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The University of the Witwatersrand in partnership with the AfriCAN Climate consortium are pleased to announce the call for nominations for the third edition of the AfriCAN Climate Awards.
This third award focuses on promoting female African scientists doing research in climate change adaptation and/or mitigation in an African context.
Criteria for award
Must be a female African national of any age with a published research record on any aspects of climate change adaptation and/or mitigation in an African context.
Scholarship announcement, where in candidates from Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan, South Sudan will be able to study specific master's degree programmes:
- Master of Arts in Sustainable Development Practice;
- Master of Arts in Public Policy and Sustainable Development;
- Master of Science in Climate Change and Policy;
- Master of Science in Environmental Studies and Resource Management
PRIME call for proposals to fund research on alternative technologies for managing Prosopis julifloria
PRIME is calling for proposals to fund research on alternative technologies for managing the invasive species, Prosopis julifloria in Ethiopian dryland ecosystems. The objective of the project is to restore rangeland health and support sustainable management.
Who can apply: International and national applicants are encouraged to apply. International applicants must partner with an institution in Ethiopia.
Source: World Bank e-Institute website
Climate-smart agriculture enhances food security and climate change resilience while mitigating climate change through carbon sequestration. Sustainable agricultural land management practices (SALM) help realize this triple-win. The newly VCS approved SALM methodology bridges the gap in knowledge about accounting for soil carbon in such sustainable agricultural land management projects.
The World Bank Institute (WBI), working closely with the BioCarbon Fund (BioCF), housed within the Carbon Finance Unit of the World Bank, developed this e-learning course. This e-course, based on the new SALM carbon accounting methodology, presents how soil carbon is monitored and accounted in an agricultural land management project, how the SALM methodology is applied in Kenya, and how it benefits thousands of smallholder farmers by generating the triple wins as mentioned above. It aims to equip learners with basic knowledge and skills in developing and monitoring an agricultural soil carbon project with easy-to-understand course contents and visual learning tools throughout the course.