Moderators will receive a stipend of $1,000 per month.They should have a strong background in agricultural development, and preference given to those with experience in Africa and with women’s issues.
Human Sciences Research Council Publication Africa Focus 2008 Theme: Governance in Africa The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), South Africa’s premier social research institution, invites the scholarly community and policy intellectuals to send in extended abstracts of chapters for consideration for inclusion in the first issue of the HSRC’s new annual publication Africa Focus. The HSRC has identified the need for a platform for critical and innovative debates around themes that will contribute to the dissemination of the views of African scholars among research, policy and academic institutions, civil society organizations and governments, both in Africa and abroad. The series’ unique trait and contribution will be its ability to illuminate African voices on policy and to chart emerging and new paths and contexts in the production of research knowledge relevant to Africa’s developmental aspirations. The Africa Focus
World Pulse Media is pleased to announce a Call for Applicants for Voices of Our Future, an exciting new international women’s correspondent network. World Pulse will choose up to 30 applicants who are beginning to use new media to speak for themselves to the world, transform their communities, and change their own lives. After being selected, the Correspondents will embark on a 4-month journey to the frontiers of new media and women’s empowerment. Highlights of the program include training in web 2.0 and citizen journalism by APC Womens Networking Support Programme, coaching sessions by certified coaches from the Empowerment Institute, and publication in World Pulse magazines. Three of the top correspondents will receive the Voices of Our Future Award and an all expenses paid trip to attend awards ceremonies in the U.S. Additionally, one correspondent will receive a
3 – 17 September 2009 Durban, South Africa Supported by the Department of Trade and Industry of South Africa (the dti) and the French Development Agency (AFD with French Institute of South Africa (IFAS) We are pleased to announce that the 2009 African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE) will be held in Durban (South Africa) from the 3rd to the 17th of September. Building on the success of the first two editions of APORDE, in 2007 and 2008, we are seeking applications from talented African, Asian and Latin American economists, policy makers and civil society activists who, if selected, will be fully funded. We encourage everyone with an interest in development to read and distribute this call. We also encourage those who feel they meet the criteria specified below to apply: APORDE is a fully-funded programme,
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