Thursday, September 26, 2013


This Week’s Posts

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 3rd International Conference on Technologies for Development: What is Essential? The conference will take place at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland on 4-6 June 2014. Deadline: October 14, 2013

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: XXIV IUFRO World Congress: “Sustaining Forests, Sustaining People: The Role of Research”. The congress will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA on 5-11 October, 2014, and welcomes submission of abstracts for presentations in sub-plenary, technical and poster sessions. Deadline: October 15, 2013

CALL FOR CONCEPT NOTES: Strengthening Impact Assessment in the CGIAR: New partnerships for building impact assessment capacity. Concept notes from any organization or individual interested in undertaking an activity or a set of activities aimed at building capacity within the CGIAR for conducting ex-post impact assessment of agricultural research are invited. Deadline: October 15, 2013

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW). The GrOW research program aims to strengthen the evidence base to inform social and economic policies that enhance women’s economic empowerment, close gender gaps, and simultaneously promote economic growth. Deadline: October 25, 2013

EMPLOYMENT: Cornell University Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Development Sociology. The Department of Development Sociology is seeking applicants for a 9 month tenure track position focusing on population and environment. Deadline: October 1, 2013

EMPLOYMENT: ICRAF Project Manager, Going to Scale with Bottom-Up Agricultural Innovations in the Sahel and Horn of Africa. ICRAF is recruiting a Project Manager/Agent of Change to be based in Bamako, Mali. The project is “Going to Scale with Bottom-Up Agricultural Innovations in the Sahel and Horn of Africa”. Deadline: October 15, 2013

PUBLICATION: Optimum fisheries management under climate variability: Evidence from artisanal marine fishing in Ghana. A UNU-WIDER working paper by Wisdom Akpalu, Isaac Dasmani and Ametefee K. Normanyo.

ONLINE RESOURCE: Online Courses on Climate Change and REDD+. The Nature Conservancy, Conservation International, Rainforest Alliance, and the World Wildlife Fund have released three new, self-paced and web-based courses on climate change and REDD+. The courses are freely available to anyone who is interested.

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