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    SPIA is recruiting for Senior Manager

    SPIA is looking for a senior impact assessment specialist to lead its growing team and manage an innovative program of research and capacity strengthening. The position is based in Rome and involves close collaboration with social and agricultural scientists in universities, CGIAR, and partner organizations around the world. Vacancy annoucement is here , and deadline for applications is 18th...

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    New window for Expressions of Interest for Impact Studies

    Estimating the long-term, large-scale impacts of CGIAR research on development outcomes SPIA has re-opened the window for submissions of expressions of interest for impact studies estimating the long-term, large-scale impacts of CGIAR research on development outcomes. Expressions of interest (EoIs) should be sent to SPIA ( spia@cgiar.org ) no later than 9am CET, on Monday October 14, 2019. For...

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    James Stevenson Agricultural Research Officer

    Environmental impacts of agricultural intensification - New SPIA Call for Expressions of Interest

    SPIA is pleased to announce a call for Expressions of Interest for studies of " The environmental impacts of agricultural intensification ". We have linked up with colleagues at the Environmental Market Solutions Lab ( emLab ) at the University of California, Santa Barbara for this call - an outstanding disciplinary team of researchers from the social and natural sciences. We have up to $1.2...

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    Fiona BottiglieroKnowledge Management Specialist

    Use of Targeted Genome Editing

    Jennifer Thomson , Emeritus Professor, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Cape Town and ISPC member, highlights the potential of targeted genome editing to accelerate CGIAR objectives but also explains the need for work on regulation regarding new breeding technologies to ensure access/benefits to poor/public sector.