The fully funded Global Youth Summit is back| Cape Town, South Africa 21-25 October 2024

Deadline: 28 May 2024 Global Change maker is thrilled to announce the Global Youth Summit 2024, a fully funded, transformative experience! This year, Global Change makers is inviting young leaders from across the globe to join us in Cape Town, South Africa from 21-25 October 2024. This year’s summit is not just a meeting place but a melting pot of ideas, cultures, and visions for a better future. I. Eligibility Young Changemakers, aged 21-29 and living in any c

Call for papers| Taking stock of work and employment research in the forest sector| Forest Policy and Economics

Deadline: 30 November 2024. I. Background Work and employment generated in the forest sector play a vital role in improving livelihoods and the well-being of people, many of whom are in rural areas across the globe. The sector covers several classifications of economic activities such as forestry and logging, manufacturing of wood and products of wood, manufacturing of pulp, paper and products of paper, and further extends to agroforestry and mangrove forests.  The characteristics

13th Malabo Montpellier Forum| YOUTH AHEAD: Policy Innovations to Create Opportunities for Young People in Africa’s Agrifood Systems.

When: February 14, 2024 Where: Kampala, Uganda & Online (Hybrid) Time: 9:30 – 13:05 (EAT) The Malabo Montpellier Forum provides a platform to facilitate dialogue and exchange among high-level decision-makers on African agriculture, nutrition and food security to promote policy innovation using evidence produced by the Malabo Montpellier Panel, a group of 18 leading African and international experts in agriculture, ecology, nutrition, and food security. Co-Chaired by H.E. Ha

Call for Abstract|2024 Short Rotation Woody Crops International Conference

Deadline: 19 January 2024 Abstract Submission is Now Open for the 2024 Short Rotation Woody Crops International Conference, to be held May 13-16, 2024 in Columbia, Missouri, USA. I. About the conference Hosted by the University of Missouri's Center for Agroforestry, the 2024 Short Rotation Woody Crops International Conference is a joint meeting of the Short Rotation Woody Crops Operations Working Group and the Poplar and Willow Council of Canada that will bring together members

CUSEF Young Leaders Scholarship 2024| One Young World Summit 2024 Montreal, Canada| China-United States Exchange Foundation

Deadline: 31 January 2024 In partnership with the China-United States Exchange Foundation, One Young World is launching the CUSEF Young Leaders Scholarship 2024 to identify eight outstanding young leaders from all over the world. The Scholars will be selected based on their proven positive social impact in tackling global challenges such as climate change, poverty, gender equality and public health. The scholarship will enable eight impactful young leaders who are driving forward positive

Webinar| Agroforestry systems in the world: differences and similarities

Date: 26-27 July 2023 Deadline for registration: 10  July 2023 Agroforestry systems are worldwide distributed, characterised by the multiple productions and benefits, and have a wide variability in the world. The goals of this conference are to analyse and discuss the concepts, productions and their ranking, the species and the strand structure, the management options, the modelling and the practice of agroforestry systems: Are agroforestry systems adapted to climate variabil

Call for Abstracts for Oral and Poster Presentation| 2023 Food Safety Conference of the African Continental Association for Food Protection (ACAFP)

Deadline: 15 July 2023 The 2023 Food Safety Conference of the African Continental Association for Food Protection (ACAFP) will take place in-person in Accra, Ghana from the 7th – 9th November 2023. I. Background Africans suffer the highest burden of foodborne diseases worldwide with an estimated 137,000 deaths and over 91 million illnesses annually. This has huge ramifications on Africa’s economy with estimated losses of $16 billion in annual productivity. Therefore, f

YPARD Workshop Series: "Networking through social media: making your LinkedIn pop."

Date & Time:  May 26, 2023 14:00 GMT Are you familiar with the diverse range of career possibilities that social media can connect you to? Do you ever contemplate how to make your profile more distinctive on social media while also building a valuable network? The Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (YPARD) will be presenting their first installment of social media training sessions on Friday, May 26th, 2023, at 14:00 GMT. This training aims to equip you with the nece

Call for papers: Targeting of the Poor| Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD| University of Arizona

Deadline: 01 August 2023 The Initiative for Agency and Development at the University of Arizona, and the Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD have launched a call for papers on cutting-edge applied evaluation research on targeting of the poor and ultra-poor. The institutions are co-organizing a conference, Targeting of the Poor, at the University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, 8-9 November 2023. The conference will provide a forum for presentation and discussion of the cutting-edge appli

Africa SDGs Mentorship Programme| AIIDEV Africa

Deadline: 24 May 2023 AIIDEV Africa is pleased to introduce the Africa SDGs Mentorship Programme, a six-month unique fellowship that seeks to provide mentorship to young African professionals to enable them to become champions of sustainable development in their respective countries.  The goal of the Africa SDGs Mentorship Programme is to equip young African professionals to become champions of sustainable development in their respective countries. The program is in line with

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