Sunday, January 29, 2012
SCHOLARSHIPS: PhD Opportunities under the BESTTuna Project at Wageningen University
Four PhD vacancies are available under the BESTTuna project at Wageningen University. BESTTuna is a major research programme funded by the Interdisciplinary Research and Education Fund (INREF) that supports cooperative research between research groups at Wageningen University (The Netherlands), Bogor University (Indonesia), The University of the Philippines, the University of the South Pacific (Fiji) and the WWF-Coral Triangle Initiative. The objective of BESTTuna is to study the design of effective and equitable state and market-based governance arrangements to achieve sustainable trans-boundary tuna management in the Coral Triangle and Western Pacific. PhD students in the field of fish biology, policy science, and resource economics are encouraged to apply.
- PhD position on bio-economic modelling of financial incentives for tuna fisheries management
- PhD position on fisher level decision making in response to retail and brand strategies for sustainable tuna
- PhD position the influence of environmental certification on international cooperation for tuna management in the Western Pacific
- PhD position Exploring innovative market mechanisms for incentivised tuna management in the Coral Triangle and Western Pacific
Deadline: March 1, 2012