Thursday, May 09, 2013


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: The David and Lucile Packard Foundation Program Officer – Climate and Land Use. The foundation is seeking an individual to lead its work on Climate and Land Use, with a particular emphasis on work to reduce emissions associated with agriculture. Deadline: open

EMPLOYMENT: ODI Research Fellow, Gender and Climate Change. The Overseas Development Institute seeks a Research Fellow to work with ODI’s Social Development team and the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), of which ODI is a founding partner. Deadline: May 17, 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS: Indian Institute of Management Bangalore Conference on Public Policy and Management. The special theme for the conference is INFRASTRUCTURE: Hard and Soft. The Conference committee invites papers analysing ‘Infrastructure’ from various perspectives as well as papers on public policy issues. Deadline: May 13, 2013

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Impact Economy Innovations Grant Fund. The Rockefeller Foundation and The Tony Elumelu Foundation invite proposals from organizations interested in receiving support for initiatives aimed at fostering Africa’s Impact Economy, specifically by aiding the growth of the Impact Investing industry and social enterprise sector. Deadline: May 31, 2013

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: ICID WatSave Awards 2013. The International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID) is inviting nominations for the WatSave Awards 2013 from across the world to recognize outstanding contributions to water saving/conservation in agriculture. Deadline: May 31, 2013

PUBLICATION: The impact of irrigation on nutrition, health, and gender. An IFPRI Discussion Paper reviews literature with insights for Africa south of the Sahara.

PUBLICATION: Resource conflict, collective action, and resilience: an analytical framework. A recent publication by several CAPRi-affiliated authors in the International Journal of the Commons.

ONLINE RESOURCE: Political Economy of Agricultural Policy in Africa. A great deal of information from a March conference on this topic is now available on the conference website.

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