Thursday, May 19, 2011


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: Director, WRI’s Aqueduct project. WRI is seeking a Director to lead its Aqueduct project, an initiative to develop a publicly available, online global database of local-level water risks related to scarcity, pollution, regulatory pressure, governance, and socio-economic dynamics. Deadline: open

EMPLOYMENT: Director, CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Improved Nutrition and Health (IFPRI-led CRP4). The new research and development platform will work to accelerate progress in improving the nutrition and health of poor people by re-shaping agriculture and food systems through new, creative policies and investments that take an interdisciplinary perspective. Deadline: June 17, 2011

FELLOWSHIP: Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society. The program is designed to help strengthen Third-Sector capacity in the Fellows' home countries. Deadline: June 10, 2011

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Certificate of Advanced Studies in Management of Development Projects. The École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) is organizing a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Management of Development Projects targeted at project managers, engineers, architects, social scientists and other equivalent university graduates. Deadline: 31 July 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS: Special Issue on “Carbon Markets: An International Perspective”. Call for papers for a special issue of International Journal of Global Energy Issues  (IJGEI). Deadline: September 1, 2011

AWARD: PDMA/IDRC Research Award for Young Scholars 2011. PDMA and IDRC invite young researches to submit papers exploring the challenges of innovation in the field of impacts of climate change, in particular on the water sector, including water resources and water services and systems. Deadline: June 20, 2011

COMPETITION: Powering Economic Opportunity: Create a World that Works. Changemakers and eBay Foundation invite you to participate in their international competition: Powering Economic Opportunity: Create a World that Works. Deadline: June 15, 2011

ONLINE RESOURCE: Google Earth Engine. Google Earth Engine is a new technology platform that puts an unprecedented amount of satellite imagery and data—current and historical—online for the first time.

PUBLICATION: Foresight Project Global Food and Farming Futures. The Foresight project Global Food and Farming Futures examined how a rapidly expanding global population can be fed in a healthy and sustainable way.

PUBLICATION: Gendered dimensions of disaster risk management, natural resource management, and climate change adaptation in the Pacific

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