Thursday, January 30, 2014
This Week’s Posts
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Coordinating partners of the Land Matrix for Latin America, Asia and Eastern Europe & Central Asia. The Land Matrix partnership is issuing a call for submission for self-nominations for organisations wishing to join the Land Matrix partnership and be part of a global and independent land monitoring initiative that promotes transparency and accountability in decisions over land and investment. Deadline: February 15, 2014
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Integrated Water Resource Management. The 2014 American Water Resources Associate Summer Specialty Conference on Integrated Water Resources Management will take place on June 30 – July 2, 2014, in Reno, Nevada, USA. Deadline: February 17, 2014
TRAINING: Summer School in Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation for Complex Development Programs. This is the Ninth edition of the University of Bologna joint Centre for International Development / Department of Economics Summer Training Programme on Monitoring and Evaluation. This year the programme's focus is on Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation for Complex Development Programmes. Deadline: March 31, 2014
EMPLOYMENT: International Potato Center Value Chain/Post-harvest Specialist. The International Potato Center (CIP) and the Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB) are seeking a dynamic and innovative research professional with expertise in pro-poor market analysis, processing, and value chain development and assessment, to lead the design and implementation of a new research project that aims to expand the utilization of RTB and reduce their post-harvest losses in the countries of East and Central Africa. Deadline: open
PUBLICATION: The Local Environmental, Economic and Social Tragedies of International Interventions on Community Based Forest Management for Global Environmental Conservation. A recent paper in the Open Journal of Forestry.
PUBLICATION: FAO Case Studies on Gender and Equity Implications of Land-Related Investments. The FAO program on “Promoting gender-equitable and inclusive land-related investment policies and regulatory frameworks that contribute to enhance food security, reduce poverty and strengthen the livelihood of poor rural women and men” has produced several recent case study reports.
PUBLICATION: Women, Donors and Land Administration The Tanzania Case. A working paper from the Danish Institute of International Studies by Rasmus Hundsbæk Pedersen and Scholastica Haule.
ONLINE RESOURCE: Gender in Agriculture e-learning course. The 2008 Gender in Agriculture (GiA) Sourcebook, the result of a partnership between Michigan State University, the World Bank, FAO and IFAD, has been transformed into an e-learning course, composed of 17 modules ranging from primary production to natural resource management and climate change, access to markets and services.