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

Africa's Food Systems Forum 2023- AGRF 2023 | Side Events Application Now Open

Deadline: 15 June 2023. Africa’s Food Systems Forum 2023 Summit is a premier forum for African agriculture, bringing together stakeholders in the agricultural landscape to take practical actions and share lessons that will move African agriculture forward. To enrich and complement the Forum and to give its partners and other stakeholders an opportunity to highlight their work, the AGRF is inviting partners to submit proposals to convene side events during the Pre-Day in advance of the S

Call for applications: Online course on forest and landscape restoration| Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Deadline: 22 May 2023 The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is pleased to announce a call for applications for young professionals (under 35 years old) living in Africa for an online course on forest and landscape restoration (FLR) in collaboration with the Yale School of the Environment through its Environmental Leadership and Training Initiative (ELTI). The online course will be provided in English and is designed to develop the ability of young people to rais

Summer School Opportunity: Modeling Assisted Migration To Adapt Forests And Ecosystem Services To Climate Change| EVOLTREE

Dates: 30 July - 4 Aug 2023 The Summer School is open to MSc, & Ph.D. students, and Post-Docs in forest research and related disciplines. EVOLTREE will provide financial support to a limited number of candidates. I. Background Forest trees have evolved at species and population levels to adapt to the local environment in which they grow. Such local adaptations lead to genetically differentiated populations, with traits that enable them to adapt to biotic and abiotic stress factors.

Young Voices Awards 2023| Next Generation Foresight Practioners (NGFP)

Deadline: 02 June 2023 Are you a 12-17 year old with a passion to create a better future? Then the Next Generation Foresight Prationers (NGFP) Young Voices award is the perfect opportunity for you!  NGFP in partnership with Teach the Future are looking for young people with innovative ideas and projects to make the world a better place. They recognize the immense potential young people have to shape the world and they are eager to listen, learn and support you as you embark on your fo

Call for papers: Sustainable and Innovative Structures with Bio-Based Materials

Deadline: 31 August 2023 The utilization of bio-based materials in modern building construction is a viable solution to global housing shortages, while at the same time contributing to the mitigation of global warming and achieving carbon neutrality. The special issue of the Engineering Journal “Sustainable and Innovative Structures with Bio-Based Materials” aims to attract global researchers, manufacturers and practitioners to showcase the state-of-the-art, latest innovative stru

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