Mission:

To deliver excellent teaching, research and outreach services in the discipline of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences.

Vision:

Rooting in mathematical and geo-informatic applications in Natural Resources and Environmental Science
Extension:

Program: MSc. Climate Change and Disaster Management

Program type: Masters of Science

Course Length: 2 Years

Course Description:

The Faculty of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences is currently implementing a program on Natural Resource Economics and is in the process of developing both undergraduate and graduate programs. The proposed master’s program is linked to natural resource economics with a focus on climate change and disaster management. The program is unique and the first of its kind in the region focusing on climate change and related disasters which are key issues of National development. The program cuts across several disciplines and is foreseen to be on high demand in the country and region at large. The program is designed to impart skills and knowledge to professionals involved in the design and implementation of interventions to minimize damages of climate change and response to related disasters often with international orientation. Graduates will be in a good position to negotiate compensation deals and the marketing of carbon related transactions. The two year duration course will cover theories and related analytical tools in the following areas: Climatology and climate change, socio-economic methodology, disaster assessment and management, decision modeling and GIS and Spatial Analysis. Thesis research and seminars are also covered comprehensively