Thursday, September 15, 2011


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: Researcher Position in Land Use, Forestry and Agriculture Economics Modeling (FEEM). FEEM is looking to recruit a motivated and talented researcher for a modeling position in the area of Land Use, Forestry and Agriculture Economics. Deadline: open

EMPLOYMENT: Africa-Based Economist Positions at International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI). The International Livestock Research Institute is accepting applications for internationally-recruited positions based in Nairobi, Gaberone, and Kampala. Deadline: September 30, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: Agricultural Economist and Climate Change Scientist Opportunities at CIMMYT. CIMMYT seeks two highly trained individuals to join their international team of scientists working on improving the livelihoods of farmers and the poor in the developing world. Deadline (both positions): September 30, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: IFPRI Postdoc Opportunities in India and Nigeria. IFPRI is accepting applications for 2 Postdoctoral Fellows, one to be based in India and the other in Nigeria. Deadline: October 5-8, 2011

FELLOWSHIP: Vavilov-Frankel Fellowship Call for 2012. Two Fellowships for up to $20,000 each will be available for 2012 to carry out research from 3 to 12 months on themes related to the conservation and use of plant genetic resources in developing countries. Deadline: November 6, 2011

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Open Society Initiative for Sothern Africa. Open Society Initiative for Sothern Africa (OSISA) has been engaged in building vibrant and tolerant democracies in southern Africa by means of different thematic and country focused programs, which provide grants to civil society organizations. Deadline: October 10, 2011

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty. Under the general theme of “Land governance in a rapidly changing environment”, the 2012 conference will focus on innovative ways of dealing with key aspects of land governance in the context of structural change and economic transformation in a pro-poor and gender-sensitive way. Deadline: October 31, 2011

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Global South-South Development Expo 2011 (UNDP). The Special Unit for South-South Cooperation in UNDP is inviting you to nominate a project or program that has provided a successful solution to the following areas: climate change/environment, food security and global health through effective leadership, innovation, and partnership. Deadline: October 31, 2011

PUBLICATION: Communal Tenure and the Governance of Common Property Resources in Asia (FAO). This paper presents an analysis of communal tenure and its role for natural resource management systems, in different contexts of selected Asian countries with a focus on indigenous people.

ONLINE RESOURCE: Climate Change Emissions and Livelihoods at the Forest-Farm Frontier. Papers presented from a recent meeting on this theme are available for download.

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