Wednesday, November 09, 2011


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: Global Coordinator, Implementing the Land Governance Assessment Framework (LGAF). World Bank is looking for a Global Coordinator to support the implementation of the Land Governance assessment Framework (LGAF) in a number of countries around the globe. Deadline: open

EMPLOYMENT: Opportunities at the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR). CIFOR is accepting applications for several global positions based in Bogor, Indonesia. Deadline: November 12-19, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: Middle East Water and Livelihoods Initiative (ICARDA). ICARDA has 2 vacancies related to its Middle East Water and Livelihoods Initiative (WLI). Deadline: November 30, 2011

SCHOLARSHIP: PhD Course in Natural Resource Economics, University of Gothenburg. A PhD course in natural resource economics will be offered from 19th January - 21st February, 2012, with full scholarship to 8 candidates. Deadline: November 30, 2011

FELLOWSHIP: Humboldt Foundation International Climate Protection Fellowships. The International Climate Protection Fellowships enable prospective leaders to conduct a research-related project of their own choice during a one-year stay in Germany. Deadline: December 15, 2011

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Making Rangelands Secure. The International Land Coalition (ILC) and partners have developed a learning initiative to identify better ways of securing rights to resources and land for local rangeland users. Deadline: November 11, 2011

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Knowledge Management in Rural Development in MENA Region (IDRC & IFAD). The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)  announce a competitive call for innovative applied research proposals concerning knowledge management in rural development in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Deadline: December 1, 2011

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: IDB Calls for Civil Society Projects Focused on Poverty Reduction in Latin America and the Caribbean. The call is for projects to develop low-income communities and provide sustainable poverty reduction in 26 countries in the region. Deadline: December 31, 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS: Water Security, Risk, and Society. The International Water Security Conference will take place from April 16 to 18, 2012 in Oxford, UK. Deadline: November 18, 2011

PUBLICATION: The renewed case for farmers’ cooperatives: Diagnostics and implications from Ghana. A new IFPRI discussion paper by Gian Nicola Francesconi and Fleur Wouterse.

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