Thursday, June 21, 2012


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: CIAT Post-Doctoral Fellow, Food security and Ecosystem Services. CIAT seeks a visionary and dynamic post-doctoral social scientist to lead the food security and participatory appraisal component of the project “Managing ecosystem services for food security and the nutritional health of the rural poor at the forest-agricultural interface” in Colombia (and Malawi). Deadline: June 29, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: CIFOR Post Doctoral Fellow, Gender. The Gender Post Doc Fellow will be part of a core cross-centre team with responsibility and oversight for the integration of gender into the CGIAR Research Programme on Forest, Trees and Agroforestry. Deadline: June 30, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: Post-Doctoral Position, Institutional & Behavioral Economics Group, Leibniz-ZMT GmbH. The working group “Institutional & Behavioural Economics” at ZMT is looking for an economist or a scholar in a related discipline. The appointment is for a three-year period with possible extension. Deadline: July 15, 2012

INTERNSHIP: Rights and Resources Initiatives Global Programs Internship. RRI seeks an intern to support the Global Programs, with term of employment from June – November 2012 with the possibility of extension. Deadline: open

CALL FOR INPUT: Social Entrepreneurship to Reduce Conflict over Natural Resources through Collective Action. A CGIAR research initiative is looking to interview social entrepreneurs with insights into how to promote collective action to reduce conflict over natural resources.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Earth System Governance Tokyo Conference: Complex Architectures, Multiple Agents. The Earth System Governance Tokyo Conference will be held 28-31 January, 2013, at the United Nations University Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. Deadline: July 1, 2012

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Water Alternatives Special Issue on Trends and Developments in Rural Water Supply Services Delivery. Water Alternatives will publish a special issue on trends and developments in rural water supply services delivery, highlighting challenges and changes to the hitherto mainstream approaches to rural water supply. Deadline: July 15, 2012

PUBLICATION: Land Governance in Africa (ILC). A new publications from the International Land Coalition looks at how historical context has shaped key contemporary issues relating to policy on land.

PUBLICATION: Selected Taylor & Francis Group Articles from African and African Studies Journals. The Taylor & Francis Group, which publishes several leading African and African Studies journals, has collated a selection of top articles which engage with Africa on a number of key themes and have made them free to access online for a limited time. Available through August 31, 2012

PUBLICATION: A Think Piece on the Gender Dimensions of Land Grabs in Africa. ActionAid has released a new paper on gender and international land deals.

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