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International course on Vegetable and potato production for emerging markets (fellowship opportunity)

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Registration deadline: 21 Oct 2014 Training date: 29 Jun 2015 to 17 Jul 2015 Wageningen University

Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen UR

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International course on Media design for social change (fellowship opportunity)

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Registration deadline: 21 Oct 2014 Training date: 18 May 2015 to 29 May 2015 Wageningen University

Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen UR

Become an inspiring partner in commissioning media production
Rural development organisations are actively engaged in communication. In a changing media landscape, conventional linear and top-down information flows quickly become obsolete. Organisations need communication professionals who know how to use concepts and models to improve and enrich media design and production in processes of social change.

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International course on Contemporary approaches to genetic resources conservation and use (fellowship opportunity)

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Registration deadline: 21 Oct 2014 Training date: 13 Apr 2015 to 01 May 2015 Wageningen University

Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen UR

Plant genetic resources strategies and policies
Modern production and marketing of agricultural crops depend on a limited number of genetically uniform varieties that deliver uniform food products. With this approach becoming global, genetic diversity is endangered. Worldwide, strategies are developed to conserve genetic resources. This course provides state-of-the-art insight into various plant genetic resources management strategies and relevant policies.

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International course on Integrated pest management and food safety (fellowship opportunity)

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Registration deadline: 21 Oct 2014 Training date: 01 Jun 2015 to 19 Jun 2015 Wageningen University

Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen UR

The challenge of combining pesticide use and ensuring safe food In recent decades, consumers have become increasingly concerned about the quality and safety of their food. Public and private standards for pesticide residues have become stricter than ever before. But while there are plentiful technical solutions, the application of Integrated Pest Management is still a struggle for many farmers.

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International course on Monitoring, evaluation and impact assessment of food and nutrition security programmes (fellowship opportunity)

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Registration deadline: 21 Oct 2014 Training date: 01 Jun 2015 to 19 Jun 2015 Wageningen University

Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen UR

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International course on Mananging for Impact (fellowships opportunity)

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Registration deadline: 21 Oct 2014 Training date: 09 Mar 2015 to 27 Mar 2015 Wageningen University

An integrated approach to participatory planning, monitoring and evaluation

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Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT)

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Registration deadline: 01 Sep 2014 Training date: 08 Sep 2014 to 10 Sep 2014 AfterShock-CEM

This is a three-day personal security and safety course, suitable for anyone working in a hostile environment including new employees, those visiting a hostile environment for the first time, those who have not yet had security/safety training or for those who have not gone through a refresher training in the recent past. This course is offered in both English and Urdu languages, depending upon the participants language orientation and is suitable for both expatriates and/or local staff.

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7th Australasian Natural Hazards Management Conference 2014

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Registration deadline: 22 Sep 2014 Training date: 22 Sep 2014 to 26 Sep 2014 HazardsEducation.org

Conference Details
The conference will provide a forum to discuss the integration of hazard information into effective risk management, including:

o Applying hazard information to best practice planning
o Developing effective warning systems
o Improved response and recovery from events
o Creating resilient communities through integrating science into practice

Our target audience is: Emergency managers, planners, risk assessors, asset and utility managers, natural hazards researchers and scientists.

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International course on Integrated seed sector development (fellowship opportunity)

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Registration deadline: 21 Oct 2014 Training date: 18 May 2015 to 05 Jun 2015 Wageningen University

Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen UR

Over the last decades, the formal seed system in most developing countries has shifted from a publicly dominated sector to a privately dominated sector. However, throughout the world, the largest quantities of seed are still produced by farmers themselves. Integrated Seed Sector Development (ISSD) recognises the relevance of formal and informal systems and aims to balance public and private sector involvement.

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Proposal Writing & Business Development

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Registration deadline: 19 Oct 2014 Training date: 26 Oct 2014 to 30 Oct 2014 MzN International

Participants of this 5-day course will learn how to find funding opportunities and write better donor proposals. The course covers all aspects of proposal development, including:

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Practising Reflection: Reflective Practices in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)

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Registration deadline: 30 Sep 2014 Training date: 01 Oct 2014 to 09 Oct 2014 Vaughan Centre for Lifelong Learning, University of Leicester

About this course

The United Nation’s convention on Disaster Risk Reduction in 2005 urged the international community to change its focus from reactive to proactive disaster response. This niche course plays a key role in progressing this agenda by introducing reflection and associated reflective practices to reactive and proactive disaster response.

