Online Course | Youth Entrepreneurship in Agriculture and Changing Food Systems

The global population is growing, and getting ‘younger’ by the day across Africa and Asia. Young women and men in these continents need jobs or support to start their own businesses. Food systems are straining to feed this expanding population and need to evolve to do this sustainably. Using tools, frameworks, case studies, interactive sessions and site visits, this course blends practical hands-on training with cutting-edge research.

Event details

Date
01 Nov - 10 Dec 2021
Organizer
Wageningen University & Research
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Part-time, 16 hrs per week (6 weeks)

Price: EUR 4100 | Scolarship available: MENA & Orange Knowledge Programme opportunities, apply before 16 March 2021

Location
Facilitated online sessions
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This course will provide you with a strengthened conceptual and practical understanding of food systems, labour markets, entrepreneurship, education and livelihoods. The result will be a greater ability to analyze these multiple challenges and come up with practical solutions to tackle them.

How to apply?

  1. Check the course programme here:
  2. Apply via the orange button on the course page
  3. After application, you will receive an email with the next steps
  4. More information on scholarship possibilities?
  5. More information on how to apply?

Scholarships: Eligibility Criteria Orange Knoweldge Programme

The Orange Knowledge Programme is managed by Nuffic and funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Orange Knowledge Programme is a Dutch global development programme, currently available in 38 countries. The Orange Knowledge Programme individual scholarships are open to mid-career professionals, who are nationals of - and living and working in - the following countries:

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Colombia, Congo (DRC), Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, Niger, Nigeria, Palestinian Territories, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Vietnam, Yemen and Zambia.

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Scholarships: Eligibility Criteria MENA Scholarship Programme

The scholarships are awarded in a competitive selection to highly motivated professionals ‘change makers’ who are in a position to introduce the newly-acquired skills and knowledge into their employing organisation. 50% of all scholarships are allocated to female applicants. The MSP is open to professionals who are nationals of - and living and working in - one of the countries listed below: 

Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia

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