Thursday, February 23, 2012


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: IFPRI Research Fellow/Sr. Research Fellow, CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change. IFPRI seeks a Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow for a three-year, fixed-term, renewable appointment in its Environment, Production and Technology Division to work on research activities for the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change (CCAFS). Deadline: March 9, 2012

FELLOWSHIP: Community Forestry: Trees and People - John G. Bene Fellowship. IDRC's Fellowships and Awards program offers this fellowship annually to Canadians and permanent residents of Canada pursuing their master’s or doctoral studies at a Canadian university. Deadline: April 1, 2012

SCHOLARSHIP: Australia Awards in Africa, PhD Scholarships in Agriculture. The scholarships, which are implemented by the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), are part of Australia’s effort to assist African countries realise the Millennium Development Goals. Deadline: April 30, 2012

CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST: Successful Projects Related to Forests & Economic Development. Major Groups Representatives engaged in the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF) process are calling for expressions of interest from organizations who have implemented projects that have successfully addressed various dynamics associated with forests and economic development for presentation in an international workshop. Deadline: March 16, 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS: Evidence-Based Decision-Making for Sustainable Development. The Environmental Policy Research Centre, Freie Universität Berlin, in collaboration with the Network of Excellence LIAISE (‘Linking Impact Assessment Instruments to Sustainability Expertise’), invites proposals for papers for the 2012 Berlin Conference that focuses  on evidence-based decision-making for sustainable development. Deadline: April 1, 2012

AWARD: Women's World Summit Foundation Prize for Improvement of the Quality of Life in Rural Communities. The Prize honors women and women's groups around the world exhibiting exceptional creativity, courage and commitment for the improvement of the quality of life in rural communities. Deadline: March 31, 2012

PUBLICATION: Spanish Translation of CAPRi sourcebook: Resources, Rights and Cooperation. We are happy to announce the release of a Spanish version of our popular CAPRi sourcebook,Resources, Rights and Cooperation.

PUBLICATION: Enabling Local Successes: A Primer on Mainstreaming Local Ecosystem-based Solutions to Poverty-Environment Challenges. The UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative in cooperation with the World Resources Institute releases a new Primer.

PUBLICATION: Putting Gender on the Map. A new IFPRI discussion paper by Ruth Meinzen-Dick et al. offers methods for mapping gendered farm management systems in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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