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ZEF News No. 19
August 02, 2006. 

ZEF News No. 19 is now available for download in an English and a German version.

This issue contains, among others, articles on ZEF's project on biodiversity in Ethiopia, on local governance in the Tajik-Afghan borderland region, on modeling water and land-use in Uzbekistan, on traceability and food exports, and on ZEF's recently established alumni network.

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Vacancy announcement for a PhD position
July 25, 2006. 

The Department of Economics and Technological Change (ZEFb) of the Center for Development Research invites applications for a PhD position beginning effective October 01, 2006 for 3 years.

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A survey of the ZEF alumni careers
June 29, 2006. 

A survey on the career progression of the 130 PhD students graduated in the International Studies Program (IDSP) at ZEF demonstrates the success of the IDSP concept: immediately after completing their theses, most of them had taken up positions in national or international institutions in development related context; 60% of the graduates from developing and transition countries in their home countries, 15% in international organisations and 11% as post-doc in Germany.

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