Announcement: CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The Carnegie-Rochester Conference on Public Policy is now soliciting papers for a conference on "Advances in Labor Market Dynamics." This Conference will be held in New York University on April 15-16, 2011. The papers and comments are slated for publication in a special issue of the Journal of Monetary Economics in January 2012. There have >> Read more

Announcement: CALL FOR PAPERS

IFPRI-Abuja is pleased to announce the call for papers for the 18TH International Farm Management Congress, scheduled to hold from 20th – Friday 25th March 2011, Chateau in the Park Hotel, Christchurch, New Zealand. The congress organizers are calling for Contributed Papers in either “Peer Review” or “Non-Peer Review (case study)” forms and for posters. >> Read more

Announcement: Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development

The Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development is a new online, international, peer-reviewed journal focused on applied research and best practices in the development of thriving farming communities and sustainable food systems. Peer reviewers include development practitioners, organization and agency staff, faculty, graduate students, consultants, and farmers from around the world with expertise >> Read more

Announcement: Call for proposal: New IRD partner team program

IFPRI-Abuja is pleased to announce the CGIAR Gender & Diversity Program, an exciting research proposal funding opportunity from the French Institute of Research for Development (IRD). The opportunity is designed to promote and strengthen new research teams through partnership with an IRD research unit. The aims of this call are both to help build collective research >> Read more

Announcement: Call for Pre-Proposals: Gender and Citizenship in the Information Society

An Asia-wide Research Program IT for Change, a nonprofit organization located in India has announced a call for pre-proposals under its Gender and Citizenship in the Information Society, an Asia-wide research program organized with the support of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). Individual researchers or research teams affiliated to a recognized and reputable institution >> Read more

Announcement: Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development: (Reminder)

 Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development is requesting a special call on best practices in Urban and Peri-Urban Agriculture Development. It thus welcomes research or policy briefs, and case studies (up to 2,500 words) and full articles (up to 8,500 words) on best community-development practices related to: • Urban livestock management and regulation >> Read more

Announcement – Yara Prize

The mission of the Yara Prize is to contribute to the transformation of African agriculture and food availability within a sustainable context, thereby helping to reduce hunger and poverty. The Prize can be awarded to any individual or identifiable group of individuals, as well as to established institutions, associations, organizations, or government bodies. The prize >> Read more

Announcement: Call for Papers

Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development (JAFSCD) We are pleased to inform you of the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development’s call for papers at any time on any subject related to  the development aspects of agriculture and food systems, most especially on Best Practices in Urban and Peri-Urban Agriculture Development.  >> Read more

Announcement: Call for Papers

European Documentation Center is pleased to announce a Satellite Meeting in conjunction with the World Library and Information Congress under the umbrella of the Applied Stochastic Models and Data Analysis International Society – ASMDA. It is aimed at reaching all those in the Library and Information community interested in improving access to science information including >> Read more

Announcement: Gender and Development – CALL FOR PAPERS

Food crises have become common phenomena. For poor women, men, and children in developing countries, lack of food is often the face of the complex crises facing the human race: climate change, global economic crisis, and policies which fail to address the root causes of inequality. Food issue of the international journal Gender & Development >> Read more

Louis MALASSIS International Scientific Prize for Agriculture and Food

The Agropolis Foundation has announced the Louis MALASSIS International Scientific Prize for Agriculture and Food, which aims to recognize individuals, or a group of individuals, for their exemplary and promising contribution in promoting innovation through research, development and capacity building in the North, South or in the Mediterranean in order to improve food and agricultural >> Read more

FARA Award Announcement

The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) has announced the African Agriculture Science Competitions and Awards: Recognizing Excellence in African Science and Innovation. These competitions seek to identify and give recognition to outstanding agricultural scientists and innovations led by African researchers, scientists and professionals who are effectively engaged in communicating the outputs (knowledge, technologies, >> Read more

Competitions: IDRC and GDN

IDRC Competition Research for Economic Development (CRED) This Call for Proposals relates to the third Round of competitive grants awards under the CRED project, funded by IDRC through the Globalization, Growth and Poverty (GGP) program. Proposals must be for research related to past or prospective competition interventions that yield clearly demonstrable benefits to customers. Up >> Read more

Conference Announcement and Call for Paper by Federal University of Technology, Owerri: Organic Agriculture for health, Wealth, and Environmental Conservation

The major objective of this conference is to spread the current knowledge, competencies, and technologies in organic agriculture in Nigeria for enhanced health, wealth, and environmental sustainability. It is hoped that experience sharing among participants will enhance collaborative opportunities in organic agriculture. For further enquiries, please contact Dr. E.U. Onweremadu (Phone: +2348034935502 or E-mail: organicagricfuto@yahoo.com) >> Read more