From Linear to Circular Africa Workshop programme 2022

From Linear to Circular Africa Workshop Programme 2022

From Linear to Circular Africa Workshop Programme is an exclusive face-to-face workshop taking place in Kigali, Rwanda.

The program is aimed at postgraduate students and professionals at the start of their circular economy career, who already have a solid understanding of the circular economy. It is a fantastic opportunity for those that want to become circular economy practitioners and catalysts on the African continent.

Aim of the From Linear to Circular Africa Workshop Programme 

From Linear to Circular Africa Workshop Programme aim to equip participants with the skills and knowledge required to help them play a part in the acceleration to a circular economy in Africa.

Benefits

  • Provision of bursaries. The bursary will cover solely (part of) travel to and from Kigali, and help with visa costs or costs related to travelling in times of COVID 19.
  • The program is free and participants will be selected following an application process.

From Linear to Circular Africa Workshop Programme

Participants will come together for four days to explore the concepts, principles, and practical applications of the circular economy through:

  • An in-depth exploration of the concept of the circular economy
  • Expert-run sessions on the practical application of the circular economy

  • Site visits

  • Networking with circular economy experts and practitioners

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Eligibility Criteria

The From Linear to Circular Africa Workshop programme is open to applicants who:

  • show a strong understanding of the circular economy
  • can prove the circular economy plays a substantial part in their employment or studies
  • aim to be instrumental in the transition to a circular economy on the African continent
  • are in their final undergraduate year or are postgraduates
  • are professionals at the start of their circular economy career
  • live and work on the African continent
  • are able to participate in the programme from 11th-15th October 2022 in Kigali, Rwanda

Selection Criteria

Applications will further be evaluated by the following competencies:

  • Thinking and content
  • Application of knowledge to your work
  • Contextualisation and completeness
  • Presentation style and technical proficiency
  • Ability to be truly pioneering in accelerating the transition to a circular economy
  • Team composition and motivation of the team members (they highly encourage gender balance in the team)

Application Process

Interested applicants must complete the online application form — this includes:

  • Personal information (such as name, address, professional/academic background etc.)
  • Response to Part 1
  • Response to Part 2

Apply here

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