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Call for papers from the International Indigenous Policy Journal:
Rotary Peace Fellows are leaders promoting national and international cooperation, peace, and the successful resolution of conflict throughout their lives, in their careers, and through service activities.
A new brief from IDRC:
The World Bank Water Wikipedia writing contest is an effort by the World Bank to engage with
Universities for its Wikipedia Pilot Project. The competition is open to students currently
enrolled at participating universities worldwide. First place contestants will be offered invitations
for a week-long paid mission trip with The World Bank.
The Global Strategy Director, Agriculture will lead the Conservancy’s organization-wide efforts to ensure that global efforts to achieve food security are pursued in a manner that safeguards biodiversity and ecosystem services. Toward this end, the Director will play a leading role in engaging donor support for agriculture and conservation projects that meet Conservancy goals. He/she will se
This article focuses on the global concentration of agribusiness and how this is crucial to the future of the food systems of developing (and poor, non-developing) countries.
IFPRI will take a leading role in two of the new research programs currently being developed by the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR).
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While Landesa’s recent 17-province survey of farmers found a worrying upswing in farmland loss across much of China, there is some good news for China’s farmers and proponents of rule of law.
Essential to sustaining life and supporting a healthy environment, water is also imperative for economic growth. Yet as water demand for household, industrial, and agricultural uses grows—especially in the developing world—watersheds and irrigated lands are deteriorating and ground and surface water pollution is increasing.
The European Commission, the Government of Spain and the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development have convened the Third European Forum on Rural Development, which will take place in Palencia (Spain) from 29 March to 1 April 2011.