Thursday, July 05, 2012


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: Postdoctoral Fellowship, Central African Forests and Institutions (CAFI). The CAFI Project is an interdisciplinary, multi-year study of forests and governance in the Congo Basin seeking to understand the relationships between the governance improvement efforts of Non-Government Organizations (NGOs), industry, and government in the region and their effects on forest and logging concessions outcomes in Central Africa. Deadline: open

EMPLOYMENT: Consultancy to Support the International Land Coalition’s Rangeland Observatory. The Rangeland Observatory is a pilot project designed to mobilise a network of organisations to actively contribute to building a global observatory with quantitative and qualitative data on land and investment in rangelands. Deadline: July 11, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: Global Water Partnership Senior Network Officer. The Senior Network Officer works across the GWP Network, developing one of the thematic areas in the 2009-2013 GWP Strategy and works with one or more regions, focusing on the crucial role of water in national and regional economic development. Deadline: July 13, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: ICIMOD Theme Leader, Livelihoods. The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is searching for a Theme Leader for Livelihoods, one of ICIMOD’s four strategic Thematic Areas. Deadline: July 29, 2012

SCHOLARSHIPS: Master’s Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance (DAAD). This programme is designed to further qualify future leaders in politics, law, economics and administration according to the principles of Good Governance and to prepare them in a praxis-oriented course for their professional life. Deadline: July 31, 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS: The Development Review Inaugural Issue. The Development Review is an international Journal aimed at bringing the voices from the grassroots. It is a scholarly open access, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary,  journal focusing on theories, methods and applications in the development sector. Deadline: July 15, 2012

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Promote Access to Land in Bangladesh (European Commission). The European Commission (EC) announced a Call for Proposals to fund a project to modernize the land records management system of Bangladesh to make it beneficial for all sections of the community -- especially the poor. Deadline: July 29, 2012

PUBLICATION: ILC Briefing Note on Women's Legal Empowerment: Lessons Learned from Community-Based Activities. The briefing note captures lessons learned from five community-based projects promoting the legal empowerment of rural women.

PUBLICATION: Emerging Land Issues in African Agriculture: Implications for Food Security and Poverty Reduction Strategies. The paper was presented as part of Stanford University’s Global Food Policy and Food Security Symposium Series.

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