Call for Applications: RLC Bonn Workshop on sustainable agriculture from Sept 24-29th, 2022


RLC Bonn organizes a physical workshop in Bonn, Germany, on “Contextualizing smallholders’ livelihoods for food security and sustainable agriculture: bio-diverse agro-ecosystems, market changes, and land tenure” from September 24th to 29th, 2022, with the financial support of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

All doctoral students from Africa, Latin America, and Asia are eligible to apply to work in the respective regions on topics related to sustainable smallholder agriculture, food security, and land tenure. Ph.D. candidates at the beginning of their doctoral studies are just as welcome to apply as those who are already in the final stages. In the workshop, doctoral students will present their research projects and participate together with distinguished scientists, practitioners, and Laureates of the Right Livelihood Award.

The workshop targets the following objectives:

  • to strengthen knowledge and understanding of concepts and methodological approaches related to smallholders’ livelihoods, food security, and sustainable agriculture,
  • to critically assess different pathways of improving livelihoods of smallholders, improving food security, and making agriculture more sustainable,
  • to present own case studies from Africa, Asia, and Latin America, and to showcase projects considered successful
  • to promote the transmission of expertise and experience as well as networking between Ph.D. students, Right Livelihood Award Laureates, and other experts working on the topic worldwide.

Please download the detailed call here.

How to apply: Please submit the completed application form, consisting of an English abstract of the Ph.D. project, CV, and an EMA-authorized certificate of full Covid-19 vaccination, here.

Deadline for submission: July 26th, 2022