Thursday, March 17, 2011


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: ODI Programme Officer - Climate, Environment and Forests Programme. The Programme Officer will provide administrative and financial project management support to research staff at every stage – from proposals to completion – on a wide range of projects. Deadline: March 29, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: IFPRI Research Fellow - Water Policy. The candidate will work on water policies as they relate to food production in IFPRI’s water research group. Deadline: April 11, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows at German Institute of Global and Area Studies. The institute is currently accepting applications for 2 post-doctoral Research Fellows in political science and economics. Deadline: April 15, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: WorldFish Center Senior Gender Specialist. The Senior Gender Specialist will report to the Director of Policy, Economics and Social Science and work closely with other senior staff. Deadline: April 18, 2011

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: first International Conference on Water and Environment- WATEIC-2011. WATEIC provides an opportunity for scientists, industrials and professionals in the environmental and water fields to challenge and inspire the water and environmental community by sharing knowledge and best practices. Deadline: March 30, 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS: CIALCA Conference on Agricultural Intensification of the Humid-Highland Systems of sub-Saharan Africa. The Consortium for Improved Agriculture-based Livelihoods in Central Africa conference will be held in Kigali, Rwanda, 24-27 October 2011. Deadline: March 31, 2011

CALL FOR PRE-PROPOSALS: SANDEE Autumn 2011 Research Competition. SANDEE invites inter-disciplinary teams of economists and ecologists/field biologists/geographers, etc., to propose research on issues relating to conservation and protected areas. The research could be geographically focused on any one site or be a multi-site study in one or more countries in South Asia. Deadline: April 7, 2011

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Communicating the future - explaining climate change through graphics. The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges works to influence public opinion in favor of limiting human-caused climate change. The competition aims to inspire participants that have the ability to communicate a complex message in a way that might surprise or even awaken people. Deadline: April 30, 2011

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: African Union Research Grants. The African Union Commission is seeking proposals for research focusing on the following thematic priorities articulated in Africa’s Science and Technology Consolidated Plan of Action (CPA) and its Lighthouse Projects: (a) Post-harvest and Agriculture, (b) Renewable and Sustainable Energy, and (c) Water and Sanitation in Africa. Deadline: May 3, 2011

PUBLICATION: International Journal of the Commons special feature on Ostrom’s Governing the Commons. The current issue of the journal includes a special feature celebrating the 20th anniversary of Elinor Ostrom’s seminal 1990 publication.

PUBLICATION: Training Manual in Integrated Coastal Management. This manual provides university teachers with a three module course to train professional coastal managers. The focus is on embedding social science concepts and approaches into education for coastal management.

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