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MAPublisher Training

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Registration deadline: 27 Aug 2014 Training date: 25 Sep 2014 to 26 Sep 2014 Avenza Systems Inc.

MAPublisher training is being offered in our hometown of Toronto, ON.

Realize the full potential of MAPublisher taught by one of our expert application specialists and be among the first to experience features of MAPublisher 9.5 for Adobe Illustrator, including streamlined data import,HTML5 web map and web tile export and how to create and optimize your maps for use on mobile devices.

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Global Briefing 2014

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Registration deadline: 23 Oct 2014 Training date: 23 Oct 2014 to 24 Oct 2014 International Crisis Group

The International Crisis Group's Global Briefing is an exclusive two-day high-level event that will focus on major conflict flashpoints across the globe. Invited participants will have an opportunity to go beyond the headlines in discussions with more than 40 of Crisis Group’s field-based staff, senior staff, and Board members on the drivers of these conflicts and innovative strategies for their mitigation.

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Strategic Peacebuilding, Instructor-led Online Course

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Registration deadline: 25 Oct 2014 Training date: 06 Oct 2014 to 02 Nov 2014 US Institute of Peace

This fall the United States Institute of Peace, is offering a new suite of instructor-led online courses that feature real-time interaction with your instructor, presentations by international experts and webinars, forums and interactive exercises involving other students around the world.

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Financial Management for US Government Funding

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Registration deadline: 23 Oct 2014 Training date: 23 Oct 2014 to 24 Oct 2014 InsideNGO

Consistent and effective financial management is the key to receiving funding from the US Government–and also to reducing audit findings. Participants will return to work equipped with a comprehensive knowledge of the fundamentals of financial management with US Government funding, including accounting procedures, timekeeping systems, basic budget management, indirect costs, and how to deal with donor audits and reviews.

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USAID Rules & Regulations: Grants & Cooperative Agreements

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Registration deadline: 20 Oct 2014 Training date: 20 Oct 2014 to 22 Oct 2014 InsideNGO

International organizations that rely on USAID funding often face challenges in effectively managing their awards. The rules and regulations associated with award management are complex and the practical application of these rules is crucial for compliant project implementation. Organizations need staff members who understand how USAID awards work and can effectively manage USAID rules and regulations to maintain donor compliance.

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Financial Management for US Government Funding

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Registration deadline: 16 Oct 2014 Training date: 16 Oct 2014 to 17 Oct 2014 InsideNGO

Consistent and effective financial management is the key to receiving funding from the US Government–and also to reducing audit findings. Participants will return to work equipped with a comprehensive knowledge of the fundamentals of financial management with US Government funding, including accounting procedures, timekeeping systems, basic budget management, indirect costs, and how to deal with donor audits and reviews.

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Introduction to USAID Contracts

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Registration deadline: 13 Oct 2014 Training date: 13 Oct 2014 to 15 Oct 2014 InsideNGO

This workshop covers critical contract administration/management areas and contract clauses while providing useful tools and procedures to ensure compliance and successful implementation. Designed to stimulate critical thinking on contractual oversight and implementation, participants will be engaged in practical discussions and exercises that focus on the administration of a contract after negotiation and award, the applicable regulatory clauses and effective procedures.

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Procurement Planning & Execution: USAID Grants & Cooperative Agreements

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Registration deadline: 09 Oct 2014 Training date: 09 Oct 2014 to 10 Oct 2014 InsideNGO

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to utilize their knowledge of USAID procurement guidelines, review budgets, and develop procurement plans that address organizational and USAID requirements under grants and cooperative agreements.

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USAID Rules & Regulations: Grants & Cooperative Agreements

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Registration deadline: 06 Oct 2014 Training date: 06 Oct 2014 to 08 Oct 2014 InsideNGO

International organizations that rely on USAID funding often face challenges in effectively managing their awards. The rules and regulations associated with award management are complex and the practical application of these rules is crucial for compliant project implementation. Organizations need staff members who understand how USAID awards work and can effectively manage USAID rules and regulations to maintain donor compliance.