Thursday, June 16, 2011

 

This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: CIMMYT Scientist or Senior Scientist, Adoption and Impact Assessment Economist. As a member of the CIMMYT Socioeconomics Program and in collaboration with public, private, local and international partners, the succesfull candidate will undertake strategic adoption and impact studies across target regions. Deadline: open

EMPLOYMENT: IFPRI Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Fellow Positions in Agricultural Science, Technology, and Innovation. IFPRI seeks 2 qualified Postdoctoral Fellows or Research Fellows for positions based in New Delhi and Washington, DC. Deadline: June 30, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: University of Hohenheim Post-Doctoral Appointment for Scientific Co-Worker in Gender and Nutrition. The successful candidate will work on gender and nutrition issues with flexibility that can absorb the right to food and adequate nutrition, food security, sustainable livelihoods, local food systems, public health and nutrition, the role of civil society, and civic agriculture. Deadline: July 1, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: Regional Science Officer Positions with CCAFS. The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) has announced two Africa-based vacancies. Deadline: July 1 and 15, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: CIFOR Senior Scientist, Landscape Ecologist. The Center for International Forestry Research is looking for a visionary Senior Scientist, Landscape Ecologist, to work under the leadership of the Programme Director to develop, facilitate and manage research projects at various sites globally. Deadline: July 31, 2011

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: ICID WatSave Awards. ICID is inviting nominations for the WatSave Awards 2011 from individuals/ team working in the area of irrigation, drainage and flood management. Deadline: June 30, 2011

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Women as Agents of Change, the Commonwealth Foundation. The Commonwealth Foundation has launched a Special Grants Fund for Civil Society Organisations and Commonwealth Associations to undertake strategic and innovative projects that will promote the Commonwealth theme for 2011, ‘Women as Agents of Change’. Deadline: July 1, 2011

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Farms of the Future Project. This call is open to all types of organizations, or individuals, and strong preference is given to research groups with proven track record in sociology or anthropology and rural development. Deadline: July 15, 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS: Water Alternatives Special Issue on Water Grabbing. Deadline: June 30, 2011

SECOND CALL: Survey on Gendered Farming Systems for Sub-Saharan Africa. The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) are issuing a second call for participation for a survey to gather information for a “gendered map” of agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa in order to better understand how to target water management and other agricultural interventions to women and men farmers.

PUBLICATION: The role of foreign investment in Ethiopia’s smallholder-focused agricultural development strategy



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