Thursday, September 09, 2010


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: UNEP Program Officer, Post-Conflict and Disaster Management. This Geneva-based post is located in UNEP’s Division of Environmental Policy Implementation, in the Post-Conflict and Disaster Management Branch (PCDMB). Deadline: September 17, 2010

EMPLOYMENT: IITA Country Manager, Cameroon. The Country Manager (CM) will have increasing responsibility in the next phase of the Sustainable Tree Crops Program (STCP) that cuts across action oriented research coordination, project/financial management and technical support, resource mobilisation and new program development, administration and personnel management. Deadline: September 17, 2010

EMPLOYMENT: Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Human Ecology, Rutgers University. The project focuses on issues of gender and landscape change in settled regions of the Ecuadorian Amazon. Deadline: October 1, 2010

CALL FOR PAPERS: A workshop on Cooperation on the Ganges: Barriers, Myths, and Opportunities. The objective of the workshop is to bring together a group of top scholars and researchers to present and debate their research on barriers and opportunities in water resource development in the Ganges, and to publish a selection of their articles in Water Policy, one of leading international journals on water policy and governance. Deadline: September 20, 2010

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: East Asian Development Network Individual Research Grants. Research proposals related to economics, human development, political and social dynamics, gender issues, international relations and other topics within the social sciences will be considered. Proposals which are development-oriented and which have implications for policy will be given preference. Deadline: October 11, 2010

ONLINE RESOURCE: Information Directory of Grants for Development: Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources. Terra Viva Grants is an internet-based information directory of international grant makers for agriculture, energy, environment, and natural resources in the developing world.

ONLINE RESOURCE: Environment Inside (IIED). A new online resource identifies effective tools and approaches for getting the environment properly included in plans and decisions.

ONLINE RESOURCE: Funding Opportunities Web Portal from Indev. The web portal makes available the latest Request for  Proposals, Expression of Interests and other funding information from the local, state, national and international sources.

PUBLICATION: Land Tenure, Gender, and Globalization (IDRC). Drawing from field research in Cameroon, Ghana, Viet Nam, and the Amazon forests of Brazil, Bolivia, and Peru, this book explores the relationship between gender and land, revealing the workings of global capital and of people’s responses to it.

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