Is Ebola a Disease of Poverty or a Function of a Dysfunctional Public Health System?

Here is a YouTube link to a video posted by WHO as it respond to the EVD in West Africa: A lot has been said since the outbreaks of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Southern Guinea, which subsequently spread in the sub-region to Sierra Leone, Liberia, and now Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country. In the past, the ebola virus was …

Associate Research Fellow/ Research Fellow at IFPRI

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a qualified candidate to serve as an Associate Research Fellow/ Research Fellow to conduct research on issues related to policies and institutions toward reducing climatic risk. The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks sustainable solutions for ending hunger and poverty. Founded in 1975, IFPRI is a member of the CGIAR Consortium, …

Request for Applications: U.S. Borlaug Fellowship for Global Food Security

Warning: This announcement was initially released by the Center of Global Food Security at Purdue University. The posting of this request for application is not in any ways associated with the initial post. As a Borlaug Fellow who just recently completed field work in Loas as part of this wonderful opportunity, I would encourage members of my network who are …