Thursday, November 17, 2011
This Week’s Posts
EMPLOYMENT: IFPRI Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow, Nigeria Strategy Support Program. IFPRI seeks a qualified candidate to lead its country strategy support program in Nigeria for a two year, fixed-term, renewable appointment. Deadline: open
EMPLOYMENT: Director of Research, Cambodia Development Resource Institute (CDRI). CDRI works in the fields of economy, trade and regional cooperation; poverty, agriculture and rural development; democratic governance and public sector reform; natural resources and the environment; social development. Deadline: November 30, 2011
EMPLOYMENT: Agricultural Systems/Climate Change Adaptation/Mitigation Positions with CIMMYT. The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) is looking for innovative, results-oriented young scientists with excellent skills in agricultural systems analysis and modeling. Deadline: December 15, 2011
SCHOLARSHIP: 2 PhD Positions in Integrated Water Resources Management at ZEF. The successful candidates will conduct PhD research as part of the project on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in the Olifants basin of South Africa. Deadline: open
FELLOWSHIP/SCHOLARSHIP: New PhD and post-doc positions - The Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. ICTA of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona offers 3 doctoral and 2 post-doctoral research positions supported by a combination of EU and Spanish funding. Deadline: December 1, 2011
FELLOWSHIPS: Sustainability Science Fellowships at Harvard University. The fellowship competition is open to advanced doctoral and post-doctoral students, and to mid-career professionals engaged in research or practice to facilitate the design, implementation, and evaluation of effective interventions that promote sustainable development. Deadline: January 15, 2012
FUNDING: USAID-Assets and Market Access Collaborative Research Support Program. Opportunities for U.S. universities & their partners for 1) global research on problems affecting food, agriculture, forestry, and fisheries; and 2) improved human capacity and institutional resource development for the global application of agriculture. Deadline: November 21, 2011
CALL FOR PAPERS: IASC 1st Thematic Conference on the Knowledge Commons. The conference on “Governing Pooled Knowledge Resources: Building Institutions for Sustainable Scientific, Cultural and genetic Resources” will be held in Belgium on September 12-14, 2012. Deadline: December 31, 2011
TRAINING: PhD Course in Political Ecology. The Graduate School of International Development Studies, Roskilde University, and Centre for Forests, Landscape and Planning, University of Copenhagen, are offering a PhD course in Political Ecology June 4-8, 2012. Deadline: March 1, 2012
PUBLICATION: Understanding the Nexus. A background paper for the International Conference “The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus – Solutions for the Green Economy”.
VIDEO: Groundwater Security in Yemen: The Critical Role of Local Communities. The video provides an overview of 5 select cases of community-based organisations managing groundwater in various parts of Yemen.