Joint Workshops on tools for planning, scenarios and policy analysis of the water-energy-land nexus for equitable development in rural Africa

RE4AFAGRI project and World Resources Institute (WRI) are organizing a series of capacity building activities to support African researchers, analysts and policy makers on a range of topics relating to the water-energy-land nexus and rural development.

The first week-long capacity building activities will be held in Addis Ababa, 16-20th October 2023 and will convene approximately 30 participants from across sub-Saharan Africa. The week consists of two workshops (agenda below).

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Deadline for applications 23:59 CET May 31st 2023 (CLOSED)

Applications will be assessed through the month of June 2023.

Notes on application and participation

  • Applicants seeking to participate in Workshop #2 must also participate in Workshop #1.
  • Sponsored bursaries to cover travel and accommodation costs will be available for some participants and will be evaluated in application process. Participants from IIASA SSARMO countries are strongly encouraged to apply and to note this information in their application.
  • For those unable to attend, Workshop #1 will be a hybrid meeting, enabling online viewing. Materials from Workshop #2 will be later given online as an online course in late 2023.

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Online info session and Q&A

Wednesday 17th May, 1300-1400 Central European Time (GMT+2)

We hosted a one hour online information and Q&A session in advance of the application deadline. There was an overview of the capacity building workshops followed by a Q&A session.

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World Resources Institute (WRI) is a global research organization that has been working in Africa for more than 30 years, supporting local partners and Africa governments to advance forest protection, landscape restoration and sustainable cities.

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The Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Member Organization (SSARMO) includes 17 African countries* who are participating in the Science Granting Councils Initiative (SGCI) in Sub-Saharan Africa – a multi-partner, multi-institutional initiative established in 2015 aimed at strengthening institutional capacities of Science Granting Councils in the region.


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About the project
LeapRe re4afagri © RE4AFAGRI

RE4AFAGRI is an H2020-funded project within the LEAP-RE EU-AU initiative framework. As a consortioum of 8 African and European organizations, we advance state-of-the-art of energy-water nexus modelling in rural areas of developing countries to bridge the current gap between large-scale and local-scale frameworks and agricultural and electrification modelling.

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