Wednesday, January 26, 2011
This Week’s Posts
EMPLOYMENT: Africa Regional Node Coordinator, International Land Coalition. A coordinator for the African Regional Node will be based in Rwanda, hosted in Kigali by Rwanda Initiative for Sustainable Development (RISD), one of ILC’s civil society members in Africa. Deadline: January 30, 2011
EMPLOYMENT: Executive Director, RECOFTC – The Center for People and Forests. RECOFTC is an international not‐for profit organization that specialises in capacity building for community forestry and devolved forest management. Deadline: March 6, 2011
FELLOWSHIPS: Hertie School of Governance -- Post-Docs in Governance and Methodology. The two fellowships offer an opportunity for qualified post-docs or advanced pre-docs to contribute to the development of original governance indicators as part of the annual Hertie School Governance Report. Deadline: January 31, 2011
FELLOWSHIPS: CSRP Fellowships in African Climate Science. The Call for Applications is extended to climate researchers and applied climate scientists/practitioners working in the field of African climate variability and change. Applicants must be resident nationals of an African country and the fellowship must be hosted at an African institute. Deadline: February 4, 2011
FELLOWSHIP: SANDEE Sir Partha Dasgupta Fellowship in Environment and Development Economics. The objective of the Fellowship is to provide researchers with space and time to think and write about issues Sir Partha has worked on in environment and development economics, including game theory, welfare economics, poverty, and nutrition. Deadline: February 21, 2011
FELLOWSHIP: Community Forestry: Trees and People — John G. Bene Fellowship. This fellowship provides assistance to Canadian graduate students undertaking research on the relationship between forest resources and the social, economic, cultural, and environmental welfare of people in developing countries. Deadline: March 1, 2011
CALL FOR PAPERS: ‘Living Realities of Legal Pluralism’. This jubilee congress will highlight the state-of-the-art in legal pluralism studies, looking back on the achievements of thirty years, and looking ahead to developments in the coming decades. Deadline: February 15, 2011
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Transformation of the role of the State and new instruments of public action. An international seminar on “Transformation of the role of the State and new instruments of public action” will be held on 5-6 May 2011 at University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa. Deadline: February 15, 2011
PUBLICATION: Gender dimensions of agricultural and rural employment: Differentiated pathways out of poverty. A new United Nations interagency report on the gender dimension of agricultural work says women still benefit less than men from rural employment and face new challenges due to the current economic and food crises.
PUBLICATION: ILC Global Study on Commercial Pressures on Land. A new set of research studies explores the growing wave of large-scale international and domestic land acquisitions and the factors that are driving demand for investments in land.
VIDEOS: Competing For Water. The Competing for Water programme is a collaborative research programme which has documented the extent, intensity and nature of water-related conflict and cooperation occurring over a 10-year period in Bolivia, Mali, Nicaragua, Vietnam and Zambia.