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Volunteers wanted: Expert Readers for UNCCD Land for Life Award


The UNCCD secretariat is currently seeking expert volunteers background knowledge in land, soil, sustainable land management or desertification, to help screen applications for the 2014 Land for Life Award.
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University of Sussex: Commonwealth Scholarships


The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan is one of the largest and most prestigious scholarships schemes for international study.
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E-learning course: Improved Drought Forecasting and Warning


This e-learning course aims to provide the participant with an in depth understanding of drought early warning and forecasting.
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Call for proposals- IGAD Regional Civil Society Drylands Governance Facility


Intergovernmental Authority on Development in Eastern Africa (IGAD) calls Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to apply for support to engage effectively with regional environment issues.
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Deadline extended: UNCCD 2014 Land for Life Award


The Land for Life Award specially recognizes excellence in sustainable land management. Application deadline for nominations is: 31 March.
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Register now for e-learning Africa 2014


E-learning Africa is a networking event for developing e-learning capacities in Africa. The 9th eLearning Africa conference will be held from May 28th to 30th in Kampala, Uganda. Under the overall theme of ICT for Development, Training and Education, eLearning Africa 2014 will examine the experiences, projects, investments, policies, partnerships and research that are shaping the Continent's learning landscape.
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Call for proposals sustainable food security through ITPGRFA Benefit-Sharing Fund


The 3rd Call for Proposals under the Benefit-Sharing Fund of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA ) is open until May 5th 2014. The thematic focus of the Call for Proposals 2014 is sustainable food security through assisting farmers adapt to climate change.
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Two internship opportunities at the UNCCD secretariat in Bonn, Germany


The UNCCD secretariat offers two new internship opportunties in: Strategic Business Integration, and Knowledge and Information Management.
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