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March 2020

Food Loss and Waste – Can we end it by 2030?

March 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Co-Organized by IFPRI, Champions 12.3, Embassy of Denmark in Washington, DC, World Resources Institute (WRI) MAR 12, 2020 - 09:30 AM TO 11:00 AM EDT With just ten years to go before the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDG 2030) is to be met, eliminating food loss and waste is increasingly urgent. Building on the 2019 inaugural event, this special event will discuss whether, as a global community, we can or will end food loss and waste and presenters will share on their efforts to reach SDG…

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AGEP Winter School: An interdisciplinary perspective on the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

March 16 - March 18
Gustav-Stresemann-Institut, Langer Grabenweg 68
Bonn, 53175 Germany
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UPDATE: Event Cancelled "Following the recommendations concerning health precautions, the Nexus Winter School is canceled for now. We very much regret the situation and hope to be able to offer the event again in the course of the year." Interdisciplinary Workshop for students, DAAD Scholarship Holders and young researchers. Overall topic of the workshop is the scientific coverage of the so-called water, energy and food nexus by an interdisciplinary approach. With this interdisciplinary approach the interlinkages, similarities but also differences of…

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7th Climate Change Online Conference (CLIMATE2020)

March 23 - March 30

Overview The Research and Transfer Centre ‘Sustainability and Climate Change Management’ (FTZ-NK) of the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany, will convene the seventh Climate Change Online Conference (CLIMATE2020). Taking place exclusively on the internet, CLIMATE2020 is guided by and will contribute to SDG 13 (climate action). Specific themes to be addressed include: Resilience and Capacity Building; Intelligent Climate Policy and Governance; Education, Awareness and Adaptation; Climate Finance and Access to Funding; Intelligent Climate Planning, Small Islands and Developing Countries;…

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E-Learning Course: RE-Thinking Access to Energy Business Models: Ways to Walk the Water-Energy-Food Nexus Talk

March 26 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 pm

RE-Thinking Access to Energy Business Models: Ways to Walk the Water-Energy-Food Nexus Talk Background The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Africa Office Energy Unit and the Ecosystem Division (Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-Based Activities) in collaboration with the Renewable Energy Solutions for Africa (RES4Africa) are joining forces to organize a series of online webinar trainings on the WEF Nexus. The first training will take place on Thursday, 26 March 2020, from 2:00-3:30…

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April 2020

Africa Climate Week

April 20 - April 24

UPDATE: Event Postponed - dates to be announced About Africa Climate Week 2020 will convene under the theme, ‘Partnering for Transformation towards a Low-carbon Climate-resilient and Prosperous Africa: Managing Risks, Seizing Opportunities’. The event aims to mobilize and enhance partnerships and collaborative approaches, including to respond to the urgent need to understand the risks and impacts of climate change and integrate this knowledge in planning at all levels and in all sectors. Africa Climate Week 2020 will bring together representatives…

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Virtual Event – Discussion of the 2020 Global Food Policy Report

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

About Co-Organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of the Netherlands, IFPRI, and Food & Business Knowledge Platform APR 28, 2020 - 10:00 AM TO 11:15 AM EDT Register Here Event information IFPRI’s 2020 Global Food Policy Report was officially launched on April 07 and highlights the critical role that inclusive food systems can play, looking specifically at the obstacles and opportunities as well as the tools and technologies for building inclusive food systems. COVID-19 is having an immense impact on our health…

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May 2020

6th International Symposium on Knowledge and Capacity for the Water Sector

May 27 - May 29

About The 6th International Symposium on Knowledge and Capacity Development: From Capacity Development to Implementation Science will bring together scholars, decision-makers and practitioners to discuss the current and future role of capacity development within policy, operational practice and education. As in previous years, the event will act as a catalyst to build commitment among participants, leading to future action and collaboration. For this 6th edition, which will take place online, the Symposium will pay particular attention to effective implementation and aim to…

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June 2020

AfriAlliance MOOC on Social Innovation in Water and Climate Change in Africa

June 2 - July 12

AfriAlliance is delighted to announce that it's Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on "Social innovation in water and climate change in Africa" will be held from 2 June to 12 July 2020! Register and Learn More Here

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Dresden Nexus Conference

June 3 - June 5

*COVID-19 (Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2) Update DNC2020 will now take place as a virtual conference. We hope to use this crisis as an opportunity to enable broader participation worldwide and will thus offer this event entirely free of charge. If you have already registered for the conference, we will completely reimburse the delegate fees. In order to keep up to date, please check our website regularly. We will keep you informed about the developments of the programme, the new digital formats, and all…

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Global Landscapes Forum Digital Conference 2020

June 5 - June 7

About GLF Bonn Digital Conference 2020: Food in the time of crises Human health and livelihoods depend on planetary health. So, how can we feed a growing global population without eating the planet? The 2020 theme of GLF is “Food and Livelihoods.” Today, food systems are one of the largest sources of greenhouse gas emissions, a main driver of deforestation and the greatest threat to biodiversity. We need to transform the way we produce food and, as the COVID-19 pandemic…

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