Thursday, December 06, 2012


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: ICRAF Joint Agroforestry Systems Scientist for the Sahel. The scientist will be an integral member of the CGIAR Research Programme on ‘Dryland Systems: Integrated Agricultural Production Systems for the Poor and Vulnerable in Dry Areas’. Deadline: December 30, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: ICRAF Senior Scientist, Decision Analyst. The Senior Scientist will lead the Decision Analysis Activity within the Information Systems Strategic Research Portfolio of the CGIAR Programme on Water, Land & Ecosystems (WLE), in close partnership with other WLE research portfolios. Deadline: December 31, 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS: International Journal of Biodiversity. All manuscripts that are submitted to the journal during the month of December 2012 will not be subject to any page charges, color charges, or article processing charges. Deadline: open

CALL FOR PAPERS: Special Issue on Innovations in Social Movement Research. Mobilization, the leading scholarly journal in social movement studies, plans a special issue on innovative research in contentious politics to be published in December 2013. Deadline: January 11, 2013

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Triangulating Property Rights. The Center on Global Legal Transformation at Columbia University in New York is launching a call for proposals by junior researchers on governing scarce, yet essential goods. Selected proposals shall be presented at panel sessions at a conference held in New York on 20-21 June 2013. Deadline: January 15, 2013

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: International Land Coalition Membership Applications. The International Land Coalition is expanding its membership. Intergovernmental organisations and civil society organisations – including farmer’s organisations, non-governmental organisations, and research institutes – that share the ILC vision and would be willing to commit to the ILC mission are encouraged to apply. Deadline: January 25, 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS: Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Workshop in Sustainable Development, Columbia University. The workshop is open to graduate students working on or interested in issues relating to sustainable development and is intended to provide a forum to present and discuss research in an informal setting, as well as to meet and interact with researchers from other institutions. Deadline: January 31, 2012

PUBLICATION: Evidence from a Group-Based Aid Project in Mozambique. A Working Paper from UNU-WIDER evaluates the impact of an integrated rural development programme on farming techniques and food security in the Gaza area of rural Mozambique.

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