Youth

Age Aside: Young leaders are still leaders

I am a young professional from Nairobi. Since 2015 I have been part of a mentorship programme involving young people in Kenya. I started off as a lead junior professional, coordinating and managing a group of peers. Fast forward six months into the project, I was appointed project administrator, charged with managing and running the group’s secretariat.

Global Food Security Symposium 2017: Making Food Security the Focus in Uncertain Times

Amid recent turbulent political shifts around the world, a new report by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs puts food security at the heart of global peace and prosperity.

Gambia Rural Youth Award 2017

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The theme of the award is ‘We need young people in rural areas: We need them to produce, process and market the food that will feed the world’.

Final report: Expert Group on commercializing the agricultural sector in Kenya

This is the final report of the Expert Group "Commercializing Agricultural Sector in Kenya: Wake the Kenyan Giant!". The report introduces the context of SIANI, the Kenyan framework 'Agricultural Sector Development Support Programme, ASDSP' and the concept of the Expert Group. 

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Ansök till en av 20 lediga tjänster som FN:s ungdomsvolontär

FNs ungdomsvolontärprogram (UN Youth Volunteers) för svenska medborgare finansieras av Sida och genomförs av FNs volontärprogram, UN Volunteers (UNV). Tack vare detta samarbete skickar Sida och UNV ut 20 unga volontärer för att stödja FNs arbete inom miljö & klimat, fredsbyggande och montoring & evaluation.

Join a summer school on healthy and sustainable diets

Wageningen University hosts the 1st International Master class to broaden disciplinary thinking in agriculture, food sciences, nutrition and health to arrive at a disciplinary research perspective on healthy and sustainable diets.

Where to start your international career?

Do you want to pursue a career in international development, but are unsure of how and where to start? SLU Global recently published a pamphlet on international careers, explaining which organisations and pathways there are for graduates that want to work globally.

SLU Global: International career brochure

The aim of this brochure is to provide advice to those interested in pursuing an international career, as well as provide a list of potential employers working in the field of global development. You can also read interviews with SLU alumni about how they designed their careers.

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