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Capacity Building Marketplace ​

Georg Forster Research Award


The Georg Forster Research Award supports the work of accomplished researchers from a developing or transition country, who are expected to continue to develop research-based solutions to specific challenges facing transition and developing countries.
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A new local food & sustainability global web platform


GrowSocial, a new community connection and collaborative online tool connecting people in the local and sustainable food movements, is raising funds to build a global web platform aimed at building resilient communities while preserving soil.
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6th Training Course for Youth Leaders of the African Diaspora Living in Europe


The North-South Centre of the Council of Europe in co-operation with the African Diaspora Youth Network in Europe (ADYNE) is organizing the 6th Capacity-Building Training Course for Youth Leaders of the African Diaspora Living in Europe to be held from the 8th to the 15th November 2015.
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First Draft of New Climate Change Agreement


The first comprehensive draft of the universal agreement on climate change is issued. Article 8 of this first draft stipulates the importance of capacity building.
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E-learning course: Introduction to Water Diplomacy


Do you know to want more about Water Diplomacy? This course seeks to raise awareness on the current state of freshwater resources worldwide, thereby emphasising the need for adequate diplomatic solutions to manage the resources.
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International Development Small Grants Programme


The Scottish Government’s International Development Small Grants Programme provides project funding to support projects that help some of the world’s poorest countries and fit within the Scottish Government’s International Development Policy.
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Funding for Short-Term Scientific Missions


Financial support to carry out Short-Term Scientific Missions  that  will  specifically contribute  to  the  scientific  objectives  of  this  COST  Action. 
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Peope 4 Soil


"People 4 Soil" is a free and open network of European NGOs, research institutes, farmers associations and environmental groups concerned about land degradation and desertification issues.
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 Contact Information
Richard Byron-Cox , UNCCD Capacity Building Officer
Main Contact Email:
Contact details : +49-2288152827

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