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Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD)


About this center

The Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) was established in Nairobi – Kenya in under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the then Organization of African Unity (OAU), today African Union (AU). RCMRD is an inter-governmental organization and currently has 20 Contracting Member States in the Eastern and Southern Africa Regions; Botswana, Burundi, Comoros, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somali, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Details

Technical institute
Founded in 1975
8 Courses

Center Locations

Location NameAddress 1Address 2Post CodeCityProvinceCountry
RCMRD HQNairobi, Kenya KasaraniNairobiNairobiKenya

Courses List

The aim of the course is to provide theoretical and practical cartographic knowledge and skills, relevant to the needs of the industry and society at large.This course trains on the KNEC curriculum using current technologies (i.e GIS, GPS and Remote Sensing) and equipment while ensuring hands on practicals and field work.

  • Diploma
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi and Nairobi
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Start Date: 01/01/2017 and 01/05/2019
  • KSh 107,350

A GIS course helps participants visualize and create information that can be used to make decisions and solve problems. Get an introduction to the basic components of a GIS. Learn fundamental concepts that underlie the use of a GIS with hands-on experience with maps and geographic data.

  • Certificate
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Start Date: 10/01/2017
  • KSh 50

This 2 and a half year course combines engineering, architecture, and geography skills to teach students how to establish boundaries of land, water, and airspace so they can successfully determine property ownership, development, and use. Taken on-campus, this Diploma in Land Surveying shows participants how to use new and developing technologies such as GPS, satellite imagery, laser scanning, and fast computing to create complex layers of interconnected geographic information and enhance their knowledge in this field. For those who enjoy challenges, the job of a land surveyor is full of opportunities for growth. Many industries cannot function without the use of a surveyor's ex...

  • Diploma
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Start Date: 01/06/2017
  • KSh 107,350

Certificate in IT

  • Certificate
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 1 years
  • Start Date: Flexible start
  • KSh 64,450

Spatial distribution of Natural Resources such as water, forests, arable land and even minerals; their availability and accessibility determines who gets them and who doesn’t. Proper understanding of their distribution can go a long way in enacting laws and policies that will ensure sound management, equitable sharing and environmental protection as we go about their exploitation.

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Start Date: Flexible start
  • Price on application

This course equips learners with knowledge on 3D photography as well as triangulation and Remote sensing. It focuses on both Metric Photogrammetry and Interpretive Photogrammetry.

  • Diploma
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Start Date: Flexible start
  • KSh 107,350

This two year Diploma in Information Technology (IT) has been designed to prepare students with the skills and knowledge required to become IT specialists who are able to meet the needs of contemporary businesses. Taken on-campus at the Regional Centre For Mapping of Resources For Development (RCMRD), this course will equip trainees with the knowledge to perform system operation duties, system analysis, as well as design and development duties, keeping them competitive within the industry. IT is a fast-growing field with continual changes in hardware, software, and procedures and effective use of it enables businesses to serve customers better, access more information, be more f...

  • Diploma
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Start Date: Flexible start
  • KSh 119,100
  • Total

This eighteen moth certificate course has been designed to teach students the basic fundamentals of land surveying including how to establish boundaries, write descriptions for legal documents, take measurements, and prepare sites and charts. Taken on-campus at the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), learning for this course will be done with current technologies and equipment, with particular emphasis on hands-on practical and field work. For those who enjoy challenges, the job of a land surveyor is full of opportunities for growth. Many industries cannot function without the use of a surveyor's expertise, which makes professionals in this field ve...

  • Certificate
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi and Nairobi
  • Duration: 18 months
  • Start Date: 01/01/2019 and 01/05/2019
  • KSh 99,550
  • Total