October 24, 2022
The Crawford Fund is organising a zoom-based Master Class on Sustainable Intensification for transformational climate resilience of farming, forestry and fishing systems in South Pacific Nations (including but not limited to Fiji, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu). The Master Class will focus on accelerated regenerative and transformational climate resilience of smallholder farming, forestry and fishing systems through sustainable intensification which will contribute to the achievement of the SDGs.
The Master Class is a unique opportunity for early- and mid-career professional women and men professionals from:
The Master Class is free. It will be conducted fully by zoom over 30 hours in five full-day sessions starting at 9 am Fiji time on 22 November 2022. In addition, a further 15 hours will be required for out-of-session reading and exercises. The session dates and subject foci follow:
At the end of the Master Class, participants will have an improved understanding of, and competencies for, the design, adaptive management and evaluation of partnership-based regenerative sustainable intensification projects and programs. Also, the Master Class will strengthen networks among professionals in the region. A Master Class Certificate will be awarded to those who participated in and satisfactorily completed all requirements of the Master Class.
The facilitated co-learning approach of the Master Class will be supported by short presentations on key topics from regional and international experts and participants in their areas of expertise, as well as group discussions and panel sessions. All participants are expected to engage actively during sessions and complete background reading and out-of-session tasks. Adequate connectivity for the zoom platform will be necessary. The working language will be English.
Please send expressions of interest to Master Class Director John Dixon. ([email protected]) cc Sue Faulker, Crawford Fund ([email protected]) by c.o.b. 11 November 2022 with an expression of interest comprising:
Approximately 20-25 participants will be selected for the Master Class from expressions of interest received by 11 November 2022. Successful applicants will be notified by 18 November 2022. Please also indicate whether an official invitation letter from Crawford Fund would be required by your organisation.
General enquiries should be directed to the Director of Capacity Building Shaun Coffey ([email protected])