July 12th – 17th, 2018:   Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR) Annual Workshop  at Franschhoek Hotel & Spa, Cape Town Between June 12 th & 17th, 2018

September 20th – 22, 2017:       The Tropentag 2017: International Conference on Research on Food Security, Natural Resource Management and Rural Development: Future Agriculture: Socio-Ecological Transitions and Bio-cultural shifts at University of Bonn, Germany. Sponsor: The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), GrassNet Programmme. (www.tropentag.de).

September 18- 19, 2017:           Annual workshop for the “Reduction of Post-Harvest Losses and Value Addition in East African Food Value Chains” (RELOAD) project at University of Kassel, Witzenhausen, Germany. Sponsor: The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

April 9 – 12, 2017:         Stakeholders Training Workshop on Cattle Fattening as a Way of Adding Value to Lean Animals from the Drylands of Kenya Held at ACK Guest House in Kajiado. Sponsor: The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

February 14, 2017:       ASSAR National Stakeholders Workshops held at Heron Portico Hotel, Nairobi,Kenya. Sponsor: DFID.

February 21, 2017:       ASSAR Local Stakeholders Workshops held at Moti Pearl Hotel in Isiolo, Kenya. Sponsor: DFID.

November 10- 15, 2016: Annual workshop for the “Reduction of Post-Harvest Losses and Value Addition in East African Food Value Chains” (RELOAD) project at University of Kassel, Witzenhausen, Germany. Sponsor: The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

October 14- 22, 2016:      Fifth RUFORUM Biennial Conference African Higher Education Week and RUFORUM Biennial Conference held between 14th and 22nd October, 2016 at the Century City in Cape Town, South Africa. Sponsor: The Regional Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM)

Aug. 11th – 12th, 2015:   First Annual Rangelands Congress 2015 held between 11th and 12th of August 2015 at the KCB Leadership Center Karen, Nairobi, Kenya. Sponsor: Rangelands Association of Kenya, African conservation Centre, International Livestock Research Institute and University of Nairobi Center for Sustainable Drylands Ecosystems and Societies.

July 28th – 29th, 2015:    National stakeholder workshop to validate the report on “Investing in healthy rangelands in a devolved Kenya” held at Boma-Inn Hotel South-C on 28-29 July 2015. Sponsor: IUCN

February 10th, 2015:                Stakeholders Meeting on “Geospatial Mapping of Rangelands” held at the International Union for Conservation (IUCN) Nairobi office on Tuesday 10th February, 2015. Sponsor: IUCN.

Aug. 24th – 25th, 2015:            The Intervention Strategy Workshop (ISW)/Collaborative Resilience Innovation (CRID) Workshop on Internal Displacement in Somalia, 24 – 28 August 2015 held at Crowne Plaza, Nairobi, Kenya. Sponsor: Resilience Africa Network (RAN) at Makerere University in Uganda and Horn of Africa Resilience Innovation Lab (RILAB).

August 6th, 2015:                    Workshop on the profile and dynamics of the natural resource based economy of Isiolo County organized by  International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and Resource Advocacy Programme (RAP) and County Government of Isiolo on 6th August 2015. Sponsor: IIED

Dec. 10th – 11th, 2014:             Consultative Workshop: Learning Needs Assessment to Support Capacity Development for Resilience Analysis and Policy Processes in the Context of Food Security-Organized by Intergovernmental Authority for Development (IGAD). Sponsor: United Nations Development Program, Global Policy Centre

Sept. 21st – Oct. 4th, 2014:         Annual workshop for the “Reduction of Post-Harvest Losses and Value Addition in East African Food Value Chains” (RELOAD) project at University of Kassel, Witzenhausen, Germany. Sponsor: The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

July 17th, 2014:                         Launching Workshop for the IGAD funded “Enhancing resilience of livestock-based livelihoods in Northern Kenya” project at the Desmond Tutu Conference Center, AACC Westlands.

October 06th – 11th, 2013:        Launching workshop for RELOAD: Reduction of Post-Harvest Losses and Value Addition in East African Food Value Chains at Jimma University in Ethiopia. Sponsor: The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

September 17th – 19, 2013:       The Tropentag 2013: International workshop on agricultural development and the urban-rural continuum at University of Hohenheim, Institute for Plant Production and Agro-ecology of the Tropics and Subtropics, Stuttgart, Germany. Sponsor: The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), GrassNet Programmme. (www.tropentag.de).

February 13th – 15th, 2013:       The 4th Africa Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction: “Reducing Drought Risk In Africa – Measuring Impact, strategizing for the Future” at Ngurdoto Lodge, Arusha, Tanzania (www.unisdr.org/we/inform/events/30143). Sponsor: UNDP Dryland Development Centre, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection

February 11th – 12th, 2013:       The 5th Africa Drought Adaptation Forum at Ngurdoto Lodge, Arusha, Tanzania (www.unisdr.org/files/30143_annex9resultsofthe5thadaf.pdf).

Sponsor: UNDP Dryland Development Centre, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection

February 8th – 9th, 2013:          Mobility, hybridity and the way to co-existence: Restructuring of daily life in rural and urban African societies at the Japan Society for the promotion of science (JSPS), Nairobi research station

Sponsor: The JSPS, Nairobi

February29 – March1st, 2013:    Training workshop on the Total Economic Valuation Methodology for Pastoralism at Solote Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Sponsor: IIED/DFID

December 4th – 5th, 2012:        Holistic Natural Resource Management Training Workshop in Laikipia, Kenya. Sponsor: The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

November 30th, 2012:               Environmental Impact Assessment/Environmental Audit Training Institutions Workshop at Kenyatta International Conference Centre, Nairobi. Sponsor: The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

September 18th – 21st, 2012:    The Tropentag 2012: International workshop on food security, natural resource management and rural development at Gottingen University, Germany (www.tropentag.de). Sponsor: The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), GrassNet Programmme

October 5th – 7th, 2011:            The Tropentag 2011: International workshop on “development on the Margin” at University of Bonn, Germany (www.tropentag.de). Sponsor: The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), GrassNet Programmme

June 27th – July 1st, 2010:       Forum on Education, Capacity Building and Climate Change at the White Sands Hotel, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Sponsor: The Global Change System for Analysis, Research and Training (START). start.org/download/2013/forum-strategy.pdf (start.org/download/2010/forum-participants-6.24.10.pdf)

December 7th – 18th, 2009:      The 15th United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) Conference of Parties (COP 15) at The Bella Conference Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark. Sponsor: The Open Society Institute (OSI) through International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

May 22nd – 23rd, 2009:             Conference on Energy, Gender and Environment at the AMREF International Training Centre, Nairobi, Kenya. Sponsor: Eastern Africa Environmental Network (EAEN)

June 12th – 13th, 2008:             Scoping Workshop on Climate Change and Policy Making in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management in East Africa, Nairobi Safari Club. Sponsor: Wageningen University and Research Centre; ASARECA and IUCN

May 23rd – 24th, 2008:              Environmental concerns of Climate Change with respect to Sustainable Livelihoods in Eastern Africa at the AMREF International Training Centre, Nairobi, Kenya. Sponsor: Eastern Africa Environmental Network (EAEN)

 

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African Dryland Institute for Sustainability , University of Nairobi