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Step 1: You must live in one of MESA’s Global Partner regions listed below for SAGE nomination.

Step 2: Prequalification. Enroll in and complete the required certificate courses.

Step 3: Interview with a MESA Global Partner representative and receive an invitation to submit your SAGE application to MESA.

Is your home country based in South Asia, Africa, Latin America or the Caribbean? MESA’s Sustainable Agriculture & Global Exchange Program (SAGE) is currently offered for candidates from the above regions, nominated by a trusted MESA NGO partner in Sri Lanka, Kenya or Peru.

SAGE applicants must first enroll in the online Food Systems & Global Citizenship certificate courses which are facilitated by MESA’s Global Partner NGOs listed above. The course fee is $150USD, payable to the Global Partner. Upon completion of each course, you will receive a certificate which is intended to advance your professional career. If you decide to apply for SAGE, MESA’s Global Partner will schedule an interview, and may then nominate you to apply.

For late 2023 or early 2024 US training program inquiries, please contact one of our partners above to inquire about the dates for the next Global Food Systems and Global Citizenship certificate courses. Successful course completion is a great way to advance your professional career and networks, regardless of whether you intend to apply for SAGE. Course completion does NOT guarantee that you will be nominated or confirmed to join SAGE. 

Don’t see your home country included in the above regions? We invite you to JOIN OUR MAILING LIST. We look forward to sharing updates about SAGE developments in future newsletters!