FAO/FIMI Human Rights Trainers Training, Food and Nutrition Security for Indigenous Women Leaders from Africa 2018

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FAO/FIMI Human Rights Trainers Training, Food and Nutrition Security for Indigenous Women Leaders from Africa 2018… Below has the program’s application form, requirements, eligibility, deadline and other details.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for FAO/FIMI Human Rights Trainers Training, Food and Nutrition Security for Indigenous Women Leaders from Africa 2018 … Interested applicant(s) ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

FAO/FIMI Human Rights Trainers  Training, Food and Nutrition Security for Indigenous Women Leaders from Africa 2018

FAO/FIMI Human Rights Trainers Training, Food and Nutrition Security 2018

FIMI has been conducting the Indigenous Women’s Global Leadership School developing capacity building programs aimed at indigenous women leaders from different regions of the world. In collaborative efforts with FAO in the year 2015, began the implementation of this particular program at the national level, a Program on Human Rights, Food and Nutrition Security. At the close of the second edition, more than 100 women from different Indigenous Peoples from Peru, Bolivia, India, the Philippines, El Salvador, Panama and Paraguay participated.

  • Eligible Countries: Peru, Bolivia, India, the Philippines, El Salvador, Panama and Paraguay
  • To be taken at (country): 
  • Programme Type: Opportunity
  • Award Provider: FAO/FIMI Human Rights Trainers Training, Food and Nutrition Security

Programme Description: FAO  is one of the leading organizations for its expertise in natural resources management, including food systems. Given the inextricable relationship that exists between nature and indigenous peoples? livelihoods, FAO plays an important role in protecting the environment and those who depend on it for survival. Many FAO projects relate to indigenous peoples even if indirectly, in their promotion of biological and cultural diversity as the underpinnings of food and livelihood security as well as the quality of life.

In this occasion, FIMI and FAO are going to implement the program Trainng of Trainers on Human Rights, Food Security and Nutrition to be carried out at a regional level in Africa.

The Objectives are:

  • Strengthen the leaderships and knowledges of indigenous women on human rights, food security and nutrition for the capacity building of other indigneous women from Africa.
  • Promote and strengthen the articulation, alliances and collaborations between activists and indigenous organizations at the regional level for the advocacy and participation at the international processes.

Requirements:

This program is open to indigenous women leaders from Africa, the requirements are:

  • Indigenous women with skill and experience in facilitating capacity building processes.
  • Indigenous women associated with an indigenous organisation and actively working with indigenous communities and involved in human rights, indigneous peoples rights and women’s rights.
  • Basic english speaking and writing skills.
  • In the selection process, 30 indigenous women leaders will be selected to participate in the program through an Advisory Committee.

SCHOLARSHIP:

  • Scholarship to cover airfare (economy flights), accommodation and food will be provided; it is included educational material. FIMI will provide full scholarships for 30 participants. All scholarships will awarded in the most equitable way possible.

PARTICIPANT?S COMMITMENTS

  • A signed letter of commitment to actively participate and complete the 12 days of the capacity building training.
  • Deliver a Capacity builidng Plan on the knowledge acquired from ToT and its implementation.
  • Getting a visa or passport in advance, if it is required.

ACADEMIC STRUCTURE:

a) Module I: Indigenous Peoples? Rigths Indigenous Women?s Rigths.
b) Module II: Food Security
c) Module III: Learning and Sharing knowledges in collectivity
d) Capacity-building training Plan

PROGRAM MODALITY

  • The program will be held for a period of 12 days continuous during August or September of this year. The exact dates and venue are still to be confirmed. Download here the application form

Application Procedure

Application Form – How to Apply:

For an application to be complete, the following documents must be submitted:

i. A completed application form
ii. A letter of organizational endorsement, preferable the Organisation/Institution the applicant belong to or is working closely with. Shall this letter be addressed to the Coordination of the Indigenous Women?s Global Leadership School. The letter should also specify the national or regional network which the organisation is affliated with.
iii. A commitment letter from the candidate to perform all tasks required and commitment to conclude the program.

The completed application form and a letter of endorsement shall be sent by email to winniekodi@iiwf.org with a copy to global-school@iiwf.org Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any enquiries.

Application Deadline

Application Deadline: July 9th 2018

For More Information:

Click Here to the Official Webpage of FAO/FIMI Human Rights Trainers Training, Food and Nutrition Security for Indigenous Women Leaders from Africa 2018 for more information.

 

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