Thursday, September 06, 2012


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: IT Project Assistant (Junior Consultancy) for the Land Portal project. The Land Portal, the global gateway for land related information, is looking for an IT Assistant  (Junior Consultancy ) for Land Portal content and technical related activities. Deadline: September 10, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: CCAFS Latin America Regional Program Leader (CIAT). The CGIAR Research Program Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) is expanding to Latin America and therefore seeking applications from a qualified candidate who will play a crucial role in partnership development and management in the region. Deadline: September 15, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: FAO Socioeconomist, Bangladesh. The successful candidate will contribute to the timely and effective delivery of the National Food Policy Capacity Strengthening Programme. Deadline: September 16, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: ICRAF/CCAFS Social Scientist—Linking Knowledge with Action. The social scientist will be based at ICRAF in Nairobi, and supervised by CCAFS Theme 4.1 Research Leader. The position will involve travel to CCAFS sites/regions (likely less than 25-30% of total time). Deadline: September 28, 2012

AWARD: IDRC Student and Postdoc Research Awards. IDRC’s Research Awards are a unique opportunity for master’s and doctoral-level students, as well as recent graduates to enhance their research skills and gain a fresh perspective on crucial development issues. Deadline: September 12, 2012

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Water in the Anthropocene Conference. The Global Water System Project and its International Project Office based in Bonn, Germany, is organizing an international conference on ‘Water in the Anthropocene: Challenges for Science and Governance. Deadline: October 31, 2012

TRAINING: Certificate Course on Using ICT Tools for Effective Monitoring, Impact Evaluation and Research. The Development CAFE is offering a course to introduce students to tools and techniques to measure and report project/programme outcomes to stakeholders, including donors, funders, supervisors or the general public using innovative ICT based tools. Deadline: September 15, 2012

TRAINING: Wageningen Course on Competing Claims on Natural Resources. The overall aim of the course is to contribute to sustainable natural resources management by building capacity to manage (potentially) conflicting claims on natural resources. Deadline: October 1, 2012

EVENT: Thirteenth RRI Dialogue on Forests, Governance and Climate Change. The Thirteenth RRI Dialogue on Forests, Governance and Climate Change, on the topic of “Scaling-Up Strategies to Reduce Emissions and Deliver Development in Forest Areas”, will take place on November 5, 2012 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

PUBLICATION: Linking Adaptation and Mitigation through Community Forestry: Case Studies from Asia. A new publication from RECOFTC with case studies from Cambodia, Indonesia, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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