Thursday, December 08, 2011


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: IFPRI Senior Research Assistant/Research Analyst, Climate Change Mitigation & Land Use. The individual will work on research activities for The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change (CRP7) with focus on but not limited to climate change mitigation policy and land use. Deadline: January 6, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: Junior Faculty Positions, Central European University’s Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy. The new appointees will be expected to contribute to interdisciplinary environmental research, complementary and connecting to the research of other faculty members. Deadline: January 31, 2012

FELLOWSHIP: Making Scarce Water Work for All. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for fellowships at the Global Research Institute (GRI), a leading think tank on salient global issues. Deadline: January 30, 2012

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: “Embattled Spaces – Contested Orders”. The conference of the Africa Studies Association in Germany (VAD) will take place from May 30 - June 2, 2012 in Cologne, including a panel on "Africa’s land as a contested arena for international and national biofuel policies and actors". Deadline: December 31, 2011

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: International Workshop on Large-Scale Agricultural Investments. The German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA) invites submissions for an international conference on large-scale agricultural investments on 11 May, 2012, in Hamburg, Germany. Deadline: January 30, 1012

FUNDING: International Science Foundation (ISF) Research Grants. Applications for IFS Research Grants are welcome from young scientists in developing countries to do research on the sustainable management, use or conservation of biological or water resources. Deadline: January 29, 2012

FUNDING: European Commission (EC)–Kenya Rural Development Program. Proposals are invited to address drought and other vulnerabilities of arid and semi-arid lands in northern Kenya. Deadline: January 31, 2012

PUBLICATION: Climate Adaptation for Water Management Institutions (WWF). A new publication identifying a set of common principles for climate-adaptive institutions using case studies from Nepal, Brazil, Tanzania, the United States, and Australia.

PUBLICATIONS: CIFOR Papers on Largescale Land Acquisitions and EU-approved Voluntary Schemes for Biofuels. Two recent publications from the Center for International Forestry Research.

PUBLICATION: Africa in Focus: Governance in the 21st Century. The first volume of the Africa in Focus series is available online for free download. CAPRi readers may be particularly interested in Section 3 on the environment and natural resources.

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