Tuesday, June 03, 2008


CALL FOR PAPERS: Special Series of Natural Resources Forum


The Natural Resources Forum, a quarterly journal issued by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and published by Blackwell, announces a call for papers for a special series over the 2007-2009 period on themes to be considered by the United Nations Commission of Sustainable Development in its 16 and 17th sessions: Africa, Agriculture, Desertification, Drought, Land, Rural Development.

Abstracts on the above issues will be accepted through 2009, however, articles for publishing in the November 2008 issue should be received no later than 30 June 2008. 

Natural Resources Forum is also inviting your views on the following question for the  Viewpoints section of the November 2008 issue: “Are women more severely affected by desertification, ...and if so, how?”

The deadline for submission to the Viewpoints for the November 2008 issue is: 31 July, 2008. 

FREE Access: Virtual Issue on Climate Change
The Natural Resources Forum announces a FREE Virtual Issue on Climate Change which has been developed in an effort to contribute to the intense public debate that surrounds this global challenge. Access the contents of this virtual issue, free online here.

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