Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Thursday, October 6, 2016 Conference. Post Ebola in Mano Region. Silver Spring, Maryland

Support your fellow BEMA member, Morris Koffa and his organization, African Environmental Watch Thursday, October 6, 2016 from 9am-3pm at the Silver Spring, Maryland Civic Building for an ‘International Conference for Post Ebola Capacity Building for the Mano River Union (MRU)’.

Speakers, guest, and presenters will include:  Mel Foote (CFA),  African Ambassador Corps from MRU, Charles Sharp (BEMA), State of Maryland Officials, USAID, and others.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Emergency Management Academics, Real World Experience, and Lack of Credentials (PhD)

Will HBCU’s and our communities constantly be ‘behind the curve’ in homeland security and emergency management curricula because our experience comes from real world crisis, or military experience?

More and more of our members are obtaining higher academic credentials.

An Ivy League professor on why colleges don’t hire more faculty of color: ‘We don’t want them’


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Friday, September 23, 2016

Africa. The five regions:. North, South, East, West, Central Africa

North Africa
North Africa MapNorth Africa or Northern Africa is the northernmost region of Africa. The United Nations definition of "North Africa" includes seven countries and territories; 

Tunisia, and
Western Sahara.

Central Africa Africa (as used by the United Nations when categorising geographic subregions) is an analogous term that includes , 
 Republic of the Congo,
Democratic Republic of the Congo,
Central African Republic,Chad
Equatorial Guinea,
Gabon, and
São Tomé and Príncipe.


West Africa of Africa, is the westernmost subregion of Africa. West Africa has been defined as including the 18 countries 
the island of Cape Verde, 
the island of Saint Helena, 

East Africa
Easterly region of the African continent, variably defined by geography or geopolitics. In the United Nations Statistics Division scheme of geographic regions, 20 territories constitute

Eastern Africa:
·        TanzaniaKenyaUgandaRwandaBurundi and South Sudan – in Central East Africa, are members of the East African Community (EAC). The first five are also included in the African Great Lakes region. Burundi and Rwanda are sometimes also considered to be part of Central Africa.
·        DjiboutiEritreaEthiopia and Somalia – collectively known as the Horn of Africa.
·        ComorosMauritius and Seychelles – small island nations in the Indian Ocean.
·        Réunion and Mayotte – French overseas territories also in the Indian Ocean.
·        Mozambique and Madagascar – often considered part of Southern Africa, on the eastern side of the sub-continent. Madagascar has close cultural ties to Southeast Asia and the islands of the Indian Ocean.
·        MalawiZambia and Zimbabwe – often also included in Southern Africa, and formerly of the Central African Federation.

South Africa
Southern Africa, generally includes: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
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Monday, September 19, 2016

Education. COURSERA. September 19, 2016

Ready to learn something new?

Introduction to Sustainability

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Starts Oct 10, 2016

Turn Down the Heat: From Climate Science to Action

The World Bank Group
Available Now

Introduction to Environmental Law and Policy

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Starts Oct 03, 2016

The Age of Sustainable Development

Columbia University
Starts Sep 26, 2016

Greening the Economy: Lessons from Scandinavia

Lund University
Starts Sep 12, 2016

Climate Change Mitigation in Developing Countries

University of Cape Town
Starts Oct 31, 2016

Municipal Solid Waste Management in Developing Countries

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Starts Sep 19, 2016

Designing Cities

University of Pennsylvania
Starts Oct 03, 2016

Animal Behaviour

The University of Melbourne
Available Now

Sustainable Food Production Through Livestock Health Management

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Starts Oct 17, 2016

Global Warming I: The Science and Modeling of Climate Change

The University of Chicago
Starts Oct 03, 2016

Subsistence Marketplaces

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Starts Sep 26, 2016

Introduction to Thermodynamics: Transferring Energy from Here to There

University of Michigan
Starts Oct 03, 2016

Our Earth's Future

American Museum of Natural History
Starts Sep 19, 2016

Wind Energy

Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
Starts Oct 10, 2016

The Technology of Music Production

Starts Sep 19, 2016

Think Again IV: How to Avoid Fallacies

Duke University
Starts Sep 26, 2016

Introduction to Genetics and Evolution

Duke University
Starts Oct 10, 2016

Genetics and Society: A Course for Educators

American Museum of Natural History
Starts Oct 03, 2016

Global Health: An Interdisciplinary Overview

University of Geneva
Starts Sep 26, 2016

Securing Digital Democracy

University of Michigan
Starts Oct 03, 2016

Algorithms on Strings

University of California, San Diego, Higher School of Economics
Starts Sep 19, 2016

Oil & Gas Industry Operations and Markets

Duke University
Starts Oct 12, 2016

Developing Your Musicianship

Starts Sep 19, 2016

TESOL Certificate, Part 2: Teach English Now!

Arizona State University | 4 Course Specialization

Functional Programming in Scala

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne | 5 Course Specialization

Foundations of Marketing Analytics

Emory University | 6 Course Specialization

Photography Basics and Beyond: From Smartphone to DSLR

Michigan State University | 5 Course Specialization

Investment and Portfolio Management

Rice University | 5 Course Specialization

Cybersecurity: Developing a Program for Your Business

University System of Georgia | 4 Course Specialization

Java Programming and Software Engineering Fundamentals

Duke University | 5 Course Specialization

An Introduction to Programming the Internet of Things (IOT)

University of California, Irvine | 6 Course Specialization

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