Thursday, April 05, 2012


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: FFI Socio-economic Adviser, Conservation, Livelihoods & Governance. Fauna & Flora International is seeking a Socio-economic Adviser to support an expanding portfolio of projects in the Asia-Pacific region (principally Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia and the Philippines). Deadline: April 9, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: ICIMOD Environmental Economist. ICIMOD is currently looking for an experienced Environmental Economist with a good understanding of economic concepts related to ecosystem services, valuations methods, green economy, and institutions and policies. Deadline: April 25, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: World Agroforstry Centre Post-Doctoral Fellow – SOIL SCIENTIST. The successful candidate will guide ICRAF’s work on soil infrared spectral methods for rapid prediction of soil functional properties. Deadline: April 30, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: Post-Doc Researcher - IAMO China Center. The Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Central and Eastern Europe (IAMO) is seeking a qualified candidate to join the IAMO China Center as a post doc researcher at the nearest possible date. Deadline: May 15, 2012

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Second Annual Conference “Formal” and “Informal” Central Asia: Institutions, Identities and Discourses. The conference will take place at the Central Asian Studies Institute of the American University of Central Asia, September 28-29, 2012, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Deadline: April 25, 2012

SCHOLARSHIPS: 2 PhD scholarships on Property and Citizenship Roskilde University University of East Anglia. The Graduate School of International Development Studies at Roskilde University and the School of International Development at the University of East Anglia advertise two 3-year PhD scholarships on Property and Citizenship. Deadline: April 30, 2012

TRAINING: Land Governance for Development. The 2012 Utrecht Summerschool on Land Governance for Development will be offered from 2 - 13 July, 2012 at Utrecht University, the Netherlands. Deadline: May 1, 2012

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Illegal logging and legality verification - the FLEGT / VPA as new modes of governance. This international academic conference will discuss a number of theoretical and empirical issues related to the practice of illegal logging and trade in illegal tropical timber as well as measures to counteract such practices. Deadline: May 15, 2012

PUBLICATION: Rural demography, public services, and land rights in Africa. A new IFPRI discussion paper offers a village-level analysis from Burkina Faso.

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