A young man works on the fabrication of high quality bricks at a youth center in El Geneina, West Darfur. The theme of this year’s International Youth Day is “Youth Civic Engagement.” Photo by: Albert González Farran / UNAMID / CC BY-NC-ND

The future of international development cooperation is not just hashed out in dusty field offices and ramshackle schools and hospitals, but also at a variety of events, celebrations and other gatherings. Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting Aug. 10:

The Business of Food Security: Balancing profitability, sustainability and risk
Aug. 10-12
Canberra, Australia

International Conference on Livestock Nutrition
Aug. 11-12
Frankfurt, Germany

Creating Impact for Adolescent Girls' Education
Aug. 12

3rd Asian Youth Forum
Aug. 12-13
Manila, Philippines

27th International Leadership Workshop for Rural Youth
Aug. 12-25
Herrsching, Germany

Partnering to Build a More Resilient West Africa
Aug. 13

Inclusive Sourcing: Good for Business and Good for Sustainable Development
Aug. 13

A Framework to Advance Sustainable Food and Agriculture Systems
Aug. 14

6th Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific
Aug. 16
Male, Maldives

International celebrations

International Youth Day
Aug. 12

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