RISE Training: Rooftop Garden Construction
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Aug 9, 2015 8:00am–4:00pm
Organized by: RISE - Research Institute for a Sustainable Environment
Venue: RISE - Research Institute for a Sustainable Environment
Address: AUC The American University in Cairo, El Tagamoa El Khames, Cairo, Egypt, 11835
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1632962173607379/

The Research Institute for a Sustainable Environment - RISE's training programs focus on practical on-the-job agricultural assignments, along with a collective comprehension of up-to-date theories. Our training facilities are located at The American University in Cairo (AUC) New Cairo campus and Sadat City Station. We are committed to providing high-quality practical training that would contribute to improving technical skills of labor force in the agriculture field.

In this training, participants will learn how to design and implement a rooftop garden in Cairo. Learn about different types of rooftop gardens, design a garden, and learn how to mix growing media, how to install a rooftop irrigation system and how to plant. This course is delivered on RISE's green roof and includes fieldwork at a rooftop garden construction site in greater Cairo. RISE Research Coordinator Tina Jaskolski and RISE Research Associate Starr Brainard will present the course. Both speakers have experience building and training about green roofs in Cairo.

Course fee is 1300LE. Please register your attendance through this link:https://docs.google.com/a/aucegypt.edu/forms/d/1u22w2zQ4tmblAhzi1w_-8OglyhO9H82ue4VsojiBlg8/viewform
After registering, you will be sent an email explaining how to pay for the course. Fee deadline is August 6.

The course will take place in the RISE classroom, Site Office, AUC New Cairo Campus. Visit here for directions: http://www.aucegypt.edu/Sustainability/Rise/Pages/Contact-Us.aspx

For questions, please email rise@aucegypt.edu.
For more information about the RISE training programs offered, please visit http://www.aucegypt.edu/Sustainability/Rise/Pages/Training.aspx.