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ILRI vacancy:Research Technician, GHG (closing date 7 August 2014)

Vacancy Number: RT/GHG/07/14
Department: Livestock Systems and the Evironment (LSE)
Duration: 1 year fixed term contract

International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Research Technician to support research within the Livestock GHG measurement and mitigation project. 595 more words

Agriculture

Planning and City-Region Governance: Challenges for Urban Development in Bucharest

By Irina Paraschivoiu (LSE) & Fabian Wenner (LSE)

Despite sharing some of the common challenges faced by post-socialist cities, the experience of Bucharest overlaps its socialist legacy to its unique urban and administrative structure. 1,025 more words

Planning, City, And Society

New map: Impacts of climate change on length of growing periods in Africa

Impacts of climate change on length of growing periods in Africa by Philip Thornton

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has published an atlas illustrating the current state of African smallholder agriculture. 721 more words

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Why It's Time to Pack Up Your Life and Move Thousands of Miles Away

I’m probably not very qualified to giveĀ out advice. I definitely do not have any fitness or health certification, I mean, I have, on more than one occasion, eaten an entire order of queso (that’s melted cheese, folks) by myself. 1,110 more words

Inspiration

A new article reviews farm household models and their predictive ability to analyse food security of smallholders in a changing climate

In 2007, the fourth assessment report of the inter-governmental panel on climate change (IPCC) revealed that in the coming decades, climate change is likely to have significant impacts on livelihoods and food systems. 166 more words

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New map: Rainfall and rainfall variability in Africa

Rainfall and rainfall variabiity in Africa by Philip Thornton

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has published an atlas illustrating the current state of African smallholder agriculture. 601 more words

ILRI

New map: Ruminant livestock distribution in Africa

Ruminant Livestock Distribution, 2006, by Timothy Robinson, William Wint, Giulia Conchedda, Guiseppina Cinardi and Marius Gilbert.

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has published an atlas illustrating the current state of African smallholder agriculture. 708 more words

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