Executive training on sustainable investments in agriculture

2023-03-06

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment's Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture provides an interdisciplinary approach to addressing the challenges and opportunities of agricultural investments. The program is designed to equip participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to address some of the key challenges posed by international investments in agriculture, and to encourage a rich dialogue about practices from around the globe.

Who should attend?

This interdisciplinary program is designed for mid-level public sector officials and civil society representatives from low- and middle-income countries, whose responsibilities relate to investments, agriculture, land, or rural development. Representatives of bilateral development agencies, foundations, intergovernmental organizations, UN agencies, and the private sector may also be admitted. 

When and how will the training be delivered?

The training will take place from May 2-12, 2023.

The entire 2023 program will be held online.

The virtual training will include asynchronous and synchronous learning and peer-to-peer sharing components:

  • Short and interactive live training sessions will take place each business day from May 2-12. These sessions will be dedicated to engagement with course lecturers and practitioners, and to peer-to-peer sharing. A detailed schedule of live sessions will be shared with participants in early 2023.
  • Background materials for each training topic, including video presentations and readings, will be shared with participants through a dedicated course platform and available for review by participants in advance of the live sessions.

What are the program fees?

The training will be made freely available to accepted participants who fall into the following categories:

  • Civil society organizations / non-profit organizations (must be registered as a non-profit in your jurisdiction) of any income status
  • Government officials from low- and middle-income countries

A program fee of USD $500 applies to all other accepted participants, including those who fall into the following categories:

  • Government officials from high-income countries
  • Private sector
  • Funders (including bilateral development agencies and foundations)
  • UN agencies
  • Intergovernmental organizations

For more and to apply, visit: ccsi.columbia.edu/content/executive-training-sustainable-investments-agriculture. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until March 15, 2023.

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