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Capacity Building Events

Caux Dialogue for Land and Security


Caux Dialogue for Land and Security gathers participants to talk about land and human security in the framework of Caux initiatives of change at the Caux-Palace Hotel, Switzerland. The Caux Dialogue on Land and Security explores the human connections between poverty, conflict and environmental degradation.
If you are interested to participate in this conference please visit the Caux Conferences 2015 - Programme page: http://bit.ly/1HUaWoS
Date:10/07/2015 00:00
Location:Caux-Palace Hotel, switzerland

Desert Land 2


The DesertLand conference aims at attracting presentations of scientists, project leaders, NGO’s, communities, societies but also federal, local, governmental and private (profit or non-profit) organizations and sponsors. Everyone is encouraged to present their work, activities, projects and products. Read more about the event here: http://www.desertland.eu/
Date:16/06/2015 00:00
Location:Ghent, Belgium

The 2015 Global Land Forum


This event will bring together hundreds of practitioners, land-users, activists, policy makers, and researchers from around the world. Participants will debate, share, learn, and plan joint action towards people-centered land governance that is instrumental to poverty reduction, appropriate food systems, environmental sustainability and human well-being and dignity.
 
For more information please visit: http://bit.ly/1uBD6fW
Date:11/05/2015 00:00
Location:Dakar, Senegal

The 4th International Congress on Engineering and Information (ICEAI 2015)


The 4th International Congress on Engineering and Information (ICEAI 2015) aims to bring together researchers from academia to practitioners to share ideas, problems, and solutions. This conference will provide many opportunities for researchers to present the latest research findings and describe emerging technologies, new research problems, and directions in Engineering and Information issues, including agricultural, environmental and water resources engineering. Read more at http://www.iceai.org
Date:07/05/2015 00:00
Location:Tokyo, Japan

International conferrence on soil


The International Conference on Soil will be held inside the campus of the Agricultural University of Tirana.

Deadline for abstract submission is January 31st, 2015.

Visit the following website to learn more: http://icos.org.al/

Date:04/05/2015 00:00
Location:Tirana, Albany

The 3rd Bangkok International Conference on Biological Engineering & Natural Science (BBENS'2015)


BBENS'2015 an interdisciplinary international conference that serves as a platform that gathers all the relevant communities and domains together, an international forum for researchers and industry practitioners to exchange the latest fundamental advances in the state of the art and practice of Biological Engineering and Natural Science. Call for papers is now open. Read more at http://www.bbens.org/
Date:27/03/2015 00:00
Location:Bangkok, Thailand

Water Week Latinoamérica 2015


Water Week Latin America provides a unique platform for sharing experiences and practices among the scientific, business, political, and civic communities. It focuses on a new way of thinking and positive action towards water-related challenges and their impact on the environment, health, climate, economy, and community. Read more at http://waterweekla.com/
Date:23/03/2015 00:00
Location:Viña del Mar, Chile

UNCCD 3rd scientific conference


The UNCCD 3rd scientific conference “Combating desertification, land degradation and drought for poverty reduction and sustainable development – the contribution of science, technology, traditional knowledge and practices” (decision 18/COP.10) will take place at the fourth special session of the Committee on Science and Technology (CST S-4) from 9 to 12 March 2015 in Mexico.

The conference aims to attract the widest possible range of scientific, local and traditional knowledge that can be harnessed to achieve poverty reduction and sustainable development in areas susceptible to desertification, land degradation and drought.

Potential participants are highly encouraged to submit an extended abstract to the organizing committee to present their work and results in relation to the conference topics. The call for abstract is now open until September 15th, 2014. Read more at http://3sc.unccd.int/

Date:09/03/2015 00:00
Location:Mexico

2015 International Conference on Business and Social Sciences (ICBASS)


2015 International Conference on Business and Social Sciences (ICBASS) is an interdisciplinary international conference that invites academics and independent scholars and researchers from around the world to meet and exchange the latest ideas and discuss issues concerning Business and Social Sciences fields towards sustainable development. Read more at http://www.icbass.org/
Date:05/03/2015 00:00
Location:Osaka, Japan

Water Week Latin America


Water Week Latin America provides a platform for sharing experiences and practices among the scientific, business, political, and civic communities. It focuses on a new way of thinking and positive action towards water-related challenges and their impact on the environment, health, climate, economy, and community.

