Thursday, February 24, 2011


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: Chief Technical Advisor within Mekong River Commission. The role of MRC is to co-ordinate and promote co-operation in all fields of sustainable development, utilisation, management and conservation of the water and related resources of the Mekong Basin. Deadline: March 2, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: New Opportunities with IFPRI’s Environment & Production Technology Division in Ethiopia. IFPRI’s EPTD division seeks qualified candidates to serve as Senior Research Fellows for three programs based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Deadline: March 22, 2011

FELLOWSHIPS: United Nations University -- Research Fellowships 2011. UNU supports research programs for PhD and postdoctoral researchers in themes related to climate change, biodiversity conservation, bio-diplomacy, environmental policy, governance of natural resources, traditional knowledge, marine and coastal management, and others. Deadline: February 28, 2011

CALLS FOR PROPOSALS: 2 DFID-Supported Research Programs in South Asia. DFID has released calls for proposals for 2 DFID-supported research programs in South Asia:  one on climate change and agriculture; the other on agricultre and nutrition linkages. Deadline: March 14, 2011.

CALL FOR PAPERS: The Management of the Guarani Aquifer System: An Example of Cooperation. Availabe also in Spanish and Portuguese. Deadline: April 30, 2011

TRAINING: Workshops in Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation and Gender Analysis (Canada). International is conducting 2 interesting training workshops in Canada in July, 2011.

PUBLICATIONS: Two New IFPRI Discussion Papers on Decentralization. IFPRI has released two new discussion papers presenting case studies of decentralization efforts in the Democratic Republic of Congo and India.

PRESENTATION: The Commons: Governance and Collective Action. An informative presentation from the recent IASC conference in Hyderabad.

SURVEY: Help RECOFTC Improve their Forestry Training Courses. If your organization or association participates in forestry trainings, the Center for People and Forests (RECOFTC) would like your input to help them improve their training service in the future.

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