Developing Countries, Poverty
Excerpt:The faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) of the University of Twente is currently offering a tenure-track position. Females who hold a doctoral degree, have postdoc experience and excellent potential for a successful scientific career in the area of geo-information science and earth observation are invited to apply.
Excerpt:The South African Young Scientists Summer Programme (SA-YSSP) is currently accepting applications for doctoral students from IIASA's member countries to spend three months at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa. Applications are due on 1 October, 2012.
Excerpt:The International Fund for Agricultural for Agricultural Development (IFAD) located in Rome, Italy, is inviting applications to fill the position as senior research officer with a thematic focus on poverty economics and impact evaluation. The deadline for application is 4 September, 2012.
Excerpt:IITA seeks a qualified Post-doc Fellow in Agricultural Economics and Policy to work on ex-ante evaluation of technologies, investments, and policy reforms aiming to guide research priority setting and the strategic planning processes at the IITA. The initial appointment is for two years at Ibadan, Nigeria including travel within and outside Africa.
Excerpt:Online training courses at EIA Campus are available free of charge to past and current IAIA (Internationale Association for Impact Assessment) members from developing countries and countries in transition.
Excerpt:The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) seeks a highly qualified agricultural economist to join their international team of scientists working on improving the livelihoods of farmers and the poor in the developing world. ...
Excerpt:The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) are jointly organizing a special issue of the journal Public Administration and Development (PAD, Wiley-Blackwell) on "institutional framework for sustainable development and green economy in the context of SD". ...
Excerpt:Esther Duflo will deliver the IFS 2011 Annual Lecture. The lecture will take place at the London headquarters of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and will be followed by a drinks reception. ...
Excerpt:The SLEplus training is directed at young professionals working in the field of development cooperation in governmental and nongovernmental organizations or in research and education institutes. Participants should hold a university degree and have relevant professional or practical experience.