Thursday, June 02, 2011


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: ICRAF Ecologist/Soil Scientist. The scientist will be responsible for implementing land health surveys and greenhouse gas measurements in land management projects in Africa. Deadline: June 10, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: ICRISAT Scientist-Agroforestry and Tree Domestication. The Scientist will be a member of the multi-disciplinary research team of ICRISAT, to develop crop-tree-livestock based systems in collaboration with ILRI-ICRAF. Deadline: June 10, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: IWMI Postdoctoral Fellow, Climate Change. This position reports to the Regional Program Leader of the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) and will be based at the International Water Management Institute (IWMI’s) New Delhi Office in India. Deadline: June 15, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: Opportunities with IFAD. The International Fund for Agricultural Development is accepting applications for several positions that may be of interest to CAPRi members. Deadlines: June 15 to July 24, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: ICIMOD Gender and Climate Change Expert. The Gender Expert will contribute to enhancing and strengthening ICIMOD’s capacities to address gender and climate change issues in mountain development and dissemination of knowledge on gender and sustainable development. Deadline: June 19, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: Research Positions at WorldFish Center. WorldFish seeks three researchers with interests in climate change impact, and adaptation or mitigation policies and practices applicable to developing countries. Deadline: June 22, 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS: Climate Change and Conflict. The African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes invites academics from the social sciences, practitioners, policy makers and policy researchers to submit abstracts and subsequent papers that consider issues related to climate and conflict challenges and interventions in Africa, and the development of climate change adaptation and mitigation measures that are conflict sensitive. Deadline: June 10, 2011

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: The Crawford Fund Derek Tribe Award. The award is made biennially to a citizen of a developing country in recognition of their distinguished contributions to the application of research in agriculture or natural resource management in a developing country or countries. Deadline: June 29, 2011

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Second Global AgriKnowledge Share Fair. FAO, IFAD, WFP, and Bioversity International in partnership with regional and international partners are jointly organizing the second global knowledge share fair from 26-29 September 2011 at IFAD headquarters in Rome. Deadline: July 1, 2011

PUBLICATIONS: Commercial Pressures on Land (ILC). The International Land Coalition (ILC) has recently released 7 new reports in its ongoing series of publications on commercial pressures on land.

PUBLICATION: A Study of National Governance Structures for REDD+. Noragric Report No. 59 conducts a comparative study of different potential national governance structures for REDD.

The Tirana Declaration: Securing land access for the poor in times of intensified natural resources competition. The Declaration was issued by the organizations represented at last week’s conference held in Tirana, Albania and organized by the International Land Coalition.

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