Thursday, July 26, 2012


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: WWF Technical Advisor, Protected Areas Management, Carbi Project. This position will act as Technical Advisor for the Protected Area component of the project, covering the Quang Nam and Thua Thien Hue Saola Nature Reserves as well as the Bach Ma National Park extension in Vietnam, and the Xe Sap National Park in Laos. Deadline: August 10, 2012

SCHOLARSHIP: Makerere University Female Scholarship Foundation (FSF). The goal of the foundation is to increase the enrolment, retention and improve the academic performance of female under graduate students at Makerere University with specific emphasis on sciences and giving priority to applicants from disadvantaged backgrounds and under-represented geographical areas in Uganda. Deadline: August 17, 2012

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Land Grabs and Food Sovereignty in Africa (CODESIRA). The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is launching a call for proposal for all interested researchers and academics in its Multinational Working Group (MWG) on a theme titled: “Land grabs and food sovereignty in Africa”. Deadline: August 31, 2012

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS & PROPOSALS: Land and South African Society in 2013, in Comparative Perspective. The Land Divided Conference will take place at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, March 24-27, 2013. Deadline: August 31, 2012

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Gender and Land Governance Conference. The conference, organized by the International Development Studies Group (Utrecht University) in collaboration with LANDac, is scheduled to take place in Utrecht, the Netherlands, from January 14-15, 2013. Deadline: September 14, 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS: Natural Resources Forum Special Issue on Forests. NRF, a quarterly journal issued by the Division for Sustainable Development of the United Nations, calls for papers for a special issue on forests, to be published in 2013. Deadline: September 30, 2012

PUBLICATION: Assessing and Monitoring Forest Governance: A user's guide to a diagnostic tool. PROFOR has released a publication designed to be a toolkit for forest Governance, consisting of a set of indicators and a protocol for scoring them.

PUBLICATION: Payments for Environmental Services in Costa Rica: from Rio to Rio and Beyond. A new brief from the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) looks at the success of Costa Rica’s PES scheme.



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