Vacancy in Agricultural Economics and related fields

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Tailored Opportunities: AuthorAID Travel and Workshop grants

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What?

The travel grants are for early-career researchers to travel to international conferences to present their research and the workshop grants are for experienced researchers or administrators to organize a workshop on a topic related to research communication. Future calls for AuthorAID travel and workshop grants will be announced on the website.

Who?

  • A citizen of and living and working in a country on the list of eligible countries.
  • Who did not have received a grant from AuthorAID in the past two years.

What is required?

  • When applying for a travel grant your proposal/abstract should already have been accepted for presentation at an international conference and you should be a first-time presenter.
  • When applying for a workshop grant you should be one of the following: an experienced trainer of research communication, a successful researcher who is confident about teaching research communication, an administrator who can arrange one or more trainers for the workshop. You should also have permission from your institution to conduct an AuthorAID workshop.

You should be ready to complete the online application form in a single session, as partial applications cannot be saved. Before you begin an application, we suggest you read the PDF copy of the application form and prepare your responses to the questions that require some thought.

When?

AuthorAID provide travel and workshop grants twice a year. The date will be posted one month before the deadline. First is in January or February and the second round is in July and August every year.

Benefit? For Travel grant is USD 1500 and for Workshop grant is USD 2500

For further information: http://www.authoraid.info/en/funding/

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Tailored Opportunities: VISITING SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS for African Women Researchers

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 What?

The Science by Women programme will fund 10 six-month visiting senior research fellowships for ten experienced African women researchers in any of the following international research centres of excellence based in Spain.

The aim of the call is to promote African women’s leadership in scientific research and technology transfer and to foster the capacity of the research centres in their home countries. The main goal is to enable African women researchers and scientists to tackle the great challenges faced by Africa through research in Health and biomedicine, agriculture and food security, water, energy and climate change, mathematics, Information and Communication Technologies as well as Economic Sciences.

Who can apply?

  • Women researchers nationality of an African country.
  • PhD with at least 3 years of post-doctoral professional experience
  • Contractual relationship with a university or a public or private non-profit organization
  • Based in Africa dedicated to significant scientific research in the areas indicated (see in second paragraph of what?)
  • Excellent academic record and proven track of relevant research experience
  • Solid working knowledge of English
  • Proven experience leading a research group

What is required to apply?

  • Letter of Interest (max. 1 page)
  • Full curriculum vitae
  • Fully filled form
  • Brief but concise description of the project to be developed in the Spanish
  • host centre (max. 2 pages)
  • A letter of the prospective host group’s stating its interest to support the project proposed by the candidate.

 Benefits?

Successful candidates will have access to:

  • Flight from their centre of origin to the host institution and back
  • Living allowance of 2.400 Euros gross per month to cover accommodation, personal expense and health and occupational accident insurance coverage.

When?

Deadline for proposals submission September 20, 2017

For further information, please refer the following link:

http://www.mujeresporafrica.es/en/content/science-women-2017

 

Tailored opportunity: Chance for young people to attend COP 23/ COY 13 in Bonn, Germany

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What ?

Selected applicants will be provided with financial support to attend COP 23/ COY 13 for the whole duration of November 2nd- November 18th.   Local and International travel, visa fees and other costs will be included in the support. Selected applicants will also be able to attend  an online training session Prior Youth opporunitiesto the conference. Apart from the financial support there will be ample opportunities to connect and network with fellow young scientists and others.

Who?

Young people of age 18-35

How?

Complete an online application form in the following link

https://youngogss.org/application/

When?

The deadline for application is 24 August 2017

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Tailored opportunities: Call for PhD Internships in an International Research Institute

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What?

It gives registered doctoral students an opportunity to utilize the resources and facilities at UNU-WIDER for their PhD dissertation or thesis research, and to work with UNU-WIDER researchers in areas of mutual interest. The applicant will spend 3 consecutive months at UNU-WIDER and should come back to his/her home institution.

Who can apply?

The applicant must be enrolled as a PhD student and who have ability to conduct research on developing economics. The priority is given to economists, but candidates working in other social sciences can also apply. Applicants who are working or living in developing countries and who are in the later stage of their PhD will be preferred.

Where? Helsinki, Finland

What is the required?

The applicants should be fluent in oral and written English, poses good quantitative and qualitative analytical skills. All applications should be made online and CV should be uploaded. The supervisor should send letter of recommendation to UNU-WIDER. During their stay in Helsinki, applicants will produce one or more of papers and present their research finding on a seminar and may publish their work in the WIDER working paper series.

Benefits: transportation cost to and from the home institution covered, Medical insurance during the stay in the internship plus a monthly stipend of EUR 1,600.00 to cover his/her living expenses.

N.B: Please note that the link to the online application form will only become active one month prior to the submission deadline (e.g., application procedures start on 1 March and 1 September of each year).

For further information, please refer to this link: https://www.wider.unu.edu/internships

Tailored opportunities: Call for papers- International conference Women’s Role in the sustainable development of Africa

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What ?

This is an international conference on the issues related to women’s contribution to sustainability and sustainable development in Africa. The conference will be held the International Leadership Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia  on 27 November 2017. If your paper got accepted to the conference, you will be provided with travel and accommodation support.

Who ?

Any one with research or any other form of experience worth sharing in the following thematic areas:

  • Women Empowerment for Sustainable Development
  • Women Political Participation: Gender Quota System
  • Economic Status of Women
  • Role of Women in Peace and Security in Africa
  • Women in Historical, Social and Cultural Affairs
  • Affirmative Action: Women in Higher Education
  • Women Leadership Role

How?

Prepare an abstract of your paper and make submission to the following emails:

Dr.Hanna Yakavenka:H.Yakavenka@greenwich.ac.uk (if you are based in Europe) or
Ms. BethelhemTaye,bethelhemtaye.ili@gmail.com or bethelhem.t@ili.edu.et (if you are based in Africa)

For further detailed information, follow this link 

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