Learn more: http://waterweekla.com/en/#where

Date:02/03/2015 00:00
Location:Chile

Bangkok International Conference on Engineering & Applied Science (BICEAS2015)


BICEAS 2015 is an interdisciplinary international conference that invites academics and independent scholars and researchers from around the world to meet and exchange the latest fundamental advances in the state of the art and practice of Engineering and Applied Science, including Environmental Engineering and Economics, knowledge management, Ground Water Pollution and Environmental Toxicology, among others. Read more at http://biceas.org/index.asp.
Date:26/02/2015 00:00
Location:Bangkok, Thailand

International Symposium on Social Sciences and Management (ISSSM 2015)


The International Symposium on Social Sciences and Management (ISSSM 2015) aims to provide a communication platform for scholars, professionals, academics and graduate students not only to present their recent and latest researches but also share their thoughts and discuss the future development in the field of social sciences, including communication, culture, economics, education, finance, law, management, politics, psychology, and society.
Date:03/02/2015 00:00
Location:2-4-1 Hirakawa-cho Chiyoda-ku Tokyo 102-0093 Japan 102-0093 Tokyo Kanto Japan

Seoul International Conference on Biological Engineering & Natural Science


The 2nd Seoul International Conference on Biological Engineering & Natural Science (SICBENS) is an interdisciplinary international conference that invites academics and independent scholars and researchers from around the world to meet and exchange the latest ideas and views in a forum encouraging dialogue. SICBENS serves as an outstanding platform that gathers all the relevant communities and domains together, an international forum for researchers and industry practitioners to exchange the latest fundamental advances in the state of the art and practice of Biological Engineering and Natural Science, including global warming, climate change, environmental dynamics, soil decontamination, deforestation and others. For more information please visit: http://sicbens.org/index.asp?id=2
Date:27/01/2015 00:00
Location:Seoul, Korea

#NYFAED15 - National Youth Forum on Agro-based Entrepreneurship Development 2015


The Multifarious Consultancy and Research Centre (MCRC) in Kathmandu, Nepal, is running a three-day conference on youth involvement in agriculture-based development in Nepal. The goal of the National Youth Forum on Agro-based Entrepreneurship Development (#NYFAED15) is to reunite young professionals in the spheres of sustainable land management and agriculture productivity, revive this sector and increase the number of youth involved.

The conference is targeted at Nepalese young professionals (18-40 years old) in the fields of Agriculture, Veterinary, Forestry, Environment Science, Business Administration/ Studies, Sociology and Rural Development Studies. The application deadline is December 25th, 2014.

Participation Link: http://www.ypard.net/news/nyfaed15-national-youth-forum-agro-based-entrepreneurship-development-2015

Date:09/01/2015 00:00
Location:Kathmandu, Nepal

Building a common indicator on land-based adaptation for reporting on the Rio Conventions


This is a side event organized by the UNCCD at the UNFCCC COP 20 in Lima, Peru. The event focusses on the linkages between climate change adaptation, sustainable land and ecosystem management.

The side will recommend ways to promote effective cooperation
and encourage synergistic implementation of the Rio Conventions.

For more information visit: http://www.unccd.int/Lists/SiteDocumentLibrary/Media/NewsHighlight/20141124%20Flier%20Lima%20Long%20LOW%20RES.pdf

Date:11/12/2014 12:30
Location:Lima, Peru

Seminar on Food and Nutrition Security, Agriculture and Climate Change


On the sidelines of December’s UN climate talks in Lima (COP20), CARE International, the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) and the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) host a seminar to raise awareness about and discuss approaches to help address climate change challenges to food and nutrition security.

For more information visit this website: http://ccafs.cgiar.org/seminar-food-and-nutrition-security-agriculture-and-climate-change

 

Date:07/12/2014 00:00
Location:Lima, Peru

Youth session at the 2014 Global Landscapes Forum


The Global Landscapes Forum holds a session to build the skills of youth to become leaders and give them a space to effectively contribute to innovative cross-cutting solutions to land use, climate change and sustainable development issues.
 
Date:06/12/2014 00:00
Location:Westin Hotel and Convention Center in Lima, Peru

Global Landscapes Forum 2014


The second Global Landscapes Forum will be held in Lima on the weekend in the middle of the 20th Conference of the Parties (COP20) to the UNFCCC.
 
 
Learn more and register under: http://www.landscapes.org/
Date:06/12/2014 00:00
Location:Lima Peru

Understanding and Applying Strategies for Global Dissemination of Latin American Community Forestry Principles


This workshop will introduce and examine key pathways of transnational policy diffusion and change, namely international rules, international norms, markets, and direct access, and identify effective strategies for navigating these pathways to enhance the development and implementation of community forestry in developing countries. For more information visit the following website: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1sZrB0qo9kvKPSWycFDOSJqiljo7nqjp3APVqUSZYXJI/pub
Date:05/12/2014 12:00
Location:Lima, Peru

International Volunteer Day for Social and Economic Development (IVD),


Date:05/12/2014 00:00
Location:

Measuring Resilience in Ethiopia


This impact evaluation is an opportunity to measure resilience and to determine what kinds of interventions will work to maintain and improve households’ livelihoods and well-being in the face of shocks in Ethiopia. Learn more at: http://us8.campaign-archive1.com/?u=a23f987974825389bef89cd9d&id=f0239a6e49&e=d8a14b4edb
Date:02/12/2014 09:00
Location:Washington, DC & Online

World Biodiversity Congress,24-28th Nov,2104,colombo,Srilanka


Organization: Global Scientific Research Foundation, Bangalore, India
 
This conference will help traditional communities and conservation scientists to collaboratively generate knowledge about nature and its conservation. The conference emphasizes on conservation of Biodiversity and natural heritage and will highlight the crucial role of biodiversity in our global society and relate biodiversity to the global millennium goals in order to achieve sustainable development.
 
