Friday, September 30, 2011


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: CCAFS Research Facilitator (Science Officer) Pro-Poor Climate Change Mitigation. The program’s research on mitigation aims to improve farmers’ livelihoods and meet future food needs in ways that also reduce the impact of agriculture on the climate and are environmentally sustainable. Deadline: October 6, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: IFPRI Postdoctoral Fellow focused on Water Policies. IFPRI seeks a qualified candidate to serve as Postdoctoral Fellow in its Environment and Production Technology Division. The candidate will work on water policies as they relate to food production in IFPRI’s water research group. Deadline: October 28, 2011

FELLOWSHIP: Campbell Fellowship for Women Scholar-Practitioners from Developing Nations. A six-month fellowship is available for a female postdoctoral social scientist from a developing nation, whose work addresses women’s economic and social empowerment in that nation. Deadline: November 1, 2011

FELLOWSHIP: Beckman Institute Social Dimensions of Environmental Policy Initiative. The Beckman Institute at the University of Illinois offers a three-year, $52,000/year post-doctoral fellowship intended for recent Ph.D.s or students in their final year of doctoral study with research interests relevant to the Beckman Institute. Deadline: November 28, 2011

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Sustainable Land Use and Rural Development in Mountain Areas. The International Scientific Conference on "Sustainable Land Use and Rural Development in Mountain Areas" will be held at Hohenheim University, Stuttgart, Germany on 16-18 April 2012. Deadline: November 1, 2011

SCHOLARSHIP: PhD Programme in Agrobiodiversity, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies. The program is aimed at the enhancement of human resource capacities in the use and management of genetic variation in agricultural and natural systems. Deadline: October 10, 2011

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Governance Research in Africa. Global Integrity is embarking on a five-year collaboration with the Mo Ibrahim Foundation to generate original data on a range of governance issues across all 54 African countries. Deadline: October 15, 2011

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Agricultural Transformation by Innovation (AgTraIn). AgTraIn is an Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctoral Programme offered by a consortium of internationally recognised European universities. Deadline: November 1, 2011

FUNDING: USAID Innovations in Gender Equality Household Food Security Program. Grants are from US$50 thousand to US$1.5 million. Deadline: October 17, 2011

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: ICRISAT-NCAP-IRRI project on Village Dynamics Studies. Research fellowships funded through this RFP will contribute to policies, practices and innovations that alleviate rural poverty by analyzing and disseminating knowledge on rural livelihoods, poverty dynamics and development pathways of the poor in the semi-arid tropics and humid tropics of India and Bangladesh as well as on issues related to efficiency, equity and sustainability of agriculture. Deadline: November 15, 2011

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