Saturday, September 15, 2012


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: Practical Action Senior Policy & Practice Adviser – Agriculture. The UK-based NGO Practical Action is looking for a dynamic individual who is a strategic thinker with clear influencing skills. Deadline: September 27, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) Director. Forest Peoples Programme is an international NGO based in the UK, which supports forest peoples to secure their rights and determine their own futures. Deadline: October 12, 2012

FELLOWSHIP: ECA Research Fellow on Agriculture and Climate Change. The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa is inviting applications from qualified young African Professionals to the “ECA Fellowships for Young African Professionals” programme. Deadline: September 18, 2012

FELLOWSHIPS: Research Fellows in Water Policy Analysis. The Institute of Water Policy in the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore is seeking several scholars with training in empirical policy analysis. They are particularly interested in post-doctoral and early-career professionals with experience in policies regarding water, energy, and other natural resources. Deadline: October 15, 2012

SCHOLARSHIP: IPCC Scholarship Programme. The program aims to build capacity in the understanding and management of climate change in developing countries by providing opportunities for young scientists from developing countries to undertake studies that would not be possible without funding under the programme. Deadline: September 30, 2012

PUBLICATION: Sustainable Community Forest Management. TFT has released a Community Forest Handbook, which it describes as “a practical guide to FSC group certification for smallholder agroforests”.

PUBLICATION: How to Support Women’s Land Rights in Mozambique? A  new publication from NORAD analyzes the Mozambican Land Law of 1997, considered one of the best in the world for the way it protects and codifies local people’s land rights.

PUBLICATION: Forest Management Decentralization in Kenya: Effects on Household Farm Forestry Decisions in Kakamega. A paper prepared for presentation at the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE) Triennial Conference.

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