Apply to become a Thiel Fellow
Thinking of applying to the Thiel Fellowship? Did you know that most of our fellows didn't think they'd make it to the finalist round? You'll never know if you don't apply.
Deadline: 31st December 2012
FAO Vacancy: Communications Officer
Under the overall guidance of the Chief, Communication Branch, and the direct supervision of the Chief, Internet and Internal Communication Group, the incumbent is responsible of the day to day management of the Organization’s Intranet and internal communications channels.
Deadline: 4th January 2013
2nd Call for Papers: Mobile Telephony in the Developing World
We invite papers for a conference on mobile telephony in developing countries in the University of Jyväskylä in Finland on May 24-25, 2013. Abstracts which have been already submitted do not need to be resubmitted. Our aim is to explore how the rapid spread of mobile telephony in developing countries is associated with development, new media, society and culture.
Deadline: 10th January 2013
IIASA's annual Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP)
IIASA's annual Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP), now in its 36th year, is a three-month research program for advanced students who are ideally approximately two years away from receiving a PhD or equivalent, and whose interests correspond with IIASA's ongoing research.
Deadline: 14th January 2013
The Norman E. Borlaug Leadership Enhancement in Agriculture Program (LEAP)
The Norman E. Borlaug Leadership Enhancement in Agriculture Program (Borlaug LEAP) is a fellowship program, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), to enhance the quality of thesis research of graduate students from developing countries who show strong promise as leaders in the field of agriculture and related disciplines as defined by Title XII.
Deadline: 17th January 2013
Disney Friends for Change Grants
Disney Friends for Change Grants offer young change-makers an opportunity to receive a $1,000 grant to help make a lasting, positive change in the world.
Deadline: 10th February 2013
Challenge:Future Competition 2013
The Challenge:Future Competition 2013 is free and open to all participants and teams that are in compliance with the specific rules listed for the competition.
Deadline: 18th February 2013
Ghana: Kwesi Ahwoi lauds government vision on agriculture (Ghana News Agency)
Gov’t to make agric attractive to youth (The Ghanaian Journal)
13 New Mobile Agriculture Apps For 2013 (CropLife)
Benin trains youths on agriculture innovation (AfricaSTI)
Country ICT Data (CTO)
Comment nourrir tout le monde? (Denis van Waerebeke)