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A full scholarship (fees plus maintenance and travel) funded through the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship scheme is available for applicants to the MSc in Climate Change and Development programme at University of Sussex/Institute for Development Studies, UK for entry October 2011.
Potential applicants must undertake the following process in the order stated.
A new web page provides information on and access to the 2 films and accompanying educational materials based on stories by Jesse Ribot and co-directed and produced by Pape Faye and Jesse Ribot. The films both address obstacles to the making and implementation of fair forest management policies.
The EUDN PhD Student Workshop aims at giving PhD students in Development Economics an opportunity to present papers in an informal environment, as well as to exchange the results of recent and ongoing research in different fields of development economics. In 2011, a seminar will be organized jointly by the EUDN and the Tinbergen Institute.
Each year the Skoll Foundation presents the Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship to a small number of social entrepreneurs who are solving the world’s most pressing problems. The Skoll Award includes a core support grant to the organization to be paid over three years and a noncash award to the social entrepreneur that is presented at the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship.
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) are undertaking a gender mapping of agriculture in Africa in order to better understand how to best target small-scale water management strategies to farmers. In order to ensure our information is as accurate as possible we are inviting people who are knowledgeable on the gender pat
After more than a decade meeting with government officials and families in rural areas of the developing world, I have yet to encounter anyone who would discount the importance of land, or who would challenge the fact that landlessness is … <a href="http://www.landesa.org/landlessness-is-not-forever/
The jubilee congress (1981-2011) of the Commission on Legal Pluralism, entitled 'Living Realities of Legal Pluralism' will take place 8-11 September 2011 at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.
What happens when you send 130 college students to thousands of villages in rural China, armed with pens and camera phones to ask farmers strange and sometimes awkward questions?
Hernando De Soto’s Op-ed in the Feb. 3rd Wall Street Journal rightly points out that “Egypt’s legal institutions fail the majority of the people.
This post was commissioned by the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship blog.