Thursday, April 07, 2011

 

This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: Postdoctoral Fellow – Water Management (AfricaRice). The Fellow will be stationed at AfricaRice’s temporary headquarters in Cotonou, Benin and will work under the supervision of the project coordinator of the SMART-IV project. Deadline: April 30, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: Consultancies in Land Policy and Land Management. The GIZ Sector Project “Land Policy and Land Management” is seeking qualified consultants for various short term assignments. Deadline: June 1, 2011

FELLOWSHIP: Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Policy Innovations for Environmental Markets. The person appointed will undertake research and teaching on some aspect of the legal, financial, economic and institutional frameworks of environmental markets and their role in environmental policy.  Deadline: May 6, 2011

SCHOLARSHIPS: Workshop on “Reverse Degradation by Innovation: New Pathways of Sustainable Natural Resource Management”. The workshop will thematically focus on innovative practical solutions to limit or reverse environmental degradation in the nexus between local human development, national policies and global environmental challenges. Deadline: April 20, 2011

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Research project on gender, climate change, agriculture, and food security (CCAFS). The CGIAR Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security has issued a call for competitive small grants proposals. Deadline:  May 1, 2011

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Research Papers and Case Studies on Land Tenure and Forest Carbon Management (REDD and REDD+). The Land Tenure Center of the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is hosting a special workshop on Land Tenure and Forest Carbon Management. Deadline: May 1, 2011

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS/APPLICATIONS: IHDP Scientific Committee Membership. The International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP) is currently looking for three candidates with a scientific background and experience in either anthropology, behavioural sciences/economics or sociology to become members of the Scientific Committee. Deadline: May 15, 2011

FUNDING: Development Innovations Ventures. Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) aims to institutionalize further in USAID the serendipitous process by which great ideas are conceptualized, developed, refined to meet real-world operational challenges, tested, and ultimately scaled up to change the world in fundamental ways. Deadline: July 21, 2011

NEW JOURNAL: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice. A new, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, open access journal on extensive livestock production systems throughout the world.

PUBLICATION: REDD Integrity: Addressing governance and corruption challenges in schemes for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD). A recent U4 report examines some of the challenges in implementing REDD.



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