Dr Katharine Vincent and Ms Tracy Cull have just completed the fourth rollout of the University of the Witwatersrand’s short professional training course on Introduction to Vulnerability Risk Assessment in Johannesburg. The National Qualifications Foundation (NQF) Level 5-rated course was attended by over 20 vulnerability assessment professionals from various national and local government departments in South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Botswana, and Tanzania. Dr Alec Joubert made a guest presentation on the interpretation of seasonal forecasts and their use in disaster risk reduction. Course evaluations praised the interactive nature of the course, and the quality of training material and presentations. The course is next due to run on 11-15th April 2011, and more information is available on the Wits Enterprise website.
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