Thursday, April 19, 2012


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: WorldFish Center Post Doctoral Fellow (Sustainable Productivity). This position will focus on increasing productivity by using better inputs and through the adoption of new production and post-harvesting technologies. Deadline: April 24, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: Positions at University of East Anglia’s School of Environmental Sciences. The University is seeking to recruit 18 new faculty members, including Lecturers in Environmental Science and Policy and Readers in Climate Change. Deadline: May 4, 2012

FELLOWSHIP: Mekong Program on Water, Environment and Resilience (M-POWER) Research Fellowship.The program announces its call for concept notes from professionals, researchers, government officials, and others interested in the water resources of the Mekong Region, their management and future. Deadline: April 23, 2012

SCHOLARSHIP: PhD in Land Governance Reform in central Africa. The research will focus in particular at how decentralization influences relations of governance, how it impacts the legitimacy and authority of local institutions, and how it affects the resolution of land conflicts. Deadline: May 15, 2012

TRAINING: International Forestry Resources and Institutions Training Course at University of Michigan. The course explores theoretical and methodological approaches for exploring human-environment interactions. It focuses on community level forest management, and the interaction of institutional, socioeconomic and ecological factors that influence sustainability. Deadline: open

TRAINING: CSDi Online Field Courses in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Community Based Adaptation (CBA) and Rural Development. The Center for Sustainable Development is announcing the May launch of a diploma module of eight online field courses in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Community Based Adaptation (CBA) and Rural Development. Deadline: April 30, 2012

FUNDING: Rockefeller Foundation Innovation Challenges program. The second annual Innovation Challenges program will focus on enhanced data practices, irrigation efficiencies, and farming revitalization. Deadline: May 25, 2012

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Gender and Sustainable Mountain Development in a Changing World. ICIMOD invites papers that focus on rigorous analyses integrating gender, sustainable development, and natural resource management issues in mountain contexts to an International Conference in Thimphu, Bhutan on 15-19 October 2012. Deadline: May 4, 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS: International Workshop on Corruption, Natural Resources and the Environment. The workshop is Organised by Asia Pacific Network for Environmental Governance, The Australian National University, and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), and will take place on 25-26 October 2012, Jakarta, Indonesia. Deadline: May 31, 2012

PUBLICATIONS: New Publications from RECOFTC – The Center for People and Forests. Recent publications cover the topics of Free, Prior, and Informed Consent in Redd+; Climate Change, Forests, and You; and Redd+ Safeguards for Vietnam.

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