Thursday, May 03, 2012


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: Research Positions at FEEM’s Climate Change and Sustainable Development Research Programme. Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei is looking to recruit motivated and talented researchers to cover open positions within the Climate Change and Sustainable Development Research Programme. Deadline: open

EMPLOYMENT: Forest Risk Commodities Researcher, Global Canopy Program. The Forest Footprint Disclosure project is designed to help investors identify how a company’s activities and supply chains contribute to deforestation and use this 'forest footprint' to assist in their evaluation of companies. Deadline: May 10, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: OXFAM Research Consultancies in Tanzania, Ghana, and Zambia. These research positions will examine the gender impacts of corporate land investments in these three countries. Deadline: May 10, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: RECOFTC Senior Program Officer, Livelihoods and Markets. RECOFTC is seeking a Senior Program Officer to work as the focal person for further development and advancement of Livelihoods and Markets. The successful applicant will be based at RECOFTC’s Bangkok headquarters and will be required to travel frequently to RECOFTC’s focal countries and beyond. Deadline: May 25, 2012

FELLOWSHIP: Social Science Post-Doctoral Fellow, Responsive Forest Governance Initiative (RFGI). The Council for the Development of Social Research in Africa (CODESRIA) invites applications for this position to be based in the Council’s Executive Secretariat in Dakar. Deadline: May 31, 2012

TRAINING: Course on Land, Property and Conflict. The US Institute of Peace (USIP) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) will organize their fourth Course on Land, Property and Conflict from 21 to 24 May at the USIP Headquarters in Washington DC. Deadline: open

CALL FOR PAPERS: Natural Resources Forum, a UN Sustainable Development Journal. This quarterly journal issued by the Division for Sustainable Development of the United Nations calls for papers for a new series on the themes of the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development at its 20th and 21st sessions, over the 2012-2014 period.

ONLINE RESOURCE: Land Matrix: The Online Public Database on Land Deals. The Land Matrix is a valuable new tool that allows users to track, analyze, and produce visualizations on large-scale land deals.

PUBLICATION: IFPRI 2011 Global Food Policy Report. IFPRI has released the first of a new series of annual reports, providing an in-depth, contextualized look at the past year’s major food policy developments and events.

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