Food Security and Agriculture

Training Course on GIS for WASH Programs

Course Overview

This course offers will introduce participants to the application of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) programs. This course is designed for professionals and practitioners working in the WASH sector who want to harness the power of spatial analysis and visualization to improve planning, decision-making, and implementation of WASH projects.

Through practical examples and hands-on exercises, participants will learn how GIS can enhance the understanding and management of water resources, sanitation facilities, and hygiene practices. They will gain the necessary skills to collect, analyze, and visualize spatial data related to WASH, enabling them to identify patterns, assess needs, and target interventions more effectively.

Course Duration

Online Training: 6 days

Classroom Training: 5 days

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to GIS for WASH Programs

  • Understanding the Role of GIS in the WASH Sector
  • Overview of key concepts and Principles of GIS
  • Introduction to GIS software and tools for WASH applications
  • Introduction to spatial data types and sources for WASH programs

Module 2: Data Collection and Management for WASH

  • Methods and techniques for collecting spatial data in WASH programs
  • Data quality assurance and management
  • Georeferencing and spatial data integration
  • Introduction to WASH data standards and interoperability

Module 3: Spatial Analysis for WASH Decision Making

  • Spatial analysis techniques for water resource management
  • Identifying suitable locations for water supply and sanitation facilities
  • Watershed analysis and catchment delineation
  • Spatial analysis for targeting and prioritizing WASH interventions

Module 4: Visualization and Mapping for WASH

  • Cartographic principles for WASH maps
  • Creating thematic maps to visualize WASH data
  • Designing interactive and informative WASH dashboards
  • Web mapping for sharing WASH information and engaging stakeholders

Module 5: GIS in WASH Project Planning and Monitoring

  • Integrating GIS into WASH project planning and design
  • Monitoring and evaluation using GIS for WASH programs
  • Case studies and best practices in GIS applications for WASH
  • Developing a GIS implementation plan for WASH projects

Note: This outline provides a general structure for a 5-day training program on GIS in WASH programs. The specific content, activities, and duration of each session may be adjusted based on the target audience, learning objectives, and available time.

Classroom Training Schedule

Start Date End Date Location Cost Apply
Jul 15, 2024 Jul 19, 2024 Nairobi $ 1000 Register
Aug 19, 2024 Aug 23, 2024 Nairobi $ 1000 Register
Sep 23, 2024 Sep 27, 2024 Nairobi $ 1000 Register
Oct 28, 2024 Nov 01, 2024 Nairobi $ 1000 Register
Dec 02, 2024 Dec 06, 2024 Nairobi $ 1000 Register

Virtual Training Schedule

Start Date End Date Location Cost Apply
Jun 24, 2024 Jun 29, 2024 Online $ 400 Register
Jul 29, 2024 Aug 03, 2024 Online $ 400 Register
Sep 02, 2024 Sep 07, 2024 Online $ 400 Register
Oct 07, 2024 Oct 12, 2024 Online $ 400 Register
Nov 11, 2024 Nov 16, 2024 Online $ 400 Register
Dec 16, 2024 Dec 21, 2024 Online $ 400 Register

Registration Process

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Group Discounts

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Course Language

This Training course is offered in ENGLISH . Please indicate the language of choice during registration.

Training Approach

Our instructor-led trainings use well guided presentations, practical exercises, and group acivities. Participants are encouraged to bring any data relevant to their job responsibilities. Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.


Upon completion of training, the participant will be issued with a certificate of Completion.

Post Training Support

Our commitment our clients success extends beyond the training program. We offer ongoing 3 months support through Q&A sessions, online forums, and access to our expert instructors.

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