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2019-03-17
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University of Freiburg
Summer School: Integrated Land Use Systems
The summer school - Integrated Land Use Systems will take place in July 2019 based in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany. The programme is designed for international graduate students, consultants, and land-use professionals as well as for young scientists working in the fields of forest, agricultural, and environmental sciences, geography, rural development, land-use planning, landscape ecology, and other related fields of natural resource management…
Grants & Funding
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2019-05-01
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The World Conservation Union in the Netherlands (IUCN-Netherlands)
IUCN
The World Conservation Union in the Netherlands (IUCN-Netherlands) provides grants up to €85 thousand for the purchase and protection of threatened wildlife habitats and vulnerable ecosystems in Central Asia, Asia-Pacific countries, Africa, the MENA region, and Latin America. The grants are to qualified and experienced local non-profit conservation organizations.
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Futurelearn
futurelearn
The University of East Anglia (UAE) offers a 5 week free online course on environmental justice and environmental problems featuring topics like deforestation, biodiversity loss, climate change and other environmental issues. The course is designed for people who are already working on environmental problems and seeks to address environmentalists from all around the world.
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2019-03-31
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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Global Symposium on Soil Erosion
The Global Symposium on Soil Erosion (GSER19) will be a science-policy meeting, held over three days, from 15-17 May, at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) headquarters in Rome, Italy. The main objective is to establish a common platform to present and discuss the latest information on the status of interventions and innovations in the field of soil erosion and related land management. The Organizing Committee of the Global Symposium…
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Acção Académica Para O Desenvolvimento Das Comunidades Rurai (ADECRU) (Mozambique), Both ENDS, ENDA Pronat (Senegal), Fórum Mulher (Mozambique), GROOTS Kenya, LANDac, the Land Portal Foundation and OXFAM Novib
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Register for this Webinar: Realizing women’s land rights in Africa
This webinar will feature experiences from several grassroots initiatives and highlight how they fight for women’s improved access to and control over land and other natural resources and to scale up women’s land rights. Panelists will address the following questions: Why do women’s land rights remain an issue with so much attention focusing on it? What went wrong? What are good practices in achieving success towards women’s land rights and what…

The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) Capacity Building Marketplace is an exchange platform for those seeking and offering knowledge, training and opportunities related to the UNCCD’s mandate regarding the issues of capacity building. These resources are helpful for anyone working toward land degradation neutrality (LDN).

The Capacity Building Marketplace supports students, grassroots movements, professionals, researchers, civil society organizations (CSOs), farmers’ organizations and the general public to develop their full potential regarding sustainable land management practices to address drought and land degradation.

The Marketplace addresses the creation, strengthening and building of capacity as it relates to mitigation and adaptation to drought and desertification in concrete ways.

Here on the Marketplace you can:

  • Share and find experiences and new ideas
  • Increase your knowledge and skills
  • Be informed about capacity building efforts globally
  • Directly influence the Marketplace’s future content

If you have any questions or would like to provide feedback, please contact UNCCD Capacity Building Officer, Richard Byron-Cox via email rbyroncox [at] unccd.int or phone +49 2288 152 827.