Thursday, March 08, 2012


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: Forest Stewardship Council Policy Manager, Ecosystem Services. The Forest Stewardship Council International Centre offers a position as Ecosystem Services Policy manager. Deadline: March 16, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: IDS Research Fellow - Vulnerability and Poverty Reduction. The Vulnerability and Poverty Reduction (VPR) Team at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) is seeking to appoint an experienced researcher who specialises in the quantitative analysis of vulnerability and poverty in developing countries. Deadline: April 10, 2012

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: African Climate Change Fellowship Program. The ACCFP offers experiential learning, education, and training opportunities to African educators and graduate students to enhance their capabilities for advancing and applying knowledge for climate change adaptation in Africa. Deadline: March 12, 2012

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: 2012 AGRODEP Membership Extension. The goal of AGRODEP is to position African experts to take a leading role in both (1) the study of strategic development questions facing African countries as a group and (2) the broader agricultural growth and policy debate, which traditionally has been dominated by external actors and concerns. Deadline: March 15, 2012

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality. The Fund for Gender Equality announces the Call for Proposals for the second phase of its 2011–2012 grantmaking cycle. Proposals will be accepted for innovative programmes to help women achieve political and economic empowerment. Deadline: March 23, 2012

AWARD: Delta Alliance Young Professionals Award. In preparation for the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in June 2012, Delta Alliance invites young Delta Professionals around the world to present their solutions to the challenges which river deltas are facing. Deadline: March 31, 2012

FUNDING: USAID-Zambia Economic Resilience Program for Improved Food Security. USAID Zambia is inviting applications for the implementation of the Zambia Economic Resilience Program for Improved Food Security (ZERS). Deadline: August 23, 2012

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Survey on “Future-oriented research pathways for food security in East Africa”. Please take a few minutes to participate in a survey prepared by scholars at the University of Hohenheim.

PUBLICATION: Turning Point: What future for forest peoples and resources in the emerging world order? (RRI). The Rights and Resources Initiative’s 2011-2012 annual review on the state of rights and resources looks at the future for forest peoples and resources.

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