Thursday, October 20, 2011


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: Consultant Positions at CIFOR. The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) currently has two open consultancy positions in Lao PDR and Bogor, Indonesia. Deadline: October 31, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: New Opportunities at the World Agroforestry Center. The center is currently accepting applications for a number of positions. Deadline: October 31–November 9, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: Research Opportunities at ICRISAT. ICRISAT is accepting applications for the positions of Principal Scientist—Empower Women and Head—Impact Assessment Office. Deadline: November 10, 2011

FELLOWSHIP: Acumen Fund Global Fellows Program. The Fellowship is a one year program that immerses Fellows in world-class leadership training, field work with social enterprises on the front lines, and a community of changemakers and thoughtleaders. Deadline: November 14, 2011

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: UNDP Equator Prize 2012. The UNDP Equator Prize will recognize 25 outstanding local initiatives that are working to advance sustainable development solutions for people, nature and resilient communities. Deadline: October 31, 2011

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Managing Resources of a Limited Planet. The 6th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software (iEMSs) will take place from July 1-5, 2012, in Leipzig, Germany under the theme of “Managing Resources of a Limited Planet: Pathways and Visions under Uncertainty”. Deadline: November 1, 2011

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Organized Sessions & Mini Symposia on “Land Use in Transition: Potentials & Solutions between Abandonment and Land-Grabbing”. The IAMO Forum 2012 will provide a platform for research that investigates the main trends and drivers of land use in transition economies of Eastern Europe, the Former Soviet Union, and East Asia. Deadline: November 18, 2011

FUNDING: Keepers of the Earth Fund. First Peoples Worldwide is dedicated to strengthening Indigenous communities through the restoration of their authority and control over their assets. First Peoples Worldwide offers grants through the Keepers of the Earth Fund.

PUBLICATION: Common Voices issue on IASC Meeting in Hyderabad, India. The latest issue compiles some of the important addresses delivered at the the International Association for the Study of the Commons conference.

PUBLICATION: Converging Currents in Climate-Relevant Conservation: Water, Infrastructure, and Institutions. A group of researchers with Conservation International and WWF have co-authored a paper in PLoS Biology focusing on the water-related threats and opportunities presented by climate change to the development and conservation communities.

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