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Country
Application date
2018-05-26
Language

English

Organization
United Nations Development Program (UNDP)
Satellite based crop and drought monitoring
UNDP Sudan developed a country programme for 2018-21 with the aim to promote democratic governance and rule of law, community stabilization, addressing vulnerability to climate change and promoting equitable access to basic services in consultation with the development partners. One of the ongoing projects under climate change adaptation portfolio is Climate Risk Finance project (2014-18). The aim of the project is to avail financial services are…
Fellowships
Grants & Funding
Application date
2018-06-04
Language

English

Organization
World Bank Group
Masters Fellowship for African Female Scientists
Applications are invited for the World Bank/ACE II Masters Fellowships for African female scientists. Priority areas include agriculture, among others. Selected fellows will receive financial support that covers tuition fees, living expenses, research, and travel. Females under 35 years of age from Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia are eligible to apply.
Training
Grants & Funding
Application date
2018-06-06
Language

English

Organization
Eastern Africa Farmers Federation & The International Fund for Agricultural Development
Support for Young Farmers in Africa
The Eastern Africa Farmers Federation in partnership with IFAD calls for innovative ideas from rural youth groups in agriculture and agribusiness related enterprises. Young farmers will receive technical support, mentorship, access to potential funders/investors and other partnership opportunities. Eligibility extends to groups or individual farmers (35 years or less) from Kenya, Uganda, Burundi, and Rwanda.
Professional
Fellow
Post-doc
Start date
Language

English

Organization
University of Bristol
Postdoctoral Research Associate - Water and Environmental Management Research Centre
This post is for a highly motivated individual wishing to join the Water and Environmental Management Research Centre (WEMRC) as a Postdoctoral Research Associate (PDRA). The PDRA will work on a project jointly funded by British Council in the UK and Science and Technology Development Fund (STDF) in Egypt. The purpose of this role is to study climate change adaptation to manage the risks of extreme hydrological and weather events for food…
Professional
Fellow
Post-doc
Country
Application date
2018-06-14
Language

English

Organization
Teagasc
Post Doctoral Research Fellow - Irish Land Uses Project
The Rural Economy and Development Programme (of which the Agricultural Economics and Farm Surveys Department is a part) is a research programme of Teagasc, the Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority, whose primary mandate is to conduct social science research on topics related to quality of life, rural, agricultural and food issues. The candidate will be part of an interdisciplinary team that will integrate a number of pre-existing…

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.

Topic
capacity building