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WORKSHOP: Engaging Youths in Agribusiness: Mechanization, July 2016

Youth Agripreneurs

IITA Youth Agripreneurs is partnering with Hello Tractor to train young Agripreneurs in Nigeria on the use of a ‘Smart Tractor’ designed by the company. The training which will commence in September after the project launch in Abuja on Monday, July 18, will bridge the gap in the use of ICT and mechanization in agriculture. The Hello Tractor project funded by USAID is another self-developed proposal of IITA Youth Agripreneurs after the Community Youth Agripreneurs project. The Hello Tractor which is a two year project project will give IYA the opportunity of providing training for 100 youths on the business of owning, maintaining, utilizing and promoting services for a fleet of smart tractors.

ACADEMY: UN Summer Academy, August 2016

United Nations

The Academy will introduce in particular key features of Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development, including the Sustainable Development Goals, along with the Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, engaging participants in a dialogue and exchange of practices requiring profound changes beyond ‘business as usual’ both in terms of substantive integration of the three pillars of sustainable development, as well as through new ways of working with partners from all segments of society. 

FELLOWSHIP: GLG Social Impact Fellowship, July 2016

GLG Social Impact

The Fellowship begins with identifying the top challenges facing Fellows’ organizations. Dedicated GLG Research Professionals help design engagements around these challenges, as thought partners to Fellows and their management teams. Tailored learning opportunities include phone consultations with subject matter experts, in-person meetings, roundtable discussions, teleconferences, and workshops. In addition to curated interactions designed for Fellows and their teams, they have access to GLG’s ongoing events offering throughout the year.

PROGRAM: 2017 Queen’s Young Leader's Program, July 2016

The Queens Young Leaders

The Fellowship begins with identifying the top challenges facing Fellows’ organizations. Dedicated GLG Research Professionals help design engagements around these challenges, as thought partners to Fellows and their management teams. Tailored learning opportunities include phone consultations with subject matter experts, in-person meetings, roundtable discussions, teleconferences, and workshops. In addition to curated interactions designed for Fellows and their teams, they have access to GLG’s ongoing events offering throughout the year.

FELLOWSHIP: Africa Business Fellowship, 2017

Africa Business Fellowship

The Africa Business Fellowship is a partnership between Econet, African Leadership Network (ALN), and Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT). The program will match young American business professionals with paid 6-month placements in African companies. Its purpose is to strengthen relationships between the African and American business communities and provide future American business leaders with the hands-on experience they need to truly understand business in Africa. We believe that by exposing high-achieving American professionals to African business at this stage in their careers, we are setting the stage for increased American-African investment and more meaningful collaboration.

FORUM: Telenor Youth Forum-Oslo Norway, October 2016

Telenor

We’re not looking for simple solutions, we’re looking for interesting perspectives, unexpected stories, and insightful dialogue. We’re offering you a global stage, opportunities to meet and discuss with leaders and luminaries within their fields, and a social and professional experience of a lifetime.Ready to transform the world we live in and to give your ideas a global platform to shape our digital future? Join us at the Telenor Youth Forum, and engage in dialogue and communication across boundaries — real or imagined, physical or mental — that aim to foster understanding, prosperity and ultimately peace.

FORUM: International Youth Forum (IYF), October 9-14, 2016

World Culture Forum

The International Youth Forum (IYF) will be held in Bali for six days, from 9-14 October 2016, parallel and in conjunction with the World Culture Forum (WCF). IYF invites the participation of youths from around the world, with a particular emphasis on independent thinking and social transformation, to represent the youth voice in an effort to mainstream culture into the agenda of development. The main theme of IYF, “Youth Culture for Social Transformation and Equality” is directly correlated to the WCF theme, “Culture for an Inclusive Sustainable Planet”.

AGRIPRENEURSHIP: CORAF/WECARD Youth Empowerment Agripreneurship in West Africa Project, July 2016

CORAF/WECARD

The objective of this call is to enrol over 1000 Young entrepreneurs in agriculture “Agripreneurs” or young people interested in agriculture in a one-year mentoring process in the framework of the project “Empowering Youths for Agripreneurship in West Africa”. Mentees will benefit from an assigned mentor for the duration of the program, agricultural advisory services and online live chat sessions with mentors.

CONTEST: How to Promote Inclusive Development in Agriculture, Energy, and Tourism in Senegal, June 2016

The World Bank

Are you a Senegalese university student between the ages of 18 to 30 years old? If so, the World Bank wants you to have your say on some of the most pressing development challenges in your country. The World Bank office in Senegal invites you to share your ideas for how to boost inclusive development in one of the following areas: agriculture, energy, or tourism. Enter the #Blog4Dev contest and you could win a two month youth project monitor position at the World Bank office in Dakar! 

FELLOWSHIP: Overseas Fellowship with Atlas Corps, June 2016

Atlas Corps

Atlas Corps seeks nonprofit/NGO professionals from around the world to apply for Fellowships in the U.S. Atlas Corps engages leaders committed to the nonprofit sector in 6-18 month, professional fellowships at organizations to learn best practices, build organizational capacity, and return home to create a network of global leaders. Fellows serve at Host Organizations working on issues that complement their expertise. This prestigious fellowship includes a living stipend to cover basic expenses (food, local transportation, and shared housing) and health insurance.

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