Thursday, March 22, 2012
This Week’s Posts
EMPLOYMENT: IFPRI Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow for Eastern and Southern Africa Region. IFPRI seeks a qualified candidate to serve as Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow in the Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Deadline: April 7, 2012
EMPLOYMENT: FAO Agriculture Officer & Senior Agriculture Officer Positions. The successful candidates for these positions will provide technical support to the CGIAR Independent Science and Partnership Council (ISPC). Deadline: April 10, 2012
EMPLOYMENT: Post-doctoral Positions for Social Scientists at the WorldFish Center. The WorldFish Center announces new post-doctoral positions for social scientists. Deadline: April 16, 2012
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Bellagio Center Residency Program. Residencies and conferences at the Center, located in Northern Italy, support work in the Foundation’s key issue areas: global health; climate change resilience; urbanization; social and economic security; as well as food, water, and housing. In addition, the Center welcomes proposals from all fields that advance the Foundations’ long-standing mission to promote the well-being of humankind. Deadline: May 1, 2012
AWARD: IDRC Doctoral Research Awards. IDRC offers these awards twice a year in April and November to Canadians, permanent residents of Canada, and citizens of developing countries pursuing doctoral studies at a Canadian university. Deadline: April 1, 2012
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Africa-wide Young Professionals in Science Competition. The call for abstracts is on the topic of “Excellence in Science, Technology and Innovation for Agricultural and Rural Development”. Deadline: May 14, 2012
ONLINE RESOURCE: Payments for Agrobiodiversity Conservation Services (PACS). Free resources from a CAPRi-supported project in Peru and Bolivia led by Bioversity International that is researching the potential of a particular kind of payment for ecosystem services (PES) scheme aimed at conserving agricultural biodiversity.
PUBLICATION: World Bank Sourcebook on Agricultural Innovation Systems. The World Bank has published a sourcebook on Agricultural Innovation Systems.
PUBLICATION: What Works for Women: Proven approaches for empowering women smallholders and achieving food security. Nine international development agencies have produced joint a report sharing lessons learned on promoting gender equality.