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South Asia Regional Infrastructure Connectivity - Training Component (SARIC)
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The South Asia Regional Infrastructure Connectivity (SARIC) program is an Australian Government funded $32 million initiative that commenced in early 2020 with the goal of the identifying a pipeline of transport and energy projects that connect the economies of the South Asia region, to be financed by a mix of public and private financing. SARIC will run until mid-2024.
DFAT has a requirement for the provision of short course training and networking services as a component of SARIC.
The short course training and networking services are for:
Individuals from the public and private sector directly involved in the preparation and/or eventual delivery of the projects identified in (1) above; and
Senior decision makers in the infrastructure sector, covering private and public sector officials, academics, and senior civil society members.
The training component methodology will emphasise regional cooperation and networking both within South Asia and between South Asia and Australia. Course delivery may also provide opportunities for participants to engage with Australian private and public expertise and visit similar projects implemented in Australia.
The training component will provide support for the development and nurturing of networks of professionals in the region made up of individuals who have participated in training, preferably anchored in an existing regional mechanism to assist longer term sustainability.
Timeframe for asking questions will close on 5 February 2021
Commencing 1 July 2021 - Ending 30 June 2025.