Wednesday, November 10, 2010
This Week’s Posts
EMPLOYMENT: Director, The Coady International Institute and Vice President, St. Francis Xavier University. The Coady International Institute at St. Francis Xavier University is Canada's leading institute specialized in leadership education for development. Deadline: Open.
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Mäler Scholarhips, The Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics. The scholarship allows researchers to spend up to 6 months at the institute preparing manuscripts from their existing research projects and developing new projects in collaboration with Beijer researchers. Deadline: November 15, 2010
CALL FOR PAPERS: Emissions, Livelihoods, and the Forest Farm Interface (IFRI). The opportunity is to develop papers that addresses how institutional arrangements and incentives support reduced emissions or sequestration of GHGs at the forest-farm interface, and the trade-offs or synergies between these impacts and local livelihoods, food security and environmental sustainability. Deadline: November 20, 2010
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Contributions to Participatory Learning Action (PLA) Special Issue on Youth and Participatory Governance in Africa. The aim of this Special Issue is to capture and share experiences of youth participation in governance processes with practitioners, young people, researchers, and policy makers. Deadline: December 5, 2010
CALL FOR PAPERS: Feminist Economics Special Issue: Land, Gender and Food Security. For this special issue, Feminist Economics encourages scholars from economics and related disciplines to submit papers that reveal gender impacts of land leases and acquisitions, including effects on women’s access to land, intrahousehold allocation, on-farm agricultural productivity, household food security, and investments in children’s well-being. Deadline: January 15, 2011
TRAINING: Global Environments: Socio-ecological Interactions in a Dynamic World. The course will focus on human dimensions of global environmental change, ranging from adaptive community management regimes to planetary processes. It will span local to global scales in exploring the most critical contemporary environmental issues from the perspective of biocultural diversity studies, environmental history and sustainability science.
PUBLICATION: Examining relationships between customary and state institutions in Ghana’s decentralized system. A new discussion paper from IFPRI.
PUBLICATION: Challenges and Opportunities for Women’s Land Rights in Post-Conflict Northern Uganda. A new Research Working Paper from MICROCON.