All the Arkleton Awards

Recipient Yearsort ascending Award Type Scope of Award Case Study
Crofting Connections 2015 Arkleton Trust Fellowship To establish connections between Crofting Connections (CCx) schools and NECOFA Kenya schools in order to increase understanding among Scottish and Kenyan pupils, teachers and the wider community of global citizenship, sustainable development, international education and education for citizenship; and to use this initial visit from NECOFA staff and teachers to establish good links between ambassador teachers from CCx schools and NECOFA schools, to increase the number of schools engaged in the twinning project; and • To help pupils in Scotland and in Kenya to increase their understanding of Global citizenship, the three pillars of sustainability, food security, living in a rural community, school meals and food education in Kenya and Scotland, sSchool gardens, cultural aspects, health and well-being. Reflections from Samuel Muhunya
Community Energy Scotland 2015 Arkleton Trust Fellowship A visit be undertaken for several Community Energy Malawi staff to the Island of Eigg. This will facilitate knowledge exchange and skills transfer on the development and maintenance of community owned, renewable energy, mini-grids.
Society for Territorial and Environmental Prosperity (STEP) 2015 Arkleton Trust Fellowship Sharing experience and good practices for sustainable use of mountain (alpine) grasslands in Natura 2000 sites
Addis Ababa University Southern & Eastern African Rainwater 2015 Arkleton Trust Fellowship An exchange of knowledge and training focusing on the technical design and application of relevant innovative RWH technologies. We expect that practitioners, engineers and project officers or managers will join with the aim to engage in hands-on field based training. All the practical know-how collected will be collated in a set of open-access technical briefs.
Kwa Muhla Environmental Group 2015 Arkleton Trust Fellowship Provision of a consultant / young researcher to help develop the proposal further
Marlborough Brandt Group (MBG) 2014 Arkleton Trust Fellowship A proposal for community development in Gunjur The Gambia through young people in Wiltshire and The Gambia exchanging business ideas. Gunjur - The Gambia
Terra 1530 2014 Arkleton Trust Fellowship The project wishes to address the lack of citizen’s involvement in the decisional process at the community level by providing training and practical experience in organizing public meetings, local forums and elaborating project sheets, to the NGOs of the Republic of Moldova, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine, Bulgaria. This will be realized first by organizing a training session at Craiova for representatives of the NGOs in the Republic of Moldova and secondly by disseminating the results at an international conference in Chisinau where NGOs representatives from the countries of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine, Bulgaria will also be invited.
MIJARC Europe 2014 Arkleton Trust Fellowship The main aim of this proposal is to gather rural young leaders from local, regional and/or national levels from our member movements and other youth organisations dealing with the topic of agriculture, in order to build a common understanding (awareness raising) about the realities of education, practice and advocacy in the field of the agricultural production and food consumption in the different countries in Europe and how rural young people is being taken into account and can influence the decision making processes related to rural development in general and agricultural policies in particular, at national and European levels. Rural Youth in Europe: A Voice for the Future of Agriculture
Satul Verde 2014 Arkleton Trust Fellowship Rural communities in Romania need to become financially self sustainable and less dependent on exterior influences. One way of achieving this is through learning on how to capitalize on local nature, culture, history & people. To face future challenges they need to learn how to work as a community rather than individually. This exchange was to see if it is possible to maintain the four pillars of sustainability (environmental, cultural, social and economic) by focusing on success stories in Romania and Scottish Highlands. CALL Romanian Exchange with the Highlands of Scotland
Amanda Bryan and Monica Opean 2013 Arkleton Trust Fellowship Further collaboration between two Scottish rural communities working in forestry and the Community Woodland Association in Romania. Matching funding has been received from the Scottish Woodland Trust. The Romanian Woodland Exchange project will promote learning through research exchange in Scotland and Romania during 2013 and 2014. CALL Romanian Exchange with the Highlands of Scotland