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September 2020

AGRF Virtual Summit

September 8, 2020 - September 11, 2020

About What: Tenth Annual Summit of the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) Theme: Feed the Cities, Grow the Continent: Leveraging Urban Food Markets to Achieve Sustainable Food Systems in Africa Date: 8-11 September 2020 To register and learn more click here Details In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tenth Annual Summit of the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), which brings together over thousands of delegates from governments, the civil society, the private sector, research community and development partners will…

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Water and Energy for Food Grand Challenge (WE4F): Introductory Week

September 8, 2020 - September 12, 2020

Join the Water and Energy for Food Grand Challenge (WE4F) on September 8th for a week chock full of insights, exchanges, and throwbacks. About this Event The sessions will focus on the creation of the new program WE4F and the successes and challenges of its predecessors, Securing Water for Food Grand Challenge (SWFF) and Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge (PAEGC). WE4F is a joint international initiative of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the Foreign Ministry of the Netherlands, Sweden…

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Virtual workshop for African early career researchers

September 9, 2020 - September 10, 2020

Details Date: 9 - 10 September 2020 For more information and to apply click here About Background Future Earth will support Early Career Researchers (ECRs) from Africa to join consortium proposals for the Belmont Forum Collaborative Research Action (CRA) on Transdisciplinary Research for Pathways to Sustainability by organising a virtual capacity building workshop on 09 - 10 September 2020. The workshop will bring together approximately 30 ECRs and 5 mid-to-late-career researchers. The event is organized in collaboration with the Future…

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PAU Scholarships Application Platform

September 16, 2020 @ 8:00 am - September 25, 2020 @ 11:59 pm

The Pan African University is an initiative of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union. It is a Premier continental university network whose mission is to provide quality postgraduate education geared towards the achievement of a prosperous, integrated and peaceful Africa. Young, qualified, talented and enterprising applicants from African countries and the African Diaspora are invited to apply to join Masters or PhD degree programmes at any of the following four PAU institutes listed below. Candidates with…

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Conference on Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems (WEFE) Nexus scientific advances in the Mediterranean region

September 22, 2020 - September 23, 2020

*COVID 19 event changes: due to the coronavirus crisis, the conference has been postponed to May 2021 - a new date will be communicated in due course* The 2020 WEFE Nexus Science Advances Conference is organised by the Joint Research Centre (JRC), the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), the Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA) and the Cyprus Institute to address the role of science as a driver of innovation and its interface with the policymaking…

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Join the WE4F Regional Innovation Hub Virtual Kickoff Calls

September 28, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - September 29, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Starting September 28th, WE4F’s Regional Innovation Hubs (RIHs) will host four virtual kick-offs.  The hubs work with innovators, investors, and other partners to provide technical and/or financial assistance, improve enabling environments, and develop other regional activities. Each RIH will discuss the countries they cover, their operations, and what comes next. earn more about each hub and find out how to become a partner here.

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October 2020

WaterNet/WARFSA/GWP-SA Symposium

October 28, 2020 - October 30, 2020
Elephant Hills Resort Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe + Google Map

Details Call for abstracts here For more information and to register visit website here About The WaterNet/WARFSA/GWP-SA Symposia have been held annually in the Eastern and Southern African region for the past 20 years. The Symposium promotes interaction among policymakers, academics, practitioners from water and related sectors, and cooperating partners. Together, they identify regional issues, gaps and priorities that require further research and support. Great emphasis will be placed on integration of knowledge, particularly involving scholars from the natural, medical and…

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Integrated Water Resources Management for Sustainable Development in Eastern and Southern Africa

October 28, 2020 @ 12:00 am - October 30, 2020 @ 11:59 pm

The 21st WaterNet/WARFSA/GWP-SA Symposium will be held online, from the 28th – 30th October 2020 under the theme Integrated Water Resources Management for Sustainable Development in East and Southern Africa. Click here to view the agenda. The Symposia have been held annually in the Eastern and Southern African regions for the past 20 years to promote interaction among policymakers, academics, practitioners from water and related sectors, and cooperating partners. Together, they identify regional issues, gaps and priorities that require further research and support. Great…

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November 2020

3rd SADC Groundwater Conference

November 9, 2020 - November 11, 2020

About THEME: Enhancing Water and Food Security through Sustainable Groundwater Development in the SADC Region. BACKGROUND: Parts of Sub Saharan Africa makes little use of its groundwater resources, which contributes only 1% of total renewable water resource withdrawals for agriculture. Projected and continuing changes to the amount, intensity and predictability of rainfall in much of Southern Africa will lead to changes in the way the region views its groundwater resources. Increasing water scarcity will be particularly difficult for smallholder farmers…

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December 2020

The 3rd WaterEnergyNEXUS Conference

December 1, 2020 - December 5, 2020

About The WaterEnergyNEXUS is one of the most important and priority issue to be resolved for both current and next generations. The University of Sfax (Tunisia) in cooperation with Sanitary Environmental Engineering Division (SEED) of the University of Salerno (Italy), Advanced Institute of Water Industry at Kyungpook National University (Korea) and with The Energy and Resources Institute, TERI (India) is organizing the third edition of WaterEnergyNEXUS conference, that will be held in the island of Djerba (Tunisia) on 1-5 December 2020. The…

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