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Carl K. Eicher Award for best doctoral dissertation

The International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE) is calling for nominations for the first IAAE 2015 Carl K. Eicher Award for the best doctoral dissertation on agricultural economics applied to an Africa problem. Family, friends and colleagues of the late Carl K. Eicher have established a fund under the IAAE to support an award for »

Vacancy Director General at AVRDC

AVRDC, the World Vegetable Center (Taiwan), has a vacancy¬†for a new Director General to lead the institution to a new level of research excellence strengthened by partnerships with public, nongovernmental, and private sector organizations worldwide. The current Director General, Dr. Dyno Keatinge, will retire in April 2016 after eight years in the position. AVRDC aims »

CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Cereals – Call for Doctoral Research Grants

The Dryland Cereals Scholarship Program of the CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Cereals is sponsoring and supporting a call for Doctoral Research Grants. The call is designed to increase agricultural research capacity of dryland cereal crops, i.e. barley, finger millet, pearl millet and sorghum. The application deadline March 30, 2015. Where appropriate, the grantees are »

Consultation on Inclusive Development

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in cooperation with The Broker and the five Knowledge Platforms for Global Development, is running an online consultation on how to promote inclusiveness in the Dutch policy agenda on trade and international cooperation. Views of participants of the consultation will feed into the policy letter that Lilianne Ploumen, Minister »