Thursday, April 14, 2011


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: Tetra Tech ARD Opportunities. Tetra Tech ARD is a leading service provider in Land Tenure and Property Rights (LTPR) for the United States Government with current vacancies for a post-conflict and disaster management specialist and a land administration and market development specialist. Deadline: open

EMPLOYMENT: IFPRI Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Fellow, Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security. This position will support the Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) Theme Leader for Theme 4.3: Refining frameworks for policy analysis. Deadline: May 13, 2011

SCHOLARSHIP: Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Graduate Scholarship. A Scholarship/Fellowship fully finances the candidate’s education in the Master in Public Management programme.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Global Water Partnership Steering Committee. GWP is looking for looking for a non-water professional with global experience and vision in development to become a member of the GWP Steering Committee. Deadline: April 28, 2011

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Multilateral Investment Fund (IADB). The Multilateral Investment Fund of the Inter-American Development Bank will make grants for knowledge transfer from successful MIF projects to new recipients in Latin America and the Caribbean. Deadline: open, on a “first-come, first served” basis

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: DFID-ESRC Growth Programme. The programme will fund world class scientific research on issues relating to inclusive economic growth in Low Income Countries, with high potential for impact on policy and practice. Deadline: May 26, 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS: International Conference on Innovative Approaches for Agricultural Knowledge Management. The primary objective of is to facilitate the deliberation and confluence of ideology and experiences in order to understand, develop and share innovative knowledge management strategies for agricultural development. Deadline: May 31, 2011

TRAINING: Capturing Lessons from the Field: the Writeshop Process (IIRR). The International Institute of Rural Reconstruction is offering a training course in “Capturing Lessons from the Field: the Writeshop Process” to be held in the Philippines from June 13 – 24, 2011.

PUBLICATION: Free, Prior, and Informed Consent in REDD+. Using relevant examples from a range of locations and sectors, this manual provides a basis for developing country-specific guidance on employing FPIC in REDD+ processes.

ONLINE RESOURCE: International Conference on Global Land Grabbing Website. The conference website offers valuable resources to those interested in this topic.

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