Thursday, March 13, 2014


This Week’s Posts

AWARDS: Global Development Awards and Medals Competition (AMC). The AMC recognizes excellence in policy-oriented research, supports research capacity development of researchers in developing countries, and funds innovative social development projects benefiting marginalized groups in the developing world. Deadline: March 20, 2014

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 6th International AESOP-Sustainable Food Planning Conference. This is a multidisciplinary call focusing on urban food systems and the role of urban agriculture, focusing on design, policy, and agricultural innovations and implementations. It will take place on 5-7 November, 2014 in Velp/Arnhem, the Netherlands. Deadline: April 15, 2014

EMPLOYMENT: Program Manager for Governance, Environment & Markets Initiative at Yale. The Governance, Environment & Markets (GEM) Initiative seeks a Program Manager for their growing research center at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Deadline: open

EMPLOYMENT: 2 Postdoctoral Research Assistant Positions, LSE Grantham Research Institute. The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics has vacancies for two postdoctoral research assistants. Deadline: March 30, 2014

FELLOWSHIP: 40 Chances Fellows Program in Social Entrepreneurship. The program will fund four 40 Chances Fellows with the most innovative social enterprise plans to address issues of hunger, conflict, or poverty in Rwanda, Liberia, Sierra Leone, or Malawi. Deadline: May 31, 2014

PUBLICATION: IFPRI 2013 Global Food Policy Report. The report reviews major food policy developments and trends from the past year, documents emerging issues, examines key challenges and opportunities, describes the rising political commitment to food and nutrition security, and sets an agenda for action for 2014 and beyond.

PUBLICATION: Investing in locally controlled forestry in Mozambique. A new publication from IIED.

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