Thursday, May 15, 2014


This Week’s Posts

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Climate Change Governance & Institutions Research Contributing Towards Development Outcomes (CCAFS). The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security Flagship 4 on Policies and institutions for climate-resilient food systems is opening a call on a desk study featuring climate change governance and institutions research contributing towards development outcomes. Deadline: May 26, 2014

CALL FOR MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS: International Land Coalition. Every two years, the International Land Coalition (ILC) launches an open call inviting interested organisations to apply for membership through a formal application. The applications received during the current period will be voted upon by ILC members at the next Assembly of Members in Senegal in 2015. Deadline: January 23, 2015

EMPLOYMENT: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Social Impacts of Technology at Michigan State University. The postdoc will work with Dr. Shelia Cotten to analyze data from existing research projects and to collect survey, interview, and observational data on upcoming research projects. Deadline: open

EMPLOYMENT: CIMMYT Cropping Systems Agronomist / Scientist. The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center seeks a scientist for the Nairobi-based position of Cropping System Agronomist to work as a member of CIMMYT’s Global Conservation Agriculture Program, and to contribute to a multi-disciplinary and multi-institutional team applying systems approaches for agricultural research. Deadline: June 6, 2014

PUBLICATION: Women’s individual and joint property ownership. An IFPRI Discussion Paper looks at the effects of property rights on household decisionmaking.

PUBLICATION: Can climate finance achieve gender equity in developing countries? A UNU-WIDER Working Paper by Sam Wong.

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