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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

10th eLearning Africa International Conference


The 10th eLearning Africa will bring together decision makers and practitioners from the education, business and government sectors to discuss, share and act on all themes surrounding access, openness, digital literacy, culture, pedagogy, sustainability, best practices and more.
 
For more information: http://bit.ly/1uSDR3q
 
 
Date:20/05/2015 00:00
Location:Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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

Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty 2015: Linking Land Tenure and Use for Shared Prosperity


This conferrence invites governments, civil society, academia, the development community, and the private sector to debate best practices on the diversity of reforms, approaches and experiences that are being implemented in land sectors around the world. Read more: http://www.worldbank.org/en/events/2014/08/06/landconference2015
Date:23/03/2015 00:00
Location:Washington DC, USA

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

Technical Aspects In Watershed Management within the context of Adaptation to Climate Change


This training will focus various issues related to technical aspects such as planning, designing of structures, Participatory net planning (PNP), different measures for area and drainage line treatments with focus on low-cost structures for climate change apadtation. Training includes Hands on training using technical instruments. Learn more: http://www.wotr.org/trainings/technical-aspects-watershed-management-within-context-adaptation-climate-change
Date:03/03/2015 10:00
Location:Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India

Asia Regional Knowledge


This meeting will strengthen the cooperation between different sectors relevant for food security and nutrition programming. learn more and sign up: http://www.fsnnetwork.org/topsfsn-network-asia-regional-knowledge-sharing-meeting
Date:03/03/2015 09:00
Location:Dhaka, Bangeladesh

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 Meeting of the Ecosystem-Based Adaptation Community of Practice


This event is organized for the members of Ecosystem-Based Adaptation (EbA) Community of Practice, by the UNEP. The objective of this event is to strengthen the EbA community members’ network. Experiences of the community will be discussed to identify mutual collaborations. The application deadline is on the 19th of December 2014. Learn more: http://us7.campaign-archive2.com/?u=77865e2d8ac8b3a11af7f6a5a&id=7bf5909e56&e=[UNIQID
Date:26/02/2015 00:00
Location:Lima, Peru

Adjusting Projects for Climate and Economic Resilience – A Livelihoods Way


A training course for designing projects that are resilient to climate change. Learn more: http://www.wotr.org/trainings/adjusting-projects-climate-and-economic-resilience-%E2%80%93-livelihoods-way e-mail: : trainings@wotr.org, jones.sebastian@wotr.org.in
Date:04/02/2015 10:00
Location:Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India

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

Understanding Adaptation to Climate Change: Moving on from Development to Adaptation


Date:06/01/2015 12:45
Location:Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India

Natural resource management in a One Health context - examples from Africa


In this event several examples from Africa are presented that illustrate how holistic natural resource management strategies that pursue a One Health approach are capable of addressing major constraints of the rural poor.
 
For more information: http://bit.ly/13tUjRi
Date:17/12/2014 17:00
Location:Nussallee 1, 53115 Bonn (Germany)

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

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