Thursday, December 01, 2011


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: WorldFish Postdoctoral Fellow, Community-based natural resource management (Ghana). The Fellow will design and conduct research on integrated coastal management and fisheries governance in the Western Region of Ghana as part of the USAID funded initiative. Deadline: open

EMPLOYMENT: Professorship in Social Sciences from Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT) and University of Bremen. ZMT looks for an innovative researcher, who provides additional perspectives for understanding the sustainable governance of marine and coastal resources. Deadline: January 6, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: World Agroforestry Centre Climate Change and Policy Associate Scientist (Cameroon). The selected candidate will be based in Yaounde, Cameroon and travel within the region to the country offices of the different nodes and within the ASB platform network. Deadline: January 15, 2012

SCHOLARSHIP: PhD Opportunities in Environmental Economics in Birmingham. The Department of Economics in the University of Birmingham has recently been awarded two +3 PhD scholarships in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics. Deadline: January 15, 2012

FELLOWSHIP: Inter-American Foundation Grassroots Development Fellowship Program. IAF's Fellowships are intended to increase awareness of grassroots development efforts while building a community of professionals and scholars knowledgeable in the subject. Deadline: January 17, 2012

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Land Deal Policy Initiative (LPDI) Small grant competition Part 2. Grants of up to US$3000 per study are available to successful applicants who wish to undertake original field research, carry out follow up fieldwork on an ongoing related initiative, or write up a paper based on research that is being/has been undertaken on any of the call’s themes. Deadline: December 15, 2011

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Support for Communities and Vulnerable Groups (IADB). The call seeks to obtain technically and financially sound community-based development proposals from  civil society organizations legally established in one of the IDB’s 26 borrowing member countries. Deadline: December 31, 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS: Conference on the Economics of Ultrapoverty: Causes and Remedies. George Washington University will be hosting the "International conference on the Economics of Ultra-poverty: Causes and Remedies," on March 22 & 23, 2012. Deadline: January 2, 2012

PUBLICATION: Gender, Assets, and Agricultural Development Programs: A Conceptual Framework. A new CAPRi Working Paper

PUBLICATION: Green Economy for Sustainable Mountain Development : A concept paper for Rio+20 and beyond. A publication by The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD).

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