Thursday, March 07, 2013


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: Water Footprint Network Project Manager. WFN is a dynamic, international, continuous learning community with hundreds of partners worldwide committed to promoting sustainable, equitable and efficient water use through the advancement of the Water Footprint. Deadline: March 15, 2013

EMPLOYMENT: Economic Commission for Africa Senior Programme Management Officer. This position is located in the African Climate Policy Centre (ACPC)/ Food Security and Sustainable Development Division (FSSDD) of the Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). Deadline: March 16, 2013

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST: International Land Coalition Facility in Support of Innovative and High Impact Targeted Interventions. ILC’s new initiative promotes direct interventions on the ground with the purpose piloting innovations in securing and protecting land rights for the rural poor for demonstration purposes and to explore the possibility of supporting such innovations on a larger scale. Deadline: open

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: The Elinor Ostrom Award on Collective Governance of the Commons. 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 8th, 2013

AWARD: IDRC Doctoral Research Awards. These awards are intended for field research in one or more developing countries. Candidates must conduct their research in areas corresponding to IDRC's research priorities and must ensure that their research project aligns with these priorities. Deadline: April 1, 2013

EVENT: OECD 2013 Global Forum on Development. The OECD Global Forum on Development will take place in Paris on April 4 and 5, 2013. The GFD will be the first in a series of three forums to be held over the next three years focusing on “Preparing for the Post-2015 World”. 

PUBLICATION: The Kin System as a Mechanism of Income-Hiding Between Spouses in Rural Ghana. A UNU-WIDER Working Paper by Carolina Castilla.

PUBLICATION: Farmer based organizations in Ghana. A recent IFPRI Discussion Paper.

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