Thursday, December 09, 2010


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: Researcher Position – FEEM Research Programme on Sustainable Development. The successful candidate will join the team that is engaged in developing an integrated approach between economic modelling, water demand, supply and climate issues. Deadline: open now

EMPLOYMENT: FAO Technical Officer (Water Institutions). The incumbent will contribute to the development and implementation of FAO’s programme in the field of agricultural water institutions and the related socio-economic context. Deadline: December 18, 2010

EMPLOYMENT: FAO Senior Officer (Land/Soil Resources). The incumbent will provide supervisory support for activities related to land and soil resources development, management and conservation. Deadline: December 29, 2010

EMPLOYMENT: IFPRI Postdoctoral Fellow – Land Governance Assessment. The Fellow will be responsible for conducting research on land governance and policy in the context of a new Global Partnership in Land Governance Assessment, which aims at supporting good land governance through consensus-building on monitoring frameworks and assessment methods. Deadline: January 3, 2010

EMPLOYMENT: CGIAR Challenge Program on Food and Water Associate Director. This position reports to the Research Director of the CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food and will be based at the CPWF’s Secretariat which is hosted at the headquarters of the International Water Management Institute in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Deadline: January 5, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: FAO Senior Fishery Officer (Governance and Management). The incumbents will form part of a team providing integrated advice on fisheries policy, management and governance for the regions of Africa and LAC. Deadline: January 10, 2011

SCHOLARSHIP: Compton Foundation/PRB Fellowship on Population, Environment, and Human Security. The Foundation is making available Fellowships through Population Reference Bureau for capstone/internship work and dissertation research on topics that examine the interactions linking family planning and reproductive health with environmental/sustainability and/or human security issues. Deadline: January 24, 2011

FELLOWSHIP: CCAPS Pre-doctoral Fellowship 2011-2012. The CCAPS pre-doctoral fellowship program aims to stimulate the development of the next generation of researchers and thought leaders on the topic of climate change and political stability in Africa. Deadline: February 15, 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS: AfricaAdapt Climate Change Symposium 2011. This three-day bilingual (French/English) symposium is a landmark event focusing on evolving approaches, tools, methods and philosophies addressing the links between increasing climate change and variability in Africa and sustainable development. Deadline: January 3, 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS: Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Workshop in Sustainable Development. Columbia University’s Sustainable Development Doctoral Society announces the first Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Workshop in Sustainable Development (IPWSD), which will be held at Columbia from May 6th – 7th, 2011. Deadline: January 31, 2011

PUBLICATION: Integrating Non-State Networks and Public International Law in Tropical Forests. A new paper on Global Climate Governance to Enhance Biodiversity & Well-Being.

NEWS: Ruth Meinzen-Dick Interview on Land Deals of Wealthy Nations. CAPRi coordinator Ruth Meinzen-Dick was recently interviewed for a Public Radio International piece on “Land deals of wealthy nations”.

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