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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 WorldFish Center, headquartered on the island of Penang, Malaysia, is a world-class scientific research organization whose mission is to reduce poverty and hunger by improving fisheries and aquaculture.
The WorldFish Center is accepting applications for the position of Senior Gender Specialist:
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Brittan’s Overseas Development Institute (ODI) has a vacancy for the position of Program Officer in their Climate, Environment, and Forests Programme.
The current issue of the International Journal of the Commons includes a special feature celebrating the 20th anniversary of Elinor Ostrom’s Governing the Commons.
The South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE) is a regional network that brings together and strengthens South Asian researchers and institutions interested in the inter-connections between development and the environment. In this call for research proposals, SANDEE will focus on the economics of conservation.
The Consortium for Improved Agriculture-based Livelihoods in Central Africa (CIALCA) conference on “Challenges and Opportunities for Agricultural Intensification of the Humid-Highland Systems of sub-Saharan Africa” will be held in Kigali, Rwanda, 24-27 October 2011.
<p>Integrated management of water resources and protection of the environment have become a global priority for sustainable development.
The African Union Commission is seeking proposals for research focusing on the following thematic priorities articulated in Africa’s Science and Technology Consolidated Plan of Action (CPA) and its Lighthouse Projects: (a) Post-harvest and Agriculture, (b) Renewable and Sustainable Energy, and (c) Water and Sanitation in Africa.
In my last post, I wrote about the risks and benefits of large-scale land acquisitions in developing countries.