Thursday, August 02, 2012


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: IWMI Coordinator–Gender, Poverty, and Institutions. The Coordinator, reporting to the Program Director (CRP5), will be responsible for supporting research within the CRP on Water, Land and Ecosystems to ensure that it addresses significant gender, poverty and institutional factors that could improve overall development impact. Deadline: August 26, 2012

SCHOLARSHIP: The Economies of the Commons, Right Livelihood College. The RLC Campus Bonn offers scholarships for PhD students from developing and transition countries for the International Fall Academy on “The Economies of the Commons: Reshaping Economic Education”, September 19-23, 2012. Deadline: August 6, 2012

TRAINING: International Training Course on Addressing Household Food Security in the Context of Changing Climate and Environment (IIRR). The course will be held on September 10-21, 2012 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Deadline: August 10, 2012

TRAINING: Research and Writing Workshop in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Economic Research Group and the South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics are jointly organizing a Research and Writing Workshop in environmental and natural resource economics on October 6th - 9th in Dhaka. Deadline: August 30, 2012

TRAINING: Mainstreaming gender equality: concepts and instruments. The ITC-ILO is launching the 8th edition of the workshop "Mainstreaming gender equality: concepts and instruments", 5-16 November, Turin, Italy. Deadline: September 21, 2012

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Governance and Sustainable Development: Building Commerce and Communities. The overarching aim of the conference is to provide a forum for stimulating debate and exchange of ideas by exploring the latest developments in the governance of sustainable development from a variety of perspectives including environmental sustainability, social enterprise, corporate governance, legal pluralism, and social investment. Deadline: September 15, 2012

PUBLICATION: Securing Women’s Tenure and Leadership for Forest Management (RRI). New research released by the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) shows that despite more understanding, more resources, and policy recommendations, women continue to be largely marginalized and ignored or exploited in community based resource management processes throughout Asia.

PUBLICATION: Paying for Watershed Services (IIED). A new document from IIED argues that Payment for Watershed Services (PWS) schemes are an effective tool in the developing world.

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