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October 2017
$300

Call for Applications: Online Certificate Course in Project Cycle Management

October 19 @ 8:00 am - November 18 @ 5:00 pm
Online,
101014 Nigeria

COURSE DESCRIPTION: The Project Cycle Management (PCM) is the method employed by civil society organisations, United Nations agencies, international development cooperation’s and non-profit organisations to carry out and manage their projects and programmes effectively. Projects Cycle Management also require the participation of numerous stakeholders, coordination between specialists from different fields, and efficient management to solve challenging problems. This course will equip and empower participants with enhanced designing and management tools to tailor projects more adequately to meet the needs of…

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$300

Call for Applications: Online Certificate Course in Gender and Development Training

October 19 @ 8:00 am - November 18 @ 5:00 pm
Online,
101014 Nigeria

Course Description: This course is designed to prompt an exploration of common behaviours and attitudes towards gender differences. It will present facts and figures about the situation of women and men in our society today – and references from key documents that highlight policies formulated to address gender concerns. Recent events have shown that if governments are serious about achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, SDG’s, it is essential that gender be taken into account for all the goals. Gender equality…

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$300

5th Annual National Community College Peace Seminar, October 2017, Northern Virginia Community College, USA

October 20 @ 8:00 am - October 23 @ 5:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,
Alexandria
Virginia, United States

The 5th Annual National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar "Teaching About Global Conflict and Peacebuilding" will be held October 20-23, 2017 at Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria, VA.  It is hosted by the NOVA Institute for Public Service.  Registration is limited to 40. Registration closes 9/8. The seminar is designed as an opportunity for educators interested in and working in community colleges to build capacity for teaching about conflict and peace-related issues. Faculty (full and part-time), administrators, and staff from community colleges are invited to attend. …

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EURO3900

International short course on Facilitating multi-stakeholder partnerships to foster sustainable and inclusive food systems

October 23 - November 10
Unnamed Venue,
Wageningen, Gelderland 6708AN Netherlands

In today’s complex and interconnected world the need for collaboration and partnerships between different interest groups and across the boundaries of business, government, civil society and science is clear and often called for by leaders. But bringing about change in society is no simple matter. It requires deep understanding of what enables and what stops people from getting along and working together. It requires patience and time. And it requires commitment from leaders. However, with the right mindset and by…

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International short course Fisheries governance for food security

October 23 - November 10
Unnamed Venue,
Wageningen, Netherlands

Fisheries contributes to food security and nutrition and plays a vital role in global, national and rural economies. Fish is highly nutritious and serves worldwide as a valuable supplement in diets lacking essential proteins, vitamins and minerals. The primary threats undermining the food and nutrition security potential of fisheries results from ineffective management coupled with poor conservation of habitats. To enhance the contribution of fisheries to food and livelihoods security a transition towards more people centred governance approaches is needed.…

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EURO3500

International short course Local economic development: towards agribusiness cluster development

October 23 - November 3

Market demand and agribusiness clusters are considered to be important vehicles for poverty reduction, attaining food security and creating rural wealth. The focus tends to be on high-end markets & international trade. However, for most smallholder producers, local entrepreneurs and poor consumers, rural economies and the dynamics of rural fresh produce markets & local trade are far more important! Making markets work for local communities The course is aimed at catalysing vibrant rural economies. It focuses on the changing roles…

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EURO3900

International short course Plant genetic resources and resilient seed systems for sustainable food security

October 23 - November 10

Loss of genetic resources has resulted in major concerns about future food and nutrition security. The vulnerability of agricultural systems towards pests, diseases and climate change makes the topic urgent, and has led to the development of a range of conservation strategies. Community Biodiversity Management (CBM) distinguishes itself from other conservation strategies by enhancing social interdependence, collaboration, adaptability and autonomy. On-farm management of diversity for empowerment CBM focuses on the process of enabling communities to secure their access to and…

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$1450

Conflict Transformation and Mediation from a Relational Approach: Know Thyself and Conflict Systems

October 23 - October 27
The Inn at the Colonnade,
4 W University Parkway
Baltimore, MD 21218 United States
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40-Hour Fundamental Mediation & Conflict Transformation Skills Training led by Louise Phipps Senft and the Baltimore Mediation team. This is a nationally approved certificated mediation training that will also include an in-depth focus on sources of conflict, a systems approach and unitive triangling. Focused on Sources of Conflict & A Systems Approach Trainer: Louise Phipps Senft, Esq. Dates: Monday through Friday, October 23-27, 2017 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM) Location: The Inn at the Colonnade, 4 West University Parkway, Baltimore,…

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$1400

Livelihoods Assessment and Analysis Course

October 23 - October 27
IRES Training Center,
Khartoum, Sudan Sudan

Course: Livelihoods Assessment and Analysis Course Venue: Abuja, Nigeria Event Date: 23rd -27th October 2017. CERTIFIED BY NITA.   INTRODUCTION Livelihood means the means of making a living. In a food security context it refers to people, their capabilities, their assets (both material and social), their income and activities required for a means of living that include ways to obtain food. Livelihood assessments serve to identify the most appropriate livelihood interventions. The interventions aim to provide livelihood protection, rehabilitation or…

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$1100

Climate Change and Agriculture Course

October 23 - October 27
IRES Training Center,
Khartoum, Sudan Sudan

Course: Climate Change and Agriculture Course Venue: Nairobi, Kenya Event Date: 23rd – 27rd October 2017. CERTIFIED BY NITA.   NTRODUCTION In recent decades, it has been observed that there is a rapid change in climatic conditions which has resulted to several negative effects on human activities and development especially in agriculture and the environment. There is little awareness and understanding of the changing world in the rural areas where majority of agriculture and rural development activities are carried out.…

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$1100

Horticultural Production and Marketing Course

October 23 - October 27
IRES Training Center,
Khartoum, Sudan Sudan

Course: Horticultural Production and Marketing Course Venue: Nairobi, Kenya Event Date: 23rd – 27th October 2017. CERTIFIED BY NITA.   INTRODUCTION In most countries, marketing problems are currently regarded as beyond the scope of field-level agricultural extension workers who are the officers in direct contact with the farmers. Therefore, the farmer has to take on commercial and marketing skills. Marketing is the process by which the space between the producer and the consumer is bridged. The process obviously involves transport…

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$1100

Establishing and strengthening farmer organizations Course

October 23 - October 27
IRES Training Center,
Nigeria

Event.  Establishing and strengthening farmer organizations Course Venue: Nairobi, Kenya Event Date: 23rd – 27th October 2017. INTRODUCTION Farmers’ organization’s-FOs represent farmers’ own interests. They have emerged as a result of Farmers own, real expressed needs. They are effective channels of communication between the member-farmers. Without them, a situation of isolated voices would arise, that lack coordination and general power to affect the behavior of agricultural service providers. Farmer organizations therefore need to be strengthened. FO’s for instance do not…

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