Call for Applications: South Asian Youth Camp on Climate Agriculture and Water

South Asia Youth Camp on Climate, Agriculture and Water (SAYCAW) will take place in Noakhali, Bangladesh, from September 26- 28, 2013. In Partnership with Oxfam, Campaign for Sustainable Rural Livelihood (CSRL), Humanitywatch, Online Knowledge Society and Participatory Research Action Network- PRAN are organizing the Camp. This camp will bring together a vast array of youth participants to work together and agree on joint actions to ensure rights of smallholder producers in South Asia.

SAYCAW Call for Applications Final

OBJECTIVE
To mobilize opinion of youth group and concerned stakeholders towards influencing the states undertaking proper initiatives for rights of smallholder producers in South Asia.

THEMES
– Agriculture
– Climate Change and
– Water Resources

WHO CAN APPLY
Youth between the ages of 21 and 35 from the South Asia (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan & Sri Lanka) region with proven experience on related fields, including campaign and advocacy, are eligible to apply. Those with demonstrated leadership in equitable development issues are strongly encouraged to apply. Participants will must have active engagement and commitment to continuous participation is required as a follow up after the camp.

SPONSORSHIP
Due to limitation of resources, a very few participants will be provided with economy class travel, accommodation, food and local transport. Self-funded participants are highly encouraged.

SELECTION
The names of selected participants will be posted on the event’s facebook page. Selected participants will be notified via email also. Selected participants will be required to present a copy of their valid passport/national identity card from their stated country of origin. Inability to do so will result in disqualification from the program.

HOW TO APPLY
Participants can register by filling-up Online Application Form on Google only. Please click <http://goo.gl/Oa1nzT> or <https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1uIDNx0pVBc0nj-mpzwxGWMkqAggElphZrJl0f6uTEtc/viewform> for the application form. You can also visit Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/saycaw to get Application Form.

Don’t forget to attach scanned copy of your valid passport (at least 6 months validity) or National Identity Card (for Bangladeshi participants only) with the email.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION
The application deadline is September 14, 06:00 pm (GMT+6), for those who need a Bangladesh visa and September 18, 2013, 10:00 pm (GMT +6) for those who are Bangladeshi citizen or do not need visa to enter to Bangladesh.

CONTACT
Please write to: Monisha Biswas <MBiswas@oxfam.org.uk>
Nurul Alam Masud <masud@pran-bd.org>
Prodip Kumar roy <prodip2006@gmail.com> or
Hasan Mehedi <hwforg@gmail.com>
Phone : +880 321 61920

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