NELGA Research Communication Workshop (Funded)

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NELGA Research Communication Workshop (Funded)

Deadline: 17th January  2024, 4 pm EAT.

This workshop aims to improve the visibility and accessibility of NELGA’s research findings, ultimately promoting better cooperation between research and policy.

NELGA Research Communication Workshop (Funded)The workshop agenda includes engaging presentations, case studies, and interactive sessions that delve into the practical aspects of land governance in Africa. Expert speakers and facilitators will be on hand to share invaluable tools and strategies for effectively communicating research findings. Participants will also receive access to personalised coaching and mentorship sessions following the workshop.

The 3-day workshop will help to:

  • Improve understanding of the land policy development process and role of national research agendas.
  • Develop a research strategy including stakeholder analysis, knowledge management, and communications.
  • Enhance skills in producing high-quality, evidence-based research outputs like policy briefs and disseminate best practices in policy brief development.
  • Effectively engage in policy dialogue with relevant decision makers.

Workshop Contents

As we believe in the power of collaborative dialogue, we invite you to participate and contribute to:

  • Enhancing research communication skills through certified training and hands-on experiences.
  • Building connections and fostering collaborations with like-minded professionals and experts.
  • Gaining access to valuable resources, tools, and platforms for effective research communication.
  • Equip NELGA members with the tools and techniques to communicate research findings in decision-making spaces effectively.
  • Focus on integrating academic research into policy development and private sector decisions related to land governance.

Post-Workshop Mentoring and Coaching: We offer advisory support for participants to refine and submit communication materials developed after the workshop to work on policy briefs and other outputs.

Cost

The travel costs and accommodation will be covered by PROMAN, whom the GIZ-SLGA programme has contracted to implement Technical Support to NELGA on Research Communication.

Eligibility 
  • Master’s degree or a degree equivalent to a Master’s degree.
  • Active member of NELGA with ongoing research projects on land governance in Africa.
  • Applicants should be actively engaged in research, policymaking, or advocacy related to African land governance.
  • A track record of or potential for contributing to policy dialogues and research communication in the context of land governance.
  • Demonstrated interest in enhancing research communication skills.
  • Must commit to producing the required output(s) by a stipulated deadline.

For more information and application.

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