Monday, January 17, 2011


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: Project Coordinator, Forest- Geo- and Hydro- Sciences at Institute of International Forestry Products Technische Universität Dresden. The research activities aim at contributing to the assessment of adaptation and mitigation strategies of traditional farmers of the Tropical Andean Region by establishing an International Network on Climate Change (INCA). Deadline: open

EMPLOYMENT: Africa Related Research Opportunities at the Brookings Institution. The Brookings Institution is a private nonprofit organization devoted to independent research and innovative policy solutions. Brookings’ Africa Growth Initiative is currently accepting applications for the positions of Fellow and Africa Research Fellow. Deadline: January 21, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: Project Coordinator, Integrated Soil Fertility Management (ISFM) in the Great Lake & Southern Africa. The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) is seeking to fill the position of Project Coordinator for the project Increasing smallholder farm productivity, income, and health through widespread adoption Integrated Soil Fertility Management (ISFM) in the Great Lake Regions and Southern Africa. Deadline: January 31, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: Manager, Strategy and Policy Development, Sustainable Development Mechanisms (SDM) Programme, UNFCCC. The Strategy and Policy Development Unit supports the development of current and future market-based mechanisms, including through supporting intergovernmental negotiations and interactions with other national and regional developments related to emissions trading and offset mechanisms. Deadline: February 2, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: ICIMOD Director General. ICIMOD’s mission is to contribute to the reduction of the scientific uncertainty around the changing climate, to enhance the knowledge of regional and global decision makers about mountain ecosystem services, and to strengthen the resilience of the communities of the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region. Deadline: February 11, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: Postdoctoral Position for University of Michigan’s Great Lakes Cities Climate Adaptation Integrated Assessment. The fellow hired into this position will work with a multi-disciplinary group of faculty members, students, and urban decision makers to improve the understanding of, and decision making related to climate adaptation in Great Lakes cities. Deadline: February 15, 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS: ICARUS II- Climate Vulnerability and Adaptation: Marginal Peoples and Environments. The Second Initiative on Climate Adaptation Research and Understanding through the Social Sciences Conference (ICARUS II) will be held from May 5-8, 2011 at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI.  Deadline: February 15, 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS: Sixth Biennial Conference of the Indian Society for Ecological Economics. The conference on “Nature, Economy and Society: Understanding the Linkages” will be held during 20-22 October, 2011 at the Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS), Hyderabad. Deadline: February 28, 2011

ONLINE RESOURCE: Free Online Course in “Communicating for Food Security”. The course provides guidance on how to design and implement a communication strategy for food security information.

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