More info please contact: samrat@gsrfindia.com
Date:24/11/2014 00:00
Location:Colombo, Srilanka

International Expert Symposium “Coping with Droughts”


This international drought expert meeting aims at creating a community of practice to support the development and use of drought information tools in Latin America and the Caribbean. It encourages dialogue and collaboration related to drought management in semi-arid regions. Some of the key topics addressed during the expert meeting include drought Monitoring and development of drought alert information systems, regional climate scenarios and probability assessment concerning the occurrence of droughts, and drought management, among others. Authors are invited to submit abstracts for presentations in line with the meeting topics before the 22nd of September. Read more at http://www.cazalac.org/mwar_lac/index.php?id=68&L=0
Date:19/11/2014 00:00
Location:Santiago, Chile

International Expert Symposium “Coping with Droughts”


‘Building a Community of Practice on Drought Management Tools’

Learn more: http://www.cazalac.org/mwar_lac/index.php?id=68&L=0

Date:19/11/2014 00:00
Location:Santiago, Chile

e-Consultation on the Economics of Land Degradation


The Eurasian Centre for Food Security (ECFS) is running a four week long online consultation on subjects related to Economics of Land Degradation. There are three main topics and participants have the possibility to post their opinions and inputs on each topic directly on the website. Material is available in English and Russian. Closing date for this e-consultation is December 13th. Participation Link: https://collaboration.worldbank.org/groups/russia-ecfs
Date:17/11/2014 00:00
Location:Online, worldwide access

European Geophysical Union (EGU) Leonardo Conference Series on the Hydrological Cycle


The conference focuses on hydrological drought within the various, connected components of the water cycle: HYPER Droughts (HYdrological Precipitation – Evaporation – Runoff Droughts). The symposium brings together drought experts from various disciplines. Read more at http://www.eguleonardo2014.com/
Date:13/11/2014 00:00
Location:Prague, Czech Republic

XXVIII Convención Anual y Expo ANEAS 2014


La Asociación Nacional de Empresas de Agua y Saneamiento de México (ANEAS), en su Convención Anual 2014, reune a los sistemas operadores de agua y saneamiento de México, a empresas proveedoras de equipo, insumos y servicios del sector hídrico. El programa incluye conferencias, cursos y talleres relacionados con la eficiencia energética, el saneamiento de aguas residuales y sistemas de alerta temprana frente a riesgos hidrometeorológicos. ANEAS tiene becas disponibles para participar en la convención. Leer más: http://www.convencionaneas.com/ Fecha límite de registro: 06/11/2014
Date:10/11/2014 00:00
Location:Yucatán, Mexico

The Global Forum on Skills for Work and Life, UNESCO-UNEVOC


The Global Forum on Skills for Work and Life organized by The International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO-UNEVOC) aims to contribute to and inform the global debate on the vital topics of youth, skills and greening TVET in the context of the post-2015 development agenda, and elaborate concrete future interventions through Network and partnership platforms, in particular the UNEVOC Network, among others. Read more at http://www.unevoc.unesco.org/go.php?q=SWL+Post2015++-+Introduction
Date:14/10/2014 00:00
Location:Bonn, Germany

18th organic World Congress


The 18th edition of the IFOAM (International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements) Organic World Congress (OWC) is structured in 3 conference tracks: Main Track, Scientific Track, and Practitioners' Track. In addition, a series of workshops i.e. full sessions organized by interested parties, are highlighting the contributions made by various initiatives from around the organic world. Read more: http://www.ifoam.org/en/events/18th-organic-world-congress
Date:13/10/2014 00:00
Location:Istanbul, Turkey

Second Annual Conference on “Climate Change: Scenarios, Impacts and Policy”


The Second Annual Conference on “Climate Change: Scenarios, Impacts and Policy” aims to involve scientists, researchers and policy makers, whose activities are focused on different aspects of climate change, its impacts and related policies. It will be held on September 29-30, 2014 at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. Read more information at http://www.sisclima.it/conferenza2014/call-for-papers/?lang=en
Date:29/09/2014 00:00
Location:Venice, Italy

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