UNU-LRT offers short courses in selected partner countries in land restoration, sustainable land management and its interrelations to climate change. UNU-LRT provides financial, technical and expert support to the courses, in cooperation with partner institutions in the respective host countries of the short courses. Local as well as international experts deliver the courses with assistance of former UNU-LRT six-month training fellows. The outcome of the short courses is the gained knowledge and skills of the attending participants, increased capacity of partner institutions to deal with challenges of land degradation, food insecurity and climate change as well as the course material. The first UNU-LRT short course will take place in 2017 in Kasese District in Uganda.