Thursday, January 12, 2012


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: Agriculture Program Director, Winrock International. The Program Director for the Agriculture unit is responsible for leading Winrock's development and implementation of its strategic vision for the agriculture and food security sector; including development in the fields of sustainable production, marketing, and agriculture technology in Winrock's global programs. Deadline: open

EMPLOYMENT: Opportunities with Landesa. Landesa (formerly Rural Development Institute) works on land rights issues around the world and currently has several vacancies that may be of interest to CAPRi memebers. Deadline: open

EMPLOYMENT: Program Leader for the WordFish-CGIAR Research Program More Meat, Milk and Fish by and for the Poor. WorldFish is seeking a scientist and leader with experience in science management to lead their contribution to this CGIAR Research Program. Deadline: January 31, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: Director General, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR). CIFOR is looking for a DG who shares the organization’s passion for enhancing the role of forests in human well-being and environmental conservation, and their commitment to professionalism, innovation, impact, and collaboration. Deadline: February 29, 2012

SCHOLARSHIPS: Open Society Foundations / University of Nottingham Scholarships. The scholarships aim to provide opportunities for postgraduate study in a MPA Public Health, MPH Public Health (International Health), MA Environmental Management, LLM in Human Rights Law, LLM International Law, MA Social and Global Justice, MA Global Citizenship, Identities and Human Rights, MA International Social Policy. Deadline: February 6, 2012

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Deadline Extended for 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 the Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve , Belgium, from 12th to 14th of September, 2012. Deadline: January 15, 2012

CALL FOR CASE STUDIES: Community Based Adaptation. Case studies in CBA are solicited for an Earthscan/Routledge book. Deadline: January 31, 2012

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Community-based Climate Change Action Grants (AusAID). AusAID has made available grants for Australian and international NGOs to work with local organizations to scale up current successful community-based climate change activities or to build a climate change component into existing community development activities in the Pacific and Southeast Asia. Deadline: February 10, 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS & GRANT APPLICATIONS: Inclusive Agro-Enterprise Development. Inclusive Agro-Enterprise Development is the topic of a Joint FAO/Cornell University – IAAE Pre-Conference Symposium at the 28th Conference of the International Association of Agricultural Economists in Foz do lguaçu, Brazil, August 18-24, 2012. Deadline: February 28, 2012

PUBLICATION: Common-pool resources, livelihoods, and resilience: Critical challenges for governance in Cambodia. A new IFPRI discussion paper from a CAPRi Steering Committee member.

PUBLICATIONS: UNEP’s Ecosystem Services Economics Working Papers. These Working Papers are available online.

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