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June 2020

Webinar: The nexus and policies for a resource-efficient and low-carbon Europe

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Details The webinar is for-free and will take place on 23 June 2020, between 10 and 12:30 CEST, including half an hour to demonstrate the SIM4NEXUS Serious Game: SIM4NEXUS Serious Game (12-12:30 CEST) Find further information here Register here. Once registered, SIM4NEXUS will send you a confirmation, and the ZOOM link shortly before the event. About The webinar will present policy recommendations for a resource-efficient and low-carbon Europe. The webinar is part of SIM4NEXUS (Sustainable integrated management for the nexus of water-energy-food-land-climate for a resource-efficient…

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Webinar – A new era for food and climate: Driving transformative actions

June 25 @ 8:30 am - 8:30 pm

About Join CGIAR on 25 June 2020, for a global event to spark action to transform food systems to avert a food and climate crisis in the time of COVID-19. A new era for food and climate: Driving transformative actions, is a full-day, around-the-world virtual relay event that starts in Australia and concludes in Colombia. The event aims to inspire collective action on the 11 priorities laid out in the flagship report of the Transforming Food Systems Under a Changing Climate initiative,…

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July 2020

Webinar: Tailoring Nutrient Management for Conservation Agriculture in Africa

July 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

About ICYMI Dr. Hakim Boulal from The African Plant Nutrition Institute delivers the most recent Mohammed VI Polytechnic University ESAFE webinar on Tailoring Nutrient Management for Conservation Agriculture in Africa. Watch full webinar recording here

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Ways to Walk the Water-Energy-Food Nexus Talk: The Way Forward

July 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
online

Details The webinar will be held on Wednesday, 8 July 2020, 3:00-4:30 PM EAT. Please register here For more information, please visit the webpage of the event. About The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Africa Office/Energy Unit, and Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-Based Activities are pleased to invite you to the concluding event of a series of webinars on the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus. These webinars aimed at providing a throughout understanding of why implementing the WEF…

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Webinar: Draft scoping reports for the IPBES nexus and transformative change assessments

July 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Details Date: 14 July 2020 Time: 15:00 – 16:45 CEST Please click here to register: https://bit.ly/2YaxWiE For more information please visit IPBES website About The review of the draft scoping report for the nexus assessment (thematic assessment of the interlinkages among biodiversity, water, food and health in the context of climate change) is currently ongoing between 5 June and 31 July 2020 (EM/2020/14). The review of the draft scoping report of the transformative change assessment (thematic assessment of the underlying causes…

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Webinar: Indigenous and Local Knowledge Dialogue Workshop

July 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Details Date: 16 July 2020 Time: 14.00 – 16.00 CEST Please click here to register: https://ipbes.net/ilk-nexus-transformative-meeting For more information please visit IPBES website About IPBES is organizing a virtual dialogue meeting on recognizing and working with indigenous and local knowledge in the nexus and transformative change assessments. The dialogue meeting will be held on 16 July 2020, 14.00 – 16.00 CEST in the context of the implementation of the IPBES approach to recognizing and working with indigenous and local knowledge adopted by…

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Webinar: Water, Energy, and Food Nexus and the COVID-19 Pandemic

July 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

View Webinar Recording Here About Date: Tuesday 21 July 2020 Time: 10:30 - 12:00 (CAT) Access webinar concept note here Registration link here Details The water energy food (WEF) nexus approach has received growing attention and has been subject to research in Southern Africa. For its operationalisation, the nexus approach challenges existing structures, policies and procedures at regional and national levels and hence, needs to overcome various barriers. There has been progress in developing knowledge, frameworks and tools on operationalising…

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Webinar: The impact of Covid-19 on Africa’s energy sector

July 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Details Title: The role of renewables to empower a long term and sustainable recovery Date: 24th, June 2020 Concept note Click to register About According to official data, the spread of Covid-19 in Africa is lower than in other geographies, but not less worrying. Africa has to face the pandemic with a fragile healthcare system and urban organisation characterised by overcrowded slums, where social distancing is practically impossible. The other face of the pandemic is the dramatic economic consequence, empathised…

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Dialogue on “Transitioning towards a circular economy post Covid-19”

July 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
online

View Webinar Recording Here Details Time: 28 July, 2020 from 9:00am - 12:30pm View program details here Click here to register The Water Research Commission of South Africa, in partnership with the Centre for Transformative Agricultural and Food Systems at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and the Agriculture Research Council (ARC), seek to convene a discussion that will set an agenda on developing pathways that build resilience in the water and energy sectors and improve service delivery amongst vulnerable groups lacking…

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August 2020

Webinar: Localising the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Lessons from South Africa

August 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Details Title: Localising the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Lessons from South Africa Date: Aug 4, 2020 Time: 2:00 PM CAT Register Here About The webinar will seek to explore the South African SDG landscape, with inputs from National departments, Metropolitan Municipalities, Intermediary Cities, and practitioners, in order to draw out some key learnings and insights that could be applied elsewhere to inspire localisation of the SDGs across the African continent. Reflecting on the South African SDG localisation experience to date…

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