72nd Annual New Year School and Conference

School of Continuing and Distance Education University of Ghana, Legon Call for papers 72nd Annual New Year School and Conference Theme: Building Ghana in the face of Global Health Crisis Introduction The Annual New Year School and Conference is organised by the School of Continuing and Distance Education, University of Ghana, Legon as its flagship […]

Position for a researcher on Water-Energy-Food-Environment Nexus and GIS modelling to join the Future Energy research Program at the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM)

DescriptionIn the context of the H2020 funded project LEAP-RE – RE4AFAGRI (Long-Term Joint EU-AU Research and Innovation Partnership on Renewable Energy) and potentially other projects, the “Future Energy” research Program of the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (project leader partner) is seeking a Researcher to work in the areas on Water-Energy-Food-Environment Nexus and GIS modelling. The […]

START

START advances knowledge and action on issues including land-use/land-cover change, biodiversity, agriculture and food security, urbanization, human health, water resource management, and climate change. They work globally, connecting experts and organizations across countries and regions, with a particular focus on Africa and Asia. START’s e-newsletter offers the latest on our research innovations solving global change […]

Water-Energy-Food Nexus Toolkit (WEF-Tools)

The Water-Energy-Food Nexus Toolkit (WEF-Tools) is developed to support sustainable socio-economic development in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regions. The project is focused on five case studies and follows an approach that proceeds from conceptual mapping of the nexus system to the development of quantitative tools such […]

Water Innovations Lab Global (WIL Global 2020)

Members from WEF Nexus in Africa consortium participated in a recent Water Innovations Lab Global (WIL Global 2020), a program designed and delivered by Canadian non-profit, Waterlution. Waterlution provides young adults, across 5 continents, an exceptional training and leadership skill-building opportunity to collaborate around two overarching themes, Coastal Community Resilience and Water Energy Food Nexus. Sixteen […]

Future Earth – Belmont Forum

Future Earth hosted a workshop for early career researchers (ECRs) from Africa to discuss collaborative research ideas in preparation for a Belmont Forum Collaborative Research Action (CRA) on Transdisciplinary ResearchPathways to Sustainability. The objective of the Belmont CRA is to address interactions and cross-cutting issues in the sustainable development goals. One of the key topics is […]

Funding Opportunity – AfrIdea: A Regional Idea-a-thon for Post-COVID Progress

Details Application deadline: August 25, 2020 Full solicitation: view here About The Office of Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs (AF/PDPA), Africa Regional Services, of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of African Affairs announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a regional Idea-a-thon in May 2021, which would be previewed by a series of online trainings. The […]

Call for Applications: Virtual workshop for African early career researchers

Details Interested early career researchers from francophone and anglophone Africa are now invited to submit their application through this form. The deadline for applications is 17 August 2020, successful applicants will be notified by 27 August 2020. About Future Earth is pleased to launch a call for applications for the virtual capacity building workshop on 9 & 10 September […]

World Bank Blog: Examining the pandemic’s impact on the irrigation and drainage sector and opportunities for recovery

About Title: Examining the pandemic’s impact on the irrigation and drainage sector and opportunities for recovery Authors: Peiter Waalewijn, Karin Krchnak, Ijsbrand Harko de Jong, Sventlana Valieva Published: 22 June 2020 “Every industry, sector, and economy has suffered from the devastating effects of COVID-19. The irrigation and drainage (I&D) sector is no exception, as the […]