Call for applications
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in collaboration with PROCASUR has the pleasure of presenting the Learning Route: "Innovative ideas and approaches to integrate Rural Youth in Agriculture. The progress in Kenya," taking place in Kenya, between the 11th and the 18th of August 2014.
Deadline for applications: 7th July 2014.
Through a face-to-face learning, the 8-day Learning Route includes the opportunity of learning directly in the field and from its protagonist some of the best practices some of the best initiatives implemented in favour of youth transforming policies into actions and progress.
The Main objective of this Learning Route is to contribute to lesson-sharing and learning at country and regional level in order to build technical capacities within IFAD´s operations and partners in the ESA region on innovative strategies and approaches to engage rural youth in agriculture, increase employment and reduce poverty.
During this unique journey through knowledge, participants will be supported by PROCASUR and experts, in the design of an "Innovation Plan" aimed at integrating and adopting the best practices in their respective settings and enhancing their organizations and projects performance in delivering specific youth services and actually include activities benefitting young people.
A Contest after the Learning Route will prize the best three Innovation Plans with a starting capital of USD 2500.
Please find attached the Application pack composed by the following documents: (i) Call for applications; (ii) Application form of the Learning Route; (iii) Scholarship form and (iv) an Endorsement Letter for the sponsoring organization.
In order to apply, it is necessary to send the application form to firstname.lastname@example.org before the 7th of July 2014. This is the deadline for the reception of applications and other documents.