Thursday, August 18, 2011


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: UN Women (UNW) Programme Specialist, Gender and Governance in Fragile and Conflict Affected States. The Programme Specialist will be responsible for knowledge management, policy support, and management of the governance-related advocacy and programming of the Peace and Security Cluster. Deadline: August 19, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: Postdoctoral Research Position in Genetic Resources Policy University of Illinois at Chicago. The individual would work primarily on two biodiversity related projects, one that seeks to strengthen national capacities to implement the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, and another that examines the movement and use of genetic resources between the CGIAR (Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research) Centres, CGIAR partners, and other end users. Deadline: September 6, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: IFPRI Research Fellow, Agricultural Transformation Program Coordinator (Ethiopia). The position will be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and reports to the Director of the Development Strategy and Governance Division. Deadline: September 17, 2011

INTERNSHIP: EcoAgriculture Communications/Journalism Intern. The intern will have a demonstrated foundation in journalism and communications and a strong interest in agriculture. The intern will work directly with the Director of Knowledge Sharing and Policy Advocacy to manage a new blog for the Landscapes for People, Food, and Nature Initiative. Deadline: August 31, 2011

FELLOWSHIPS: Junior Research Fellowships at UNU-EHS, Bonn Germany. Applications are being accepted for the positions of Water Quality Researcher and Vulnerability and Adaptation Researcher. Deadline: September 6, 2011

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Review of and strategy development for climate change communications and social learning in climate change. CCAFS has an open call for proposals for a review of and strategy development for climate change communications and social learning in climate change. Deadline: September 15, 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS: Natural Resources Forum, a United Nations Sustainable Development Journal. Natural Resources Forum, a United Nations Sustainable Development Journal, a quarterly journal issued by the Division for Sustainable Development of the United Nations, calls for papers for a new series on the themes of the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development at its 20th and 21st sessions, over the 2012-2014 period. Deadline: November 15, 2011

EVENT: Digging Deeper: Water, Women, and Conflict. The Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program is hosting a discussion on the root causes of conflict and the practical connections between gender-based vulnerability, water access, and conflict-affected areas.

PUBLICATION: Mapping hotspots of climate change and food insecurity in the global tropics. A new report from CCAFS.

PUBLICATION: REDD+ and Tenure. A Review Of The Latest Developments In Research, Implementation And Debate

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