Sustainability Training

Eedama offers trainings that typically range from 1 to 5 days of interactive courses and workshops. They can potentially include site visits and outdoor activities. Through our training programs, participants will gain an in-depth understanding of specific topics related to green energy and sustainability topics.

The programs consists of a series of technical training sessions about processes that are environmentally friendly, from energy to buildings, from innovation to agriculture.

Programs

All of Eedama's trainings are directed by highly experienced professionals and eminent scientists.
The programs are customizable and can be tailored upon requests and eligible for private and group sessions.
They can be adapted for various age groups and audiences.
Sessions can be delivered online or offline.
They're available as a 1-day program up to 7 days programs.

The environmental crisis: origins, manifestations and challenges

How did we get to the major environmental crisis the world is enduring today? Is the Gulf region’s development sustainable? What are the possible solutions?
This session offers an introduction to the topic of sustainable development, with a focus on the Gulf Region. The training covers, without entering into details, various topics related to Sustainable Agriculture, Plant-based Water Treatment Facilities, Start-ups, Innovation, Impact, Purpose, Renewable Energy, Technologies and Markets. We will go through the challenges that the region encounters, then talk about existing mitigation strategies locally and globally, and finally discuss possible solutions and even market opportunities.
Level
Discovery (level 1)
Duration
6 hours
Main Thematic
Sustainability
Optional Add-ons
- Suggested field trips: all our field trips are suitable as add-on to this training.
- Meeting with local entrepreneurs (details upon request).

Food, Agroecology and Alternative Agriculture

In the wake of growing concerns over the future of food security, this program is dedicated to people actively interested in exploring sustainable food cycle systems inspired by agroecological principles and techniques. It comes as a perfect hands-on illustration of studies related to agriculture, agro-ecology and food safety (Agriculture engineering studies, Permaculture Design Course, Nutrition studies...).

Circular & Sharing Economy, Innovation and Sustainability

Is technology good or bad for sustainable development? How can the world evolve towards more sustainable economic models? How should our society evolve to incorporate more sustainable practices? This workshop closely examines novel practices and business models that incorporate closed-loop thinking to reduce ecological impact and improve profitability. We’ll analyze the human impact on the environment, and discuss the challenges and opportunities created by Technological innovations, while introducing the origins, concept and the benefits of the “Circular Economy” using concrete examples of business models and existing start-up.
Level
Empowerment (level 2)
Duration
6 hours
Main Thematic
Sustainable consumption
Optional Add-ons
- Suggested field trips: Clean-up and Yoga, Recycling facility
- Meeting with local entrepreneurs is very much recommended (details upon request)

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Waste and Trash Management

This training focused on the reduction of waste and garbage production. It gives an overview of the overall available resources and how it translates into limitations in our daily lives. It gives hints on how to develop efficient processes inside any organization: A school, a company, a farm... It is particularly well adapted to the Ramadan period.

The training is by default for general audience but can as well be adapted to specific audiences such as maintenance, cleaning and facilities’ management personnel. After a general introduction, the training addresses the collection and sorting of trash as well as bins management. The students will also learn how to implement an awareness campaign to increase engagement. Finally, the topics of composting and gardening may be discussed, depending on location, level and field trip add-ons.
Level
Discovery (level 1) to Empowerment (level 2)
Duration
6 hours
Main Thematic
Sustainable consumption

Sustainable Mobility and Transport

Mobility is one of the major challenges of our time. Shipping goods and consumables, mass tourism, daily commutes, leisure travels… The number of kilometers travelled every year is exponentially increasing. Transport has also become a major contributor to the overall air pollution, both in terms of greenhouse gasses emissions and public health.
This workshop offers an exploration of Middle Eastern cities with regards to their relation to transport and mobility through 3 case studies: Masdar City (Abu Dhabi).
Dubai (subject to permissions from Dubai municipality and RTA. The client might be involved in the requests.) Beirut.
We will discuss the relationship between climate change and transport, the concepts of mobility and micro mobility (walking, cycling, small electric vehicles, bus, metro), compare the energy efficiency or different means of transportation, and address the questions of urban planning and accessibility.
Level
Discovery (level 1) to Empowerment (level 2)
Duration
1 day
Main Thematic
Sustainable transportation

Tailor-made Trainings

Eedama also provides tailor-made training specifically adapted to your company's sector, industry, business and specificities.

Highlights from Eedama Professional Trainings

LLWB
LLWB – Women Led Start up Training 2020
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Omani Youth Vision 2018 Sustainable Innovation Training
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ADSW Training for Masdar Ambassadors Abu Dhabi, 2018
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Waste Management Teacher Training at ICS Abu Dhabi, 2018
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Waste Managment Training for cleaning personnel at Lycee Louis Massignon, 2018
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Education to Sustainable Development Training at Lebanon Support, Beirut, 2018
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Sustainable Development Training at Ministry of Public Works and Infrastructure, Dubai 2016
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Circular Economy, Technology & Innovation Session with Universidad Piloto (Colombia), 2018
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Food Waste & Innovation Training at Zayed University, 2016
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Omani Youth Vision 2017 Sustainable Development Training, 2017