Thursday, April 12, 2012
This Week’s Posts
EMPLOYMENT: IFPRI Director, CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (CRP2). The International Food Policy Research Institute seeks a visionary, dynamic, and creative Director for the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets. Deadline: open
EMPLOYMENT: ILRI Post Doctoral Fellow in Animal Health. The Post Doctoral Fellow will be part of a team designing and evaluating pilot interventions to improve livelihoods, incomes and assets of smallholder households by raising productivity of their pig enterprises based on a package of technical and organizational strategies. Deadline: April 25, 2012
EMPLOYMENT: CIFOR Senior Scientist, Livelihoods and Economics. The Senior Scientist (Economist) will coordinate a new 4-year project funded by the European Union entitled “Opportunities and challenges to developing REDD+ benefit-sharing mechanisms in developing countries”. Deadline: April 27, 2012
EMPLOYMENT: EcoAgriculture Partners Senior Project Manager: Integrated Landscape Management and Capacity Development. EcoAgriculture Partners’ Landscapes and Leaders Program seeks to support and demonstrate the on-the-ground practice of ecoagriculture. Deadline: May 1, 2012
FUNDING: US Department of Agriculture’s Scientific Cooperation Research Program. The objective of SCRP is to reduce global poverty and hunger by supporting applied scientific research, extension, or education projects that aim to address challenges faced by smallholder farmers in emerging economies. Deadline: April 18, 2012
CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Utilizing Human Rights to Combat Violations of Women’s Rights of Land in the Context of HIV/AIDS. The Huairou Commission, UNDP and Open Society Foundation Law and Health Initiative (LAHI) have issued this Call for Proposals, to receive applications from grassroots organizations to utilize human rights law as laid out in the Tools for Change Manual. Deadline: April 20, 2012
CALL FOR CONCEPT NOTES: Canadian Partnerships Small Grants Competition. These grants support research, knowledge-building, and knowledge-sharing projects. Deadline: April 30, 2012
CALL FOR PAPERS: “Global Land Grabbing II” Conference. The Land Deal Politics Initiative (LDPI) is organizing a second international academic workshop on ‘Global Land Grabbing’ to be held on 17-19 October 2012 at the Africana Studies Center at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA. Deadline: May 31, 2012
AWARD: The Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application. The $10,000 award will be presented in October in Des Moines, Iowa, by the World Food Prize Foundation. Deadline: June 30, 2012.
PUBLICATION: CCAFS/FAO Training Guide on Gender and Climate Change Research in Agriculture and Food Security for Rural Development. The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security (CCAFS) and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have developed a new, module- and web-based training guide.