Autumn school for participatory research – climate action and the SDG’s

Are you working on a community-based project or interested in developing a project addressing climate action, or any of the United Nation Sustainable Development Goals in your community?

Do you want to build your skills and capacity in community-based participatory research (CBPR)?

Together with CIFAL Victoria and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), ICLD invites leaders and researchers from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Sweden to a hybrid training in community-based research, knowledge coproduction and leadership for climate action and the SDGs. The course is six weeks (online) and a 4-day in-person training.

When and where?

28 September to 2nd November – Online modules
14 – 17 November in person training in Dar es-Salaam, Tanzania.

Who can apply?

  • Researchers interested in the SDGs, local democracy and climate action, with a regional focus on Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania and intention to support the projects undertaken by local governments in the ICLD Municipal Partnership Programme.
  • Local government officials from municipal partnerships in the regional cluster who are not in the ICLD networks.
  • ICLD Alumni working in a local government in the region.

Costs for travel and accommodation is to be born by the participant.

How to apply?

Read the Call for Applications carefully and fill out the application form.

Apply before 1 August 2022.

About Community-based Participatory Research (CBPR)

CBPR is an approach to research that involves active participation of actors, those whose lives are affected by the issues being studied, in all phases of research for the purpose of producing useful results to make positive changes.

Read more in the invitation

Programme outline