Thursday, September 16, 2010


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: EDRSAIA Project Coordinator (ILRI-Nairobi). ILRI is therefore seeking to recruit a Nairobi-based Coordinator to play a key role in leading and supervising all elements of this multi-partner initiative. Deadline: September 30, 2010

EMPLOYMENT: FAO Natural Resources Management Officer (Environmental Challenges and Safeguards). The incumbent will contribute to the department’s work to assist member countries participate in the UN System-wide mechanism to address global and national environmental challenges, including safeguards. Deadline: October 6, 2010

EMPLOYMENT: FAO Technical Officer (Water Quality). The incumbent will be responsible for the development and implementation of FAO’s programme in the field of water quality management in agriculture, mitigation of adverse environmental effects of agriculture on water and the use of non conventional water in agriculture. Deadline: October 6, 2010

EMPLOYMENT: IFPRI Postdoctoral/Research Fellow. IFPRI seeks a qualified candidate to serve as a Postdoctoral or Research Fellow to work with the Mozambique Strategy Support Program (MozSSP) for a two-year, fixed-term, exempt, renewable appointment. Deadline: October 15, 2010

EMPLOYMENT: FAO Senior Fishery Officer (Governance and Management). The incumbent will form part of a team providing integrated advice on fisheries policy, management and governance, with particular reference to the Latin American and Caribbean region. Deadline: November 5, 2010

Opportunities with UNU-WIDER: Visiting Scholars and PhD Research internships. The UNU-WIDER Visiting Scholars Programme is intended to give qualified scholars an opportunity to undertake research on topics related to development and/or global economic issues. The UNU-WIDER PhD Research Internship Programme aims to provide PhD students  the opportunity to utilize the resources and facilities available at UNU-WIDER for their PhD thesis research. Deadline: September 30, 2010

FELLOWSHIP: Georg Forster Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers. The research proposal must deal with issues of major relevance to the future development of the candidate’s country of origin and, in this context, particularly suited to transferring knowledge and methods to developing and threshold countries.

CALLS FOR PROJECT CONCEPT NOTES: Actions to Achieve Food Security & Reduce Poverty in West and Central Africa (CORAF/WECARD). Project period is 3 years and concept notes may be submitted in English or French. Deadline: September 30, 2010

PUBLICATION: Elites and Institutional Persistence. A recent Working Papaer from UNU-Wider.

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