Call for the next cohort of the One Planet Fellowship

The call for the next cohort of the One Planet Fellowship is now open for applications and will close on March 31, 2020. The One Planet Fellowship seeks to build a vibrant, highly connected, and inter-generational network of African and European scientist leaders equipped to use a gender lens to help Africa’s smallholder farmers adapt to a […]

Publication: Resilient Food Systems 2018-2019 Annual Report

Over the past two years, the Resilient Food Systems (RFS) programme, one of the three Integrated Approach Pilots funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), has been committed to fostering sustainability and resilience for food security in sub-Saharan Africa. The programme consists of 12 country projects– Burkina Faso, Burundi, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Swaziland, […]

IWRA publishing opportunity for early-career professionals

IWRA publishing opportunity for early-career professionals IWRA is a non-profit, non-governmental, educational organization established in 1971. It provides a global, knowledge based forum for bridging disciplines and geographies by connecting professionals, students, individuals, corporations, and institutions who are concerned with the sustainable use of the world’s water resources. Announcement IWRA is pleased to announce a […]

Job Vacancies: Africa Minsters’ Council on Water (AMCOW)

Background AMCOW is an inter-governmental, Pan-African, non-budgetary institution working under the Specialized Technical Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Water and Environment of the African Union (AU), and provides political oversight on water resources and sanitation in Africa. AMCOW’s mission is to promote cooperation, security, social and economic development, and poverty alleviation among member states through […]

Nexus Publication: The Water-Food-Energy Nexus: Insights into resilient development

SAB Miller, & World Wildlife Fund. (2014). The Water-Food-Energy Nexus: Insights into resilient development. This collaborative report looks at 16 countries or states, comparing the ways in which their development patterns have managed their different mixes of resources and different capacities to make use of those resources. Executive Summary WWF and SABMiller have a shared […]

FIRST CONTINENTAL REPORT ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF AGENDA 2063

Description of the First Continental Report on the Implementation of AUDA-NEPAD from AUDA-NEPAD: “The January 2013 African Union Summit adopted Agenda 2063 – “The Africa We Want” – as Africa’s blueprint and master plan for sustainable development and economic growth of the continent. It is an affirmation by African Heads of State and Government of […]

Request for Proposals: JRS Biodiversity Foundation

2020 Request for Proposals The JRS Biodiversity Foundation is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for multi-year projects focused upon biodiversity data, knowledge and information services related to (1) freshwater biodiversity, (2) pollinator biodiversity, and (3) biodiversity informatics capacity development. The foundation will award about 1.6 million U.S. dollars among qualifying proposals by July 2020. […]

Two Graduate Research Assistant Positions (Food-energy-water systems (FEWS))

Two graduate student positions available The Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY) has openings for two graduate students to work on an NSF-funded collaborative research project, involving seven research institutes including academia and national laboratories. The goal of this project is to explore contemporary […]

The 9th World Water Forum: Call for participation in Action Groups and Consultative Groups

General Information The World Water Forum represents one moment every three years where the international community can bring together a diversity of shared knowledge, raise awareness for water issues among political, social and economic decision makers based on shared knowledge, align activities toward a common agenda, and create collective action to reach those shared goals, […]