Thursday, March 15, 2012


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: 2 Postdoctoral/Research Fellow Positions with IFPRI in India. IFPRI seeks qualified candidates to serve as a Post Doctoral Fellows (PDF) or Research Fellows (RF) for two (2) year, fixed term, renewable, exempt appointments for its office in New Delhi. Deadline: open

EMPLOYMENT: FAO Project Coordinator (Capacity Development for Investment). The successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) Capacity Development Project for Investment and Policy (CDPIP). Deadline: March 30, 2012

SCHOLARSHIP: Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program for Developing Country members. Each year, the Program awards scholarships to individuals from World Bank member countries to undertake graduate studies at renowned universities throughout member countries of the Bank. Deadline: March 31, 2012

AWARD: International Thesis Award for "Appropriate Technology and South of the World" (ISF Firenze). The objective of the Award is to stimulate interest among students and international academics on the topic of sustainability in the global South. Deadline: March 23, 2012

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Fulbright NEXUS Regional Scholar Program. This program an innovative model for scholarly exchange and science informing policy, is currently seeking applications from early or mid-career academics, applied researchers and/or professionals with research experience in the public, non-profit, or private sector in the topics of Science, Technology and Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Energy. Deadline: open

FUNDING: Pastoralists Areas Resiliency Improvement and Market Expansion (USAID). This is a five year project aimed to increase household incomes and improve the resiliency and adaptive capacity of pastoral communities to climate change through market expansion. Deadline: March 27, 2012

TRAINING: Free Introductory e-Course to the Global Commons (UNITAR). The UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is offering a free 4-module training course on the global commons. Deadline: April 20, 2012

PUBLICATION: Socioeconomic Impacts of Public Forest Policies on Heterogeneous Agricultural Households. A new paper in Environmental and Resource Economics analyzes impacts of the devolution of forest management in Nepal.

PUBLICATION: Water Security for Development–A Development Imperative. A publication from the Global Water Partnership

PUBLICATION: Institutions for Sustainable Development. A special issue from Natural Resources Forum, a United Nations Sustainable Development Journal, is online and free to download.

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