Thursday, March 01, 2012


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: ILRI Head of Capacity Development. The Head of Capacity Development will steer ILRI’s ongoing work in this area and ensure that capacity development is embedded in ILRI research themes and contributes towards accomplishing ILRI’s overall institutional strategy. Deadline: March 16, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: CIMMYT Agricultural Innovation Scientist. The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) is looking for an innovative, results-oriented scientist with excellent skills in agricultural innovation to facilitate technology adoption and maximize CIMMYT’s impact. Deadline: March 20, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: ICRAF Social Scientist / Adaptation Specialist. The successful candidate will help ICRAF identify current and future vulnerabilities to climate variability and change and develop scientifically sound and robust adaptation strategies in the context of agroforestry systems that mitigate climate impacts. Deadline: March 31, 2012

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: CAPRi/CCAFS Research Workshop on “Institutions for Inclusive Climate-Smart Agriculture”. CAPRi and CCAFS are accepting abstracts on the topic of “Institutions for Inclusive Climate Smart Agriculture” for presentation at an international research workshop to be held in Nairobi, Kenya, in September 2012. Deadline: March 31, 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS: International Conference On Governance of Commons and Livelihood Security. Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS) in association with All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) is organising an International Conference on “Governance of Commons and Livelihood Security” on17th and 18th August 2012 at XISS, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India. Deadline for abstracts: April 30, 2012

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA). CODESRIA invites proposals from researchers based in African universities and centres of research for the constitution of Comparative Research Networks (CRNs) to undertake studies on or around any of the themes identified as priority research themes within the framework of the Council’s strategic plan for the period 2012 – 2016. Deadline: June 15, 2012

WORKSHOP SCHOLARSHIPS: Mobilization for Change: Social Movements in the Developing World. The RLC Campus Bonn offers scholarships for PhD students from developing and transition countries to participate in the “Alternative Nobel Prize” workshop on “Mobilization for Change: Social Movements in the Developing World”, June 2 – 10, 2012, in Bonn, Germany. Deadline: March 15, 2012

EVENT: Global Conference on Women in Agriculture. The conference will take place from 13 to 15 March, 2012, at the National Agricultural Science Centre (NASC) Complex in New Delhi, India.

ONLINE RESOURCE: Vocabulary of Commons. As part of its ongoing “Initiative on Commons” in India, the Foundation for Ecological Security (FES) has published a Vocabulary of Commons.

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