The Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens Youth AgriChampions 2024

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The Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens Youth AgriChampions 2024
Deadline: 20th May, 2024.
The Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens (BKMC) is proud to host the 3rd edition of the Youth AgriChampions – a Peer2Peer workshop series on climate adaptation in agriculture.
The Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens Youth AgriChampions 2024The initiative brings together 15 youth grassroot voices from the world of smallholder farming and agricultural entrepreneurship in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda and Zambia, to share their on-the-ground experience with adapting their practices to climate change. 
During the workshops – taking place in July 2024, the BKMC Youth AgriChampions will develop a youth demand paper to be elevated in high-level political fora by BKMC co-chair and 8th Secretary-General of the UN Ban Ki-moon. 
The thematic focus of the 2024 Demand Paper will be “locally-led adaptation for smallholder farming”.
Workshops Dates
The workshops will take place on:
Workshop 1: 10 July 2024 (16:00 – 19:00 CEST)
Workshop 2: 17 July 2024 (16:00 – 19:00 CEST)
Workshop 3: 31 July 2024 (16:00 – 18:00 CEST)
Eligibility
  • Smallholder farmers, agricultural entrepreneurs and youth employed in the agricultural sector who want to share experiences, advocate for smallholder farmers, and work on developing a youth-demand paper for world leaders;
  • Age 18-35;
  • Citizens/nationals of the following countries: Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda and Zambia;
  • Working / worked on a climate adaptation project or have expertise in the topic;
  • Keen interest in agriculture, climate change, and food systems.
  • Able to fully attend three workshops in July 2024 and to provide some time to prepare things for the workshops in between

Application Process 

During the application process you will need to fill out a form, indicating:
  • Your personal details (e.g. name, contact information, date of birth, citizenship, education, language competence, short profile description)
  • Your professional details (e.g. name of organization, function)
For more information and application.

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