RISE Training: Rooftop Garden Construction
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May 24–28, 2016
Organized by: RISE - Research Institute for a Sustainable Environment
Venue: The American University in Cairo
Address: AUC Avenue, P.O Box 74
Fifth Settlement
New Cairo 11835
Admission: Course fee is 1,300 EGP
Website: www.facebook.com/events/685312694940576/

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 Researchers and trainers Dr. Tina Jaskolski, Zander Pellegrino, Sherifa El Alfy, Adam Ezroura, Mohammad Wahba, Hana Zayed and Maria Fernandez will present the course. All speakers have experience building and delivering training about green roofs in Cairo.

The course will take place from 3-7.30 pm on weekdays and from 10 am to 4 pm on weekends. You will receive a RISE certificate after successful completion of the course.

Course fee is 1,300 EGP. Please register your attendance through this link: https://docs.google.com/a/aucegypt.edu/forms/d/1KdPo0mMpMaz7DmJsZAuXEKCV6HNXjXibWIhURQQdaow/edit?usp=sharing_eid&ts=57174e26

After registering, you will receive an automatic email explaining how to pay for the course. Deadline for payment is on May 19 at 5 pm.

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