[gdnews] Research In Focus E-bulletin, Issue 17 -


February 08, 2005.  

Welcome to the “Research In Focus”, a free monthly e-bulletin to keep you

abreast of the latest policy research knowledge from the Global south.

 

***Research In Focus E-bulletin***

Issue # 15, January 2005

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CONTENTS:

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*** KNOWLEDGE BASE HIGHLIGHTS:

 

1-FEATURED RESEARCH:

 

*Wage and labor regulation in Vietnam within the poverty reduction agenda

* Peace processes and conflict resolution in the Horn of Africa

 

2-FEATURED RESEARCHERS:

 

* Abdalla Uba Adamu Professor and Director, Bayero University, Kano,

Nigeria

* Damba Ganbat Executive director, Academy of Political Education of

Mongolia

 

 

3-FEATURED ORGANIZATIONS:

 

* Institute of Sociology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

* Centro de Estudios Internacionales (CEI), Universidad Torcuato Di Tella

(UTDT)

 

4-FUNDING NEWS:

 

* Deadline extended: SANEI Call for Proposals

* Visiting Experts from Academic and Research Institutions Programme, Food

and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Partnership Programme

 

5-ONLINE SERVICES: Toolkit: Proposal Writing and Fundraising

Providing practical suggestions for applying for funding and proposal

writing, this toolkit is based on interviews with experienced research

fundraisers in both developing and developed countries. Obtaining funding

for your research is a difficult achievement, so we hope this guide will

help give your proposal the best possible chance of success. (Soon will be

available in French)

www.gdnet.org/online_services/toolkits/proposal_writing/

 

Knowledge Base Highlights

 

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1-Featured Research

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>> Wage and labor regulation in Vietnam within the poverty reduction

agenda

Can a strategy to control wages impact pro-poor policies positively?

by Brassard, C. for the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, University

of Singapore, 2004

www.gdnet.org/cf/search/display.cfm

 

 

>>Peace processes and conflict resolution in the Horn of Africa

Learning lessons from peace processes and conflict resolution

by Yoh, J. G. N. for the Institute for Security Studies (ISS), South

Africa, 2003

www.gdnet.org/cf/search/display.cfm

 

 

***You can find 1000 more research papers on the Knowledge Base

www.gdnet.org/knowledge_base/

 

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2-Featured Researchers

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>>Abdalla Uba Adamu

Professor and Director, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria

Research interests: Media technologies and cultural transformation,

transnational flow of media, indigenous knowledge systems, Popular culture

in traditional societies

www.gdnet.org/cf/search/display.cfm

 

 

>>Damba Ganbat

Executive director, Academy of Political Education of Mongolia

Research interests: models of democracy, democracy and new values,

democratization process in East Asia

www.gdnet.org/cf/search/display.cfm

 

 

****You can find 1000 more researchers profiles on the Knowledge Base

www.gdnet.org/knowledge_base/

 

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3-Featured Organizations

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>>Institute of Sociology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Sociological research institute focusing on Central and Eastern Europe

www.gdnet.org/cf/search/display.cfm

 

 

>> Centro de Estudios Internacionales (CEI), Universidad Torcuato Di Tella

(UTDT)

Research centre on globalization and the Southern Cone

www.gdnet.org/cf/search/display.cfm

 

 

****You can find 1000 more organizational profiles on the Knowledge Base

www.gdnet.org/knowledge_base/

 

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4-Funding News

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>> Deadline extended: SANEI Call for Proposals

The South Asia Network of Economic Research Institutes (SANEI) invites

researchers to submit proposals on Good Governance and Infrastructure.

Maximum funding per project will be US ,000. Grants are awarded for one

year only.

Deadline: December 31, 2004

www.gdnet.org/online_services/funding_opportunities/funding_news/sanei.html

 

 

>>Visiting Experts from Academic and Research Institutions Programme, Food

and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Partnership Programme

The Visiting Experts from Academic and Research Institutions Programme

supports highly qualified academics and researchers to undertake work in

FAO for a maximum of one year. The programme covers salary costs, monthly

allowances and travel expenses.

Deadline: None specified

www.gdnet.org/online_services/funding_opportunities/funding_news/fao.html

 

 

For more funding opportunities and many other online resources, visit our

new website www.gdnet.org/online_services/

 

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south. GDNet is implemented in partnership with the Institute of

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