1st WEF Nexus Winter School for Southern Africa

Deadline for applications 31 March 2021

Water, Energy and Food (WEF) Nexus Winter school opportunity for young scientists from 26 to 31 July 2021 in Pretoria, South Africa. The overall objective of the WEF Nexus Winter School is to improve evidence-based decision-making capacities of early career researchers. From IHE Delft, Prof. Graham Jewitt, Dr. Janez Sušnik and Sara Masia are involved in this initiative.

The winter school will focus on:

  • Improving the ability to conceptualise the WEF Nexus linkages and potential impact on resource management and regional policies;
  • Strengthening skills and knowledge about tools and methods for WEF Nexus assessments, planning, monitoring and evaluation; and
  • Networking and mentoring, i.e., improving international communication between practitioners, postgraduates, early career researchers, senior researchers, and experts to build and consolidate a WEF network in southern Africa.

Who can 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

Deadline for applications 31 March 2021