Thursday, July 14, 2011


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: Post-Doctoral Social Anthropologist, CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food. Working closely with the Challenge Program on Water and Food (CPWF) Volta Basin Leader, the Post-Doctoral Social Anthropologist will provide social science perspectives, methodologies and analysis to the coordination and change project of the Volta Basin Development Challenge (VBDC) Program. Deadline: August 15, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: Opportunities with the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF). ICRAF has announced 2 vacancies for the positions of Regional Coordinator-Southern Africa (Malawi-based) and Scientist (India-based). Deadline: August 15, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: ILC Communications Specialist Consultant. The Communications Specialist will lead the design and implementation of the communications strategy in line with the Strategic Framework. He or she will provide overall direction and support to ILC and its members in order to effectively communicate key messages and results to target audiences. Deadline: August 22, 2011

FELLOWSHIP/SCHOLARSHIP: International Center for Climate Governance. The International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG) encourages to submit applications for two six-month visiting research positions for Phd Students or PostDocs. Research activities will be carried out in ICCG’s offices, based on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice, Italy. Deadline: open until filled

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Post-doc and PhD fellowships at the Biodiversity Governance Unit, Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium). The positions are strongly research oriented with very limited organizational duties and no teaching obligations. Deadline: September 15, 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS: World Symposium on Sustainable Development at Universities. The symposium will be held in parallel to the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro in June 2012. Deadline: September 30, 2011.

CALL FOR PAPERS: Political Economy of International Organizations. Submissions are invited for the fifth annual conference on the political economy of international organizations, to be held at Villanova University, Philadelphia, USA. Both empirical and theoretical papers will be considered. Deadline: September 30, 2011

PUBLICATION: An economic case for tenure reform in Indonesia’s forests. A newly released study suggests lack of meaningful land rights play key role in conflict, increase in carbon emissions from Indonesia's forests.

PUBLICATIONS: 2 New IFPRI Discussion Papers on Collusion & Trust and Self-Efficacy & Aspirations. Recent IFPRI Discussion papers may be of interest to CAPRi readers.

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