Webinars on land-based jobs for youth

This webinar series is jointly organized by UNCCD and Deutsche Welle for young people aged 15 to 35 years, who want to create sustainable jobs in the land sector. 

It is possible to make a sustainable living from the land sector, find out how!

Webinar 1: Winning ideas and overcoming fear

Thursday 19 November 2020
13:00 – 14:30 UMT/GMT
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H. E. Ms. Victoire Tomegah-Dogbé – Prime Minister of Togo
Mr. Ibrahim Thiaw – Executive Secretary of the UNCCD
Mr. Baaba Maal – UNCCD Land Ambassador
Mr. Desmond Koney – CEO and Founder, Complete Farmer, Nigeria
Ms. Thato Mokgadi – Tsoo13, Botswana
Mr. Jacob Vahr Svenningsen – CEO and Founder of eGro, Denmark

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  • Deutsche Welle

Sustainable Development Goals & targets


Three webinars will focus on building the necessary capacity to help young people in Africa, Asia and Latin America to venture into land-related entrepreneurial initiatives. The fourth, a global webinar, to be held during International Youth Day on 12 August 2021, will bring young people who started their journey under this initiative to meet and to share their successes with global policy and entrepreneurs, and youth around the world.    

Webinar 2:  Finding the financing and cutting-edge technologies

Thursday 25 February 2021
14:00 to 15:30 GMT 

Webinar 3:  Mentorship and creating a network to build your business

Thursday 22 April 2021
09:00 to 10:30 GMT 

Webinar 4: Youth entrepreneurs meet global policy and business leaders

Thursday 12 August 2021
14:00 to 16:00 GMT 

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