Thursday, August 08, 2013


This Week’s Posts

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: CLIFF/CCAFS Funding for Training of PhD Students from Developing Countries. The Climate Food and Farming (CLIFF) Research Network is a collaborative initiative of the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) and the Universities of Copenhagen and Aarhus. The Network aims to build the capacity of young scientists, generate novel climate change research on smallholder farming systems, and facilitate South-South knowledge exchange. Deadline: August 19, 2013

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Impact of Development Interventions in the Areas of Agriculture, Climate Change, and Property Rights & Land Policy. 3ie (International Initiative for Impact Evaluation) invites proposals for systematic reviews that investigate the impact of development interventions in the areas of agriculture, climate change, and property rights and land policy. Deadline: August 30, 2013

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: SDC & SNSF Calls for Thematic R4D Modules "Ecosystems" and "Food Security". The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and the Swiss National Science Foundation have issued a joint call for proposals for the thematic research modules "Sustainable management of ecosystems for the provision of ecosystem services" and "Innovation in agricultural and food systems for food security". Deadline: September 13, 2013

EMPLOYMENT: Project Manager and Program Associate Positions at EcoAgriculture Partners. EcoAgriculture's Policy program works to increase the adoption of integrated landscape management by influencing key policies, markets, and institutions, improving the conditions for ecoagriculture through direct advocacy and through the dissemination of policy analyses, options, and recommendations. Deadline: open. 

EMPLOYMENT: Chief Technical Advisor, Gola Rainforest, Sierra Leone. The RSPB is seeking a dynamic and experienced project manager specialist in natural resources management to provide technical and operational support to the Programme to deliver its objectives. Deadline: August 23, 2013

EMPLOYMENT: World Water Council Project Officer. The project officer will undertake a variety of tasks involving background analysis on water management issues, development and implementation of activities in programmatic areas, external relations and communication, and administration and finance. Deadline: August 25, 2013

TRAINING: Center for Sustainable Development Course in Development, Adaptation & Nonprofit Management. The Center is offering a blended learning, 2-month diploma program. The program will take place from September 2-October 31, 2013 and include a 5 day live workshop in Antigua, Guatemala: September 30 - October 4, 2013.

PUBLICATION: Making Sense of Gender, Climate Change & Agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa: Creating Gender-Responsive Climate Adaptation Policy. A new Future Agricultures working paper by Christine Okali and Lars Otto Naess.

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