SMHI International Training Program: East Africa Climate Change-Mitigation and Adaptation Program

Deadline: 20 December 2017

The Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI) is inviting organisations from Ethiopia, Kenya and Rwanda to nominate candidates for the Advanced International Training Programme Climate change – Mitigation and Adaptation. This round of the training programme has a special focus on Water resources incl. agriculture.

The overall objective of this training programme is to combat the negative impacts of climate change on vulnerable people living in poverty by increasing knowledge, strengthening institutions, and developing capacity related to climate change in the co-operating countries. This shall be achieved through supporting processes of change in organisations responsible for taking national strategies/policies into action on national, district or local level.


  • Valuable exchange of knowledge and experience
  • Build and expand international and national networks
  • Initiate capacity building and organizational change

Eligibility Criteria

  • Only candidates nominated by the appropriate organisation and in accordance with national rules will be considered.
  • The programme is primarily intended for individuals who have key positions in organisations related to national, regional or local community planning, who are actively involved in strategic decision making.
  • Candidates representing government organisations, private companies or NGOs at national, regional or local level are encouraged to apply.
  • The candidates should hold an academic degree or have equivalent knowledge with at least five years of professional working experience. To achieve a good gender balance, applications from qualified women are especially welcome.
  • Candidates who have earlier participated in a training programme financed by Sida cannot apply for this programme.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must download the application form via given website.

Eligible Countries: Ethiopia, Kenya and Rwanda.

For more information, please visit International Training Program.

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