Sunday, December 19, 2010


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: Modeling Agrarian and Population Dynamics In the Philippines, 2 Year Post-Doc. This project seeks to gain a broad understanding of the current dynamics of deforestation and farming practices in selected areas of the Pantaron range in Mindanao (Philippines) that experience important population changes. Deadline: open immediately

EMPLOYMENT: Agriculture Reporter/Correspondent, National Public Radio (US). This full-time, radio and online reporter focuses on food, agriculture and nutrition, putting them in a larger context of consumer safety, federal oversight, energy policies, environmental impact, scientific developments, politics, as well as global development and relations. Deadline: open

EMPLOYMENT: Researcher in the co-design of innovation support systems in agriculture (CIRAD). CIRAD is recruiting a permanent scientist specialised in management sciences or sociology/economics of organisations, with experience and expertise in methods for analyzing innovation processes and supporting rural stakeholders. Deadline: December 21, 2010

EMPLOYMENT: Agricultural Water Management Specialist, IWMI. The incumbent will report to the Head of the Southern Africa office of IWMI. Deadline: January 9, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: IFAD Senior Rural Development Specialist (LAC). The incumbent will work under the direct supervision of the Director of the Latin America and Caribbean Division (LAC). Deadline: January 21, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: Postdoctoral Fellow, Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics, IWMI. The incumbent's work will involve such topics as water pricing and allocation, economic incentives, water rights, governance structures, and the potential risks and rewards to farm-level investments in irrigation. Deadline: January 24, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: IFPRI RESEARCH FELLOW/SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW, Development Strategies and Governance. The Fellow will be based in Dakar, Senegal or Washington, DC. Deadline: January 31, 2011

FELLOWSHIP: The African Population and Health Research Center 2011 African Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship. The 2011 ADDRF seeks to facilitate more rigorous engagement of doctoral students in research, strengthen their research skills, and provide them an opportunity for timely completion of their doctoral training. Deadline: January 15, 2011

FELLOWSHIP: Population Reference Bureau Policy Communication Fellows. The program is open to individuals from developing countries currently enrolled in academic institutions in the United States, Canada, and other selected countries, pursuing doctoral programs, and who are between their 3rd and 5th year of studies. Deadline: January 27, 2011

FELLOWSHIPS: Climate Change and African Political Stability. The CCAPS pre-doctoral fellowship program aims to stimulate the development of the next generation of researchers and thought leaders on the topic of climate change and political stability in Africa. Deadline: February 15, 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS: The Dubrovnik Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems. The conference is dedicated to the improvement and dissemination of knowledge on methods, policies and technologies for increasing the sustainability of development by de-coupling growth from natural resources and replacing them with knowledge based economy. Deadline: January 15, 2011

ONLINE RESOURCE: Interactive Online Database of Research Accountability Tools. The One World Trust, with support from the International Development Research Centre, has created an interactive, online database of tools to help organisations conducting policy relevant research become more accountable.

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