Thursday, February 03, 2011
This Week’s Posts
EMPLOYMENT: Land Portal Coordinator (ILC). The Land Portal Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the implementation, maintenance, visibility and expansion of the Land Portal, currently under construction. Deadline: February 25, 2011
EMPLOYMENT: IFPRI Research Fellow, HarvestChoice. IFPRI seeks a Research Fellow (research economist) for its HarvestChoice team in the Environment and Production Technology Division. This is a two-year, exempt, renewable appointment depending on performance and funding based at IFPRI headquarters in Washington, D.C. Deadline: March 3, 2011
FELLOWSHIP: African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD). AWARD is a professional development program that strengthens the research and leadership skills of African women in agricultural science, empowering them to contribute more effectively to poverty alleviation and food security in sub-Saharan Africa. Deadline: March 25, 2011
CALL FOR PAPERS: Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development. The journal announces two special topic calls for Papers on (1) small- and mid-scale food value chain development and (2) food system planning theory and practice. Deadline: February 15 or April 20, 2011
CALL FOR PAPERS: Management of Water in a Changing World: Lessons Learnt and Innovative Perspectives. The International Conference on Integrated Water Resources Management will take place on 12-13 October 2011 in Dresden, Germany. Deadline: February 28, 2011
CALL FOR CONCEPT NOTES: The Canadian International Food Security Research Fund. IDRC is announces the 2011 Call for Concept Notes as part of the Canadian International Food Security Research Fund. Deadline: March 23, 2011
PUBLICATION: World Resources Report, Decision Making in a Changing Climate. The latest World Resources Report is presented on an interactive new website that offers opportunities for comment and feedback before the WRR report is published in April, 2011.
PUBLICATIONS: New Materials on Land Deals, Commercial Pressures, and Gender Implications. Oxfam UK has assembled a helpful list of recent publications related to land rights that is sure to be of interest to CAPRi members, including four recent additions offering new analysis of the ongoing issue of (international) land deals.