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Hybrid Winter School // First WEF-Nexus Winter School for Southern Africa

The first WEF Nexus Winter School or short course designed specifically for Southern Africa will take place from 26 - 30 July 2021 in Pretoria, South Africa. This hybrid in-person/virtual event is organised by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Transformative Agricultural and Food Systems, in partnership with Global Water Partnership Southern Africa, UNESCO-IHE Delft, the Water Research Commission, and WaterNet.

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26 -30 July 2021

Background

The first Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus Winter School or short course designed specifically for Southern Africa will take place from 26 - 30 July 2021 in Pretoria, South Africa. This hybrid in-person/virtual event is organised by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Transformative Agricultural and Food Systems, in partnership with Global Water Partnership Southern Africa, UNESCO-IHE Delft, the Water Research Commission, and WaterNet.

Who should apply?

Early career researchers, postgraduates, managers, practitioners (NGOs, Government, River Basin Organisations), and stakeholders conducting research and development related to the WEF Nexus and related fields, such as agriculture, forestry, water, energy, engineering, climate change, ecosystems, and environment. Applicants must demonstrate an advanced (C1) English level (please, see the application form).

Where

The WEF Nexus Winter School will be held at Future Africa, University of Pretoria, Hillcrest Campus, Pretoria, South Africa from 26 to 30 July 2021. The venue has accommodation facilities. The winter school organisers will closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic situation and timeously communicate any changes via email.

Program Cost:

The program fee is USD 1,000 per participant. The fee includes registration, lunch, and teas during the Winter School and a field trip. Participants are responsible for their own accommodation, flights, airport transfers, and meals outside the Winter School hours. A limited number of full and partial sponsorships are available to participants from SADC countries who meet the criteria (see application form for details).

To Apply

Click here to download the application form and learn more about the 1st WEF Nexus Winter School for Southern Africa. Submit your applications to waternet@waternetonline.org with subject WEF Winter School. You may also use that email for enquiries.

NEW DEADLINE: APPLICATIONS DUE 31 MARCH 2021

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