Sunday, March 31, 2013


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: FAO Rural Development and Institutions Officer. The incumbent will provide support on policy analysis and technical programmes to improve rural livelihoods and strengthen rural employment institutions and service systems to reduce rural poverty, inequalities and eradicate hunger. Deadline: April 9, 2013

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: The Elinor Ostrom Award on Collective Governance of the Commons [Deadline Extended]. Created to honor and develop the legacy of Elinor Ostrom, the award aims to acknowledge and promote the work of practitioners, young and senior scholars involved in the field of the commons. Deadline: April 15th, 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS: Inclusive Growth in Africa [Deadline Extended]. UNU-WIDER invites interested participants to submit original research related to the two conference themes: (1) Measuring growth, poverty, and inequality; and (2) Causes and consequences of inclusive growth. They are open to contributions that use rigorous research methods from economics, and other social sciences, and welcome papers that hold important implications for policy. Deadline: April 5, 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS: Papers on Central African Forests for September 2013 CAFI Conference [Deadline Extended]. The National Science Foundation-supported Central African Forests and Institutions (CAFI) program of the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and Environment seeks paper and poster submissions for its workshop on Central African Forests in Paris on September 19 and 20, 2013. Deadline: April 5, 2013

AWARD: World Food Prize. The prize is the foremost international award recognizing the accomplishments of individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity, or availability of food in the world. Deadline: May 1, 2013


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