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ADENIYI FAMOSE is attending Rebecca Pincus's event

Conference Environmental Diplomacy and Security in International Relations at Burlington VT

October 21, 2011 at 5pm to October 23, 2011 at 4pm
From October 21-23, 2011, IEDS will host its inaugural conference, “Environmental Diplomacy and Security in International Relations”. This conference will focus on international conflicts over energy and environmental issues, where diplomacy cannot succeed without scientific knowledge. The conference will be structured around five symposia that will be used to highlight this theme: Polar Diplomacy: Energy, the Environment, and International SecuritySocial Ecology of Borders: Environmental…See More
Sep 19, 2011
ADENIYI FAMOSE updated their profile
Sep 11, 2011
ADENIYI FAMOSE is attending Coady International Institute's event

Certificate in Community-Based Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding at Coady International Institute

September 26, 2011 to October 14, 2011
Community-Based Conflict Transformation and PeacebuildingPurposeIn recent decades, the world has experienced a growth in violent intra- and inter-state, community and family conflicts and tensions. In workplaces, employers and employees grapple with issues of equality, equity and improved wages and conditions of service. Similarly, change agents working towards building cultures of peace are constantly faced with issues of human rights abuses against women, children and people with different…See More
Aug 23, 2011
ADENIYI FAMOSE is now friends with Ken Houston and Peacekeeping Training Programme
Jul 16, 2011
ADENIYI FAMOSE is attending Ken Houston's event

12th INCORE International Summer School, University of Ulster, N. Ireland at INCORE Institute, University of Ulster, Magee Campus, , NI

June 13, 2011 to June 17, 2011
INCORE (International Conflict Research Institute) at the University of Ulster wishes you to invite you to the 12th International Summer School. The 2011 International Summer School will run from 13th-17th June 2011. The Summer School will be based in the historic Magee Campus in the city of Derry/Londonderry, on the shores of Lough Foyle in the north west of Northern Ireland, easily accessible by road,rail and air.The INCORE Summer School provides a structured learning opportunity to analyse…See More
Dec 29, 2010

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Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
I have higher Diploma in Urban Planning, Yaba College of Technology, Lagos. Nigeria. Master of Business Administration
I also have Certificate in Practical Approaches to Peace building and Development, Peace building and Development Institute,PDI American University, Washington DC. USA.
I am currently a Director at St Joavic Foundations NGO and a consultant to Center for Peace, Development and Good Governance.
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
1,Ogoni in Niger Delta Region of Rivers State.
2, Ilaje, Igbokoda in Niger Delta Region of Ondo State
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
NIGERIA
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
NGO Consultant & Director
How many years professional experience do you have ?
3-5
What is your personal or organizational website?
http://www.joavicfoundations.org
Which Languages do you speak Proficiently? (note we can not list all languages, only some major world languages or ones related to conflict regions)
German
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Conflict Resolution, Development, Education, Environment, Gender, Human Rights, Internally Displaced, Humanitarian Relief, Organizational Development, Peacebuilding, Refugees, Violence Prevention, Youth
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Capacity Building, Evaluation, Program Administration, Program Design, Research, Training
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
Addressing Ethno-Political Conflict
International Perspective on Peace and War.
International Perspective on Peace, Reconciliation and Right to Protest.

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At 7:40pm on October 14, 2008, Rene Wadlow said…
16 October — World Food Day — The Three Fs

Rene Wadlow

“determined to promote the common welfare by furthering separate and collective action for the purpose of raising levels of nutrition and standards of living”
Preamble of the FAO Constitution


The current financial crisis joins those of food and fuel to challenge the world economy. The three crises are inter-related and impact each other. Paying hundreds of billions of dollars to rescue the world’s financial industry looks likely to cut both humanitarian aid and development spending. The price of oil has dropped but is still high and is a drain on the funds of developing countries.

Foreign development issues may be the first victims of the financial crisis as government officials focus on domestic issues, especially if there is the predicted slowdown in the economy and a rise in unemployment in North America and Europe.

At a recent funding meeting in Geneva, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Antonio Guterres recognized that the financial crisis would raise challenges for those who have traditionally financed UNHCR programs. “At the same time, I must point out that the resources required to support the 31 million people we care for are very modest indeed when compared to the sums being spent to bring stability to the international financial system. It would be tragic if the funds available to the humanitarian community were to decline at the very time when demands upon us are increasingly so dramatically.”

Yet the decline in governmental aid to the developing world is probably inevitable. Thus an emphasis must be placed on creating a world food policy which draws upon improving local self-reliance while not creating nationalistic policies which harm neighbours. Food is a key aspect of deep structural issues in the world society and thus must be seen in a wholistic framework.

Jean Ping, the chairman of the African Union Commission noted recently that “The sharp increase in basic food prices has had a particularly negative effect on African countries. In the medium and long term, the Commission proposes measures to regulate speculation, the sharing of public cereal stocks, strengthening the financing of imports and reliable food aid, promoting investment in social protection and increased investment to boost agricultural production.” The African Union has 53 state-members with some 750 million people, over half of which are in what is now called “the bottom billion” — people living on $1.25 a day or less. While there is something artificial in poverty lines based on buying-power, such poverty statistics give an indication of the challenges faced.

While constant improvements in technology, mechanization, plant breeding and farm chemicals have steadily increased food production per acre in much of the world, African food production per acre has stagnated, and in some areas has gone down. Likewise, the portion of development assistance in Africa dedicated to agriculture has declined from 15 per cent in the 1980s to 4 per cent in 2006.

Thus the first need in Africa is to develop the local economies: Currently, poverty, lack of adapted technology, population pressure on ecologically fragile areas, a growth of urban slums due to rapid rural to urban migration is the lot of many Sub-Saharan African countries.

Increased action to improve rural life needs to be taken quickly. As the recent UN-sponsored Millennium Ecosystem Assessment notes “Human activity is putting such strain on the natural functions of Earth that the ability of the planet’s ecosystem to sustain future generations can no longer be taken for granted. It is becoming ever more apparent that human society has a rapidly shrinking window of opportunity to alter its path.”

World Food Day needs to be marked by a sharper analysis of the causes of rural stagnation and a renewed dedication to cooperative action.

Rene Wadlow, Representative to the UN, Geneva, Association of World Citizens
At 5:39am on October 12, 2008, James L. Foster said…
Dear Adeniyi
I would lke for you to meet my friend, Emoh Colins of Nigeria. For his website, go to www.peacebuildinginstitute.org and click on affiliate chapters at top snd scroll down to his information, 2nd on list of affiliates. You may find ways to collaborate with him.

Jim
 
 
 

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