Monday, October 18, 2010


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: Water Resource Environment Specialist, Islamic Development Bank. Job Purpose: Be the focal point at the level of the division and department of environmental issues related to water resource management. Hence cater with Identification , development, appraisal, supervision and administration of water resources projects having great environmental impacts. Deadline: October 15, 2010

EMPLOYMENT: Sociology Researcher: Transparency and Accountability in the Nonprofit Sector. The Hertie-School of Governance in Berlin and the Centre for Social Investment, University of Heidelberg are conducting a joint research project on "Transparency and Accountability in the Nonprofit Sector", funded by the Hertie Foundation. Deadline: October 31, 2010

EMPLOYMENT: IDRC Senior Program Specialist – Agriculture and Food Security. The Senior Program Specialist will be responsible for providing intelligence related to food production science and post-harvest technology in developing countries. Deadline: November 7, 2010

EMPLOYMENT: Opportunities in IFPRI’s Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division. The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks applications from economists for 2 Washington-based positions in its Poverty Health and Nutrition Division (PHND). Deadline: November 13, 2010

EMPLOYMENT: Research positions at the Maranhao State University, Brazil. The Master´s Course in Agroecology of Maranhao State University is searching for researchers in Socioeconomics/Anthropology, Microbiology/molecular biology, and Weed science.

CALL FOR PAPERS: Global Land Grabbing. The focus of the conference will be on the politics of global land grabbing and agrarian change. Papers are expected to address some of the most urgent and strategic questions around global land grab. Deadline: October 31, 2010

CALL FOR PAPERS: Gender and Climate Change 2011. Gender and Climate Change is an international conference that will seek to bring together the latest research in key areas of gender and climate change, to highlight impacts of climate change on women, and to draw together a body of knowledge for input into the 2011 United Nations Framework Convention and the Earth Summit 2012. Deadline: November 30, 2010

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