The Institute is the Capacity building arm of ECAS Institute. The Institute is charged with the responsibility of training personnel and professionals in Climate Change, Environmental, Agriculture, Energy and Water related areas in Kenya and across Africa. The Institute has ability to organize and host specialized training courses due to its existing infrastructure, manpower and collaboration with other institutions both locally, regionally and internationally. It offers regular courses and tailor- made courses depending on the training needs. Courses can be offered either in Swahili, English, French, German languages.
The Institute conducts regular syllabus reviews for all its courses to ensure that they remain relevant and also embrace emerging technological changes and advancements. We employ the competency based training approach guided by post course evaluation and market demands.
To train manpower and professionals at all levels for sustainable development while maintaining excellent standards in Education, Training and Research in the fields of Environment, Climate Change, Agriculture, Energy and Water.
To become a world class capacity building institution that provides Education, Training and Research in Environment, Climate Change, Agriculture, Energy and Water and related fields in Africa.
Our Core Objectives
Offer quality education and training that conform to accepted competency frameworks as well as regional and national labor policies and standards, in order to develop skills and competences of professional and personnel in environment, climate change, agriculture,, energy, wildlife, water and related fields in Africa.
Maintain close collaboration with National and International training organizations and partners. The institute has enhanced collaboration with other institutions, e.g. the Institute for Climate Change and Adaptation at the University of Nairobi, the Climate Change Directorate among others.
Prioritizing human and institutional capacity building.
Raising awareness at various levels on environment and climate change issues and increasing the involvement of county/local and national governmental institutions.
Developing and, where appropriate, promoting exchange of best practices, experiences, and information , including financial resources, case studies and tools for capacity building.
Ensuring the long-term sustainability of capacity building activities is achieved through integration in planning processes.
Accessing financial and technical resources through partnerships and collaboration with multilateral and bilateral agencies and the private sector.
Applying learning-by-doing approaches for capacity-building by supporting various types of capacity-building activities, projects and programme at the national and local levels.