International Waters learning Exchange & Resource Network


7th - 9th December 2009 - Nairobi,Kenya
The purpose of this workshop is to assist projects in creating and managing a project website using the freely available IW:LEARN Toolkit. In addition, related ICT subjects such as GIS and content syndication will be discussed.

Target Audience

The workshop is appropriate for information specialists, IT managers and project members who are responsible for developing and/or maintaining a project website.


  • Participants will gain a comprehensive overview of the Toolkit capabilities and functions including freely available resources on the internet. Participants will also gain hands-on knowledge on how to create, manage and maintain the website with little or no IT knowledge.

  • Participants will be introduced to WebGIS using the Toolkit's GIS module including how it can be used to access data from other GIS map servers on the internet.

  • IW:LEARN will have a better understanding of project needs and develop a joint work


Unlike the other workshops, this will be a self sponsored workshop and projects are required to fully sponsor their appointed project staff attending the workshop.