Friday, May 31, 2013


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: The Hunger Project Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist. THP’s Senior M&E Specialist focuses on achieving high quality impact assessment for participatory, gender-focused, capacity-building activities in rural villages across Africa, South Asia and Latin America. Deadline: open

EMPLOYMENT: Forest Peoples Programme Project Officer - Africa Programme. FPP is looking for a Project Officer to support their Africa programme work in Cameroon and the Congo basin. Deadline: June 15, 2013

EMPLOYMENT: CIMMYT Social Scientist, Latin America. The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) is seeking a dynamic, innovative, self-motivated, and results-oriented social scientist (Scientist/Senior Scientist) to work on improving the livelihoods of maize and wheat farmers in the developing world and particularly in Latin America. Deadline: June 21, 2013

EMPLOYMENT: IWMI Senior Researcher – Economics, Ghana. The Senior Researcher will develop a research portfolio on macroeconomics of water use and management at basin, country and regional level in West Africa, and on the broader global economic implications of water flows through trade and foreign direct investment in agriculture. Deadline: June 23, 2013

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 2nd Global Land Project Open Science Meeting. The conference will synthesize and discuss the role of the land system as a platform for human-environment interactions, connecting local land use decisions to global impacts and responses. Deadline for abstracts: June 30, 2013

FUNDING: The Veolia Environment Foundation. The Veolia Environment Foundation supports community-oriented nonprofit initiatives in thematic areas that include development aid and environmental conservation on a worldwide basis. Deadline: June 30, 2013

ONLINE DISCUSSION: Legal pluralism in Madagascar: Can customary and statutory law be reconciled to promote women’s land rights? Experts from the FAO, International Land Coalition (ILC), Landesa, and the Observatoire du Foncier in Madagascar will facilitate an online discussion through the Land Portal from June 3 to 14.

PUBLICATION: ActionAid report on the potential of land rights to contribute to gender equality. ActionAid conducted research in three countries with rural marginalized women; the dalit women in India, women affected by HIV in Sierra Leone and Indigenous women in Guatemala, as part of an on-going project on Enhancing poor and excluded women’s access to and control over land as a strategy for empowerment and fighting hunger.


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