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PREMACA II "Conflict Transformation" Asia Edition 2021

2021-05-14 by Laura

ASIA EDITION - PREMACA II "Conflict Transformation" - 2021

Module II - ONLINE | Week 23 | Date: 7-11 June 2021 | Application deadline: 30th May

ICH unites once more with IFC's Hydro Environmental and Social Advisory program to deliver the second module of the

ICH PREMACA Series - Conflict Transformation- 

Brought to the Asia region with the support of NORAD and the governments of Australia, Norway, Japan and Korea. 
This is sure to be a popular event so please register your interest and commit to the
next step in developing your skills!




202149 ONLINE Waterways Management Indonesia

2021-05-13 by Tom

Online program for Indonesia only - Waterways Management containing the following topics:

1. Components in the waterway
- Dams and reservoirs
- Gates and intakes
- Tunnels and penstocks
- MIV and turbines
2. Energy management and waterway operations 
- Basics of energy management 
- Optimisation of waterway operations
3. Sediment handling
- Sediment build-up in reservoir (volume reduction)
- Sediments effect on waterway components (erosion effects)
- Sediment mitigation strategies
4. Stability of waterways 
- Basic introduction of theory and practice
- Water hammers 
- Mass oscillations
5. Maintenance of waterway components

This training program will be followed up towards the end of 2021, as a physical course in Indonesia if the covid situation allows, otherwise as another online event. The follow-up wil focus on Strategic Operation and Maintenance of Hydropower plants.

Deadline for application is May 28 and accepantce notice will be given by May 31 if you are accepted for the program. Please fill in your background details diligently, and explain why this training will benefit your work situation and your company under the comments section in the application.

You can access the application portal through the website or directly at . You will need to register as a user first and then fill in your background details before you can apply for the training.





Environmental, Human Rights & Governance Considerations in Renewable Energy Projects – Impact Assessment Context - AFRICA 2021

2021-05-07 by Carole

This course directly complements the existing ESIA programmes and presents an opportunity to support Africa's RE sector in positioning itself to better harness the advantages of having ESG values and being human rights compliant.

Gaining through Training

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Annual Report 2020

2021-05-07 by Line

The ICH Annual Report can be downloaded here. 

Environmental Monitoring- Module II- Latin America and the Caribbean 2021

2021-05-05 by Laura

ICH Environmental Monitoring Series course - Module II - Latin America and the Caribbean 2021. VIrtual training.

"The Environmental and Social Supervision"  21-23 June 2021


 This second module,  aims to evaluate compliance with the measures established in the Environmetal and Social Action Planthe update requirements to be consistent with the needs of the venture, the identification of unforeseen and potential impact incidents facilitating the decision-making when it comes to environmental performance and corrective measures under the continuous improvement approach. 

Complete brochure here!



Small Hydropower Development 2021

2021-04-16 by Laura


This virtual version aims to integrate knowledge and reinforce the foundation
concepts form a sustainable approach. In this virtual training course participants will find
solutions for challenging small hydropower projects from a civil, mechanical and
electrical engineering perspective.

The course is a foundation training delivered online, leading to face-to-face training in Norway as
soon as international travel is able to resume.

31st  May to June 4th


Application deadline 10 th May 2021

Detailed Course Brochure


We are now CPD accredited and certified!!!

2021-03-31 by Carole

Earn CPD credits through ICH training programmes

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Instrumentation and Monitoring for Dam Safety in Africa

2021-03-16 by Carole

This pilot course is a comprehensive addition to the fundamentals covered in previous ICH Dam Safety Africa trainings. It will provide participants with in-depth practical examples of dam safety monitoring, key elements involved in designing and managing these programs, whilst offering tools for effective inspection, monitoring, risk assessment, operation, and maintenance of dams. 

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Detailed course brochure


Introduction to Asset Management and its Application to Hydropower in Africa

2021-03-08 by Carole

This introduction to Asset Management course will focus on the fundamentals and concept applications of asset management in hydropower.

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Detailed course brochure 



Environmental monitoring, 2021

2021-02-05 by Line

Read more about our first international course in 2021 here.

Welcome to 2021!

2021-02-04 by Line

Stay safe everyone!

2020-04-30 by Line

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2018-08-15 by Laura Bull


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