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Short Course: Essential Leader| Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) Conservation

Start of course: 15 February 2021 The Essential LEADER is a short course for actors who are influencing the protected area context at a larger scale, without necessarily working directly inside a protected area: senior staff in a government agency, legislator, national environmental manager etc. This person needs an overall understanding of how protected areas work, what their characteristics are and what they need, as well as knowing the stakes protected areas are facing. He does not require

Training Opportunity| Success - Strategies for Goal Achievement

Course Date: 09 January  - 26 March 2023 Have you ever wondered why some people seem to attract success while others work very hard, but do not achieve what they want? Are you interested in changing your own life and being more successful? Are you a student wanting to have better results? Are you a teacher interested in making your students more responsible for their learning? Then this free course is for you. Success - Strategies for Goal Achievement is a nine week hands-on cour

Opportunity For NGOs in South Africa Working On Women's Empowerment Issues

Deadline: 12 December 2022 Is your organization working in Malawi, South Africa, Zambia, or Zimbabwe? Do you have a programme, intervention, or service focused on issues related to women’s empowerment? Would you like to develop the skills and knowledge to create the biggest impact for your beneficiaries? Scale Accelerator: Women’s Empowerment is a fully-funded consultancy programme for ambitious, locally-led NGOs in Southern Africa working on issues related to women’s emp

Call For Application| Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI)| Regional Leadership Center East Africa|

Deadline: 16 December 2022 Application call for residential Cohorts 49, 50, & 51 is open! Successful applicants will go through an intense 4 weeks of experiential leadership training at the YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa, located at Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya. The Center serves 14 countries in East and Central Africa: Burundi, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Sout

Round 5-Call for Student Applications: Capability Building through Research Stays for Low Emission Agriculture (Full Funded)

Deadline: 1 September 2022 The CLIFF-GRADS Programme invites applications from PhD students from developing countries for short term (4-6 month) scientific training and research on the measurement, modelling and mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions, or carbon storage in agricultural systems relevant to developing countries (this may be in the context of enhancing food security). Research will be conducted in association with CGIAR and GRA scientists. Grants of $12,000 USD will be awarded

Call for applications: Full Funded Short Course on Convivial Conservation

Deadline: 15 July 2022 The Institute of Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) is hosting a 5 day course with Wageningen University, aimed at transforming conservation ideas and practices in Southern Africa in biodiverse rural, urban, land and ocean spaces. This is part of the Oak Foundation Funded Living Landscapes in Action project. The course will be convened by: Prof Moenieba Isaacs: Professor and Academic Coordinator at PLAAS Prof Br

Call for applications: A Spring School in Political Ecology And Political Economy ( Full Funded)

Deadline: 15 July 2022 The Institute for Poverty, Land, and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) at the University of the Western Cape is hosting a Spring School on The Agrarian Question and Contested Rural Futures in Africa, in collaboration with the Global South Studies Center (GSSC) at the University of Cologne and Future Rural Africa, a collaborative research center (CRC) funded by the German Research Council (DFG).  It will take place in person from 12th to 16th September in Cape Town, Sout

Calling High School Students- American-Iraqi Climate Change & Health Teams Addressing Climate Change Project

Deadline: 30 May 2022 Boost your skills, work across cultures, and support climate change and its health impact through a fully funded program provided by the United States Embassy in Iraq. American-Iraqi Climate Change and Health Teams will engage 128 US high school students from throughout the US to work with 128 Iraqi high school students guided by university student mentors from Boston University, Salahaddin University, among other universities and colleges. Students will form teams

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