Thursday, November 07, 2013


This Week’s Posts

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Family Farming and People-Centered Land Governance (ILC). ILC will award a small number of grants for research activities that focus on the intersection between land rights and family farming and contribute to a deeper understanding of how land governance can better respond to the needs and tap the potential of family farmers and small-scale food producers. Deadline: November 22, 2013

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Paths toward Sustainable Payments for Ecosystem Services (AAG Annual Meeting). A session at the Association of American Geographers annual meeting will cover the topic of “Paths toward Sustainable Payments for Ecosystem Services”. Deadline: November 29, 2013

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: IAIA14 Impact Assessment for Social and Economic Development. The 34th Annual Conference of the International Association for Impact Assessment will take place from 8-11 April, 2014 in Viña del Mar, Chile. Deadline: December 6, 2013

EMPLOYMENT: OECD Policy Analyst – Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment. The OECD seeks a dynamic Policy Analyst to join their Network on Gender Equality (GENDERNET) team. Deadline: open

TRAINING: Innovative Tools & Approaches for Securing Women’s Land Rights. The International Land Coalition and Procasur join efforts to identify what we can learn from others working to secure women’s land rights with a Learning Route on “Innovative tools and approaches for securing women´s land rights” in Rwanda and Burundi, to take place in February 2014. Deadline: November 25, 2013

PUBLICATIONS: Land and Agricultural Productivity in Ethiopia, 2 IFPRI Discussion Papers. Two recent IFPRI Discussion Papers present evidence on the relationship between land and agriculture in Ethiopia.

PUBLICATION: Trends and patterns of land use change and international aid in sub-Saharan Africa. A UNU-WIDER Working Paper authored by IFPRI researchers.

PUBLICATION: Transforming Gender Relations in Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa. A new book argues that there is a causal relation between more equal gender relations in the household and in the community, and better agricultural outcomes.

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