Are you passionate about creating sustainable food systems?
Are you curious about finding systemic solutions to complex problems?
Do you want to receive mentoring and networking support?
If so, please JOIN US!
About the Programme
Given the problems with industrial agriculture, the need for transition to a new paradigm of sustainable and equitable food systems is clear. However, the ‘how’ requires systemic shifts in collective values, public policies, markets, and knowledge systems. This programme offers a critical thinking and doing toolkit for anyone interested in contributing to sustainable transition pathways, especially in food systems.
Benefits of the Programme
Develop analytical frameworks to engage with complex issues in food systems
Gather content knowledge regarding sustainable farming practices
Practical insights and mentorship support post-training in applying insights in real-life situations
Be part of a cohort with access to networks such as National Coalition for Natural Farming, Revitalising Rainfed Agriculture, APCNF, Kisan Swaraj, etc. that can help build state level coalitions and natural farming movements
Interested academics (researchers and students) have a unique opportunity to build a network on transition studies in India
What will you learn?
Building skillsets in systems thinking for managing organizations, including public systems
Creating a new generation of development professionals by rooting empathy, justice, collective wisdom, and climate grammar in all activities
Creating learning alliances for sustainable transitions
Who should attend?
Project co-ordinators and field facilitators of CSOs, NGOS engaged in food, nutrition, and farm-based projects
Government functionaries at district or state level
Employees working in CSR foundations keen on setting an organic / natural farming /sustainable agriculture vertical
Academics, researchers, and activists
C Shambu Prasad
Director, Socratus Foundation
for Collective Wisdom
Programme Fee & Registration
The programme fee is INR 26,550/- (inclusive of 18% GST ), which includes boarding & lodging (single AC room), tuition fee, reading material, stationery, etc. The fee should be paid in advance through NEFT/RTGS.
To register, contact Mr. Oliver Macwan,
Last date to register is 7th October 2022
The Partial scholarship is available for those with civil society organizations. For scholarships write to firstname.lastname@example.org
Last date to apply for scholarships is 30th September 2022.
The first MDP of the series "Thought For Food: Systems Thinking for Managing Sustainable Transitions" was held from July 18-20, 2022. Catch the news & highlights here.
Glimpses from the workshop