Thursday, July 28, 2011


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: Policy Analyst, Rights and Resources Initiative. Rights and Resources Initiative is currently seeking a Policy Analyst to support and contribute to RRI’s Global Programs and strategic analysis portfolio. Deadline: open

EMPLOYMENT: Human Rights Watch Researcher on the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Researcher will monitor, investigate, and document human rights violations in DRC (with a focus on eastern Congo) and will write concise, accurate, and compelling briefing memos, reports, and press releases. Deadline: August 26, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: Opportunities with the Technical Center for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation. CTA is a joint institution of the African, Caribbean and Pacific countries and the European Union operating under the Cotonou Partnership Agreement. Deadline: August 31, 2011

FELLOWSHIP: Post-Doctoral Fellowships in Economics with Focus on Global Change and Behavioral Issues. The Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics announces two one-year post-doctoral fellowships in Economics with possibilities of extension. One position will be placed within the Beijer Institute program Global Dynamics and Resilience and the other within the Behavioral Economics and Nature Network. Deadline: September 15, 2011

SCHOLARSHIP: Forest and Nature for Society PhD Positions. 8-10 PhD-positions have been announced with Forest and Nature for Society (FONASO), a three-year Joint Doctoral Programme. Deadline: November 1, 2011

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: International Conference on Collective Natural Resources in Post-Conflict Zones within the African Great Lakes Region. The Conference will take place in the city of Bukavu (Eastern DRCongo) from February 6 to 8, 2012. Deadline: October 15, 2011

ONLINE CONSULTATION: Committee on World Food Security Global Strategic Framework. The objective of this online consultation is to give to all stakeholders, at national, regional and global levels, the opportunity to provide concrete inputs and suggestions to one of the important tasks agreed to by the Committee, which is to develop a Global Strategic Framework for Food Security and Nutrition (GSF). Deadline: October 15, 2011

EVENT: 10th RRI Dialogue on Forests, Governance, and Climate Change. This event on the theme of “Common approaches to dealing with the challenges of food security and climate change in forests and agriculture” is being organized by Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) and Oxfam in collaboration with IS Academy on Land Governance (LANDac), Netherlands, and EcoAgriculture Partners.

PUBLICATION: Climate Change and Food Systems Resilience in Sub-Saharan Africa. FAO has published a new book based on the discussions from the Conference on Ecological Agriculture held in Ethiopia in 2008.

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