Protecting the Environment and Future Conservation Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research
Price: KWD 300

Course details

This course is framed to provide sufficient knowledge on land degradation and rehabilitation within desert ecosystems. Assessment and monitoring, determining the nature and causes of land degradation and selection of appropriate strategies to control desertification and rehabilitation scheme will be the main core of the course. The course will include various lectures, discussions, assignments, field trips and detailed laboratory analysis.


At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Gain knowledge of various mechanisms affecting land degradation
  • Evaluate land degradation and combating desertification
  • Determine the impact of land degradation on natural biodiversity and terrestrial environment


Diploma/B.Sc degree or equivalent in biology, agriculture, geology, geography, and chemistry environmental engineering


Participant should have academic degree or equivalent, and knowledge of English and Arabic to understand the lectures and discussions.

About Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research

KISR is a pioneering, independent, national institute of scientific excellence. KISR’s initial role was dedicated to developing three fields of national importance: petroleum, desert agriculture, and marine biology. Since then, KISR’s role and responsibilities have expanded greatly to include the advancement of national industry and the undertaking of studies to address key challenges, such as the preservation of the environment, sustainable management of Kuwait’s natural resources, responsible management of water and energy, and development of innovative methods of agriculture.

KISR’s approach to meeting challenges is distinguished by a culture of openness, a commitment to our clients, and an integrated, cross-disciplinary approach. KISR routinely embarks on strategic partnerships with other regional and international institutes, agencies, and academic bodies, allowing an exchange of knowledge and expertise. Today, KISR is home to over 580 researchers and engineers and over 100 laboratories, housed at 8 locations, with growth expected through the implementation of a new strategic plan. KISR conducts scientific research and performs technological consultations, often in partnership with other regional and international institutions, for governmental and industrial clients in Kuwait, the Gulf region, and the rest of the world. These partnerships, driven by a philosophy of collaboration that runs deep within our culture, help build up our knowledge base, and facilitate the free flow of information, data, and expertise. This adds value to our clients’ business and ensures that the resources needed to confront the challenges They face are always available on demand.

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