knowledge and skills, relevant to the needs of the industry and society at large. This course trains on the KNEC curriculum using current technologies (i.e GIS, GPS and Remote Sensing) and equipment while ensuring hands on practicals and field work.

  • Diploma
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi (and 1 more)
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Start Date: 1/5/2018 (and 1 more)
  • KSh 107,350

Premium Course

A GIS course helps participants visualize and create information that can be used to make decisions and solve problems. Get an introduction to the basic components of a GIS. Learn fundamental concepts that underlie the use of a GIS with hands-on experience with maps and geographic data.

  • Certificate
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • KSh 50

Premium Course

Land Surveying is crucial to responsible land development. Land Surveyors work with engineers, architects and builders to produce precise descriptions (surveys and maps) of surface features of the Earth. This course bring together skills to all vital tasks needed by Land Surveyors such as boundary surveys, topographic mapping and construction staking.

  • Diploma
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • KSh 107,350

Premium Course

This course covers all areas of information technology from computer networks, programming, database development, Web Design to Internet Security. With the pace at which technology is changing, we strive to ensure our learners stay current with every aspect of it.

  • Diploma
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • KSh 64,450

Premium Course

Land Surveying is crucial to responsible land development. Land Surveyors work with engineers, architects and builders to produce precise descriptions (surveys and maps) of surface features of the Earth. This course bring together skills to all vital tasks needed by Land Surveyors such as boundary surveys, topographic mapping and construction staking.

  • Certificate
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 1 years
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • KSh 99,550

Premium Course

This course equips learners with knowledge on 3D photography as well as triangulation and Remote sensing. It focuses on both Metric Photogrammetry and Interpretive Photogrammetry.

  • Diploma
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • KSh 107,350

Spatial distribution of Natural Resources such as water, forests, arable land and even minerals; their availability and accessibility determines who gets them and who doesn’t. Proper understanding of their distribution can go a long way in enacting laws and policies that will ensure sound management, equitable sharing and environmental protection as we go about their exploitation.

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

Certificate in IT

  • Certificate
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 1 years
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • KSh 64,450