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RLC Campus Bonn and Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, offer scholarships for PhD students from developing and transition countries to participate at a workshop on “Reverse Degradation by Innovation: New Pathways of Sustainable Natural Resource Management”, May 30 – June 1, 2011, in Bonn, Germany.
The Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) is seeking a highly qualified Postdoctoral fellow – Water Management to join its Sustainable Productivity Enhancement Program.
On October 21-22, 2011, the Land Tenure Center (LTC) of the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, together with the Translinks program of USAID, is hosting a special workshop on Land Tenure and Forest Carbon Management.
Last year, the government of West Bengal and Landesa’s partner in India, RDI, started a revolution in that Indian state by simply adding a second blank line on a piece of paper.
The International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP) is currently looking for three candidates with a scientific background and experience in either anthropology, behavioural sciences/economics or sociology to become members of the Scientific Committee.
Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice is a new, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, open access journal on extensive livestock production systems throughout the world. It investigates pastoralism from a variety of disciplinary perspectives across the biophysical, social and economic sciences.
Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) aims to institutionalize further in USAID the serendipitous process by which great ideas are conceptualized, developed, refined to meet real-world operational challenges, tested, and ultimately scaled up to change the world in fundamental ways.
The Land Portal is a new resource developed by the International Land Coalition (ILC) and Landtenure.info. The portal is an easy access, easy-to-use platform to share land related information, to monitor trends, and identify information gaps to promote effective and sustainable land governance.
The International Potato Center (CIP) is seeking a dynamic and innovative research professional with expertise in pro-poor market analysis, processing and value chain development. He/she shall undertake studies and capacity building activities related to the planning, implementation and evaluation of action-oriented research on agricultural markets and value chains.
The Norman E. Borlaug Leadership Enhancement in Agriculture Program (Borlaug LEAP) is a fellowship program, funded by USAID to enhance the quality of thesis research of graduate students from developing countries who show strong promise as leaders in the field of agriculture and related disciplines.
Development, the Society for International Development's flagship journal, has published its first issue of the year entitled 'Local Land Grabs'. A number of interesting articles on this theme are available for free download. See the issue’s Table of Contents below.
In response to constraints to the spread of participatory geographical information systems articulated at the 2005 conference on Mapping for Change, the EU-ACP Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) conceived this Training Kit in partnership with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).