Thursday, October 18, 2012
This Week’s Posts
EMPLOYMENT: IDDRI Research fellow, Food and Agriculture Policies. The Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI) is an independent, not‐for‐profit think‐tank based at Sciences Po (Institute for Political Studies) in Paris. Deadline: October 21, 2012
EMPLOYMENT: Director of Research and Director of Policy, Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute, University of Nebraska. The University of Nebraska is seeking two dynamic and creative leaders with vision to be the Director of Research and the Director of Policy in the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute (DWFI). Deadline: November 1, 2012
FELLOWSHIP: Prof. Elinor Ostrom International Fellowship on Practice and Policy on Commons. The Foundation for Ecological Security in association with the International Association for the Study on the Commons invites applications for international fellowships on Practice and Policy on Commons. Deadline: October 31, 2012
CALL FOR PAPERS: Payments for Ecosystem Services (2013 AAG). A session at the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, 9-13 April 2013, will address the topic of “Payments for Ecosystem Services: Paths toward Sustainability”. Deadline: October 24, 2012
CALL FOR PROPOSALS: NORHED Seed Funding 2012. This announcement invites collaborative higher education institution partnerships to submit proposals for seed funding for NORHED partnerships projects. Deadline: November 5, 2012
TRAINING: PLAAS Postgraduate Diploma in Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies. Those who seek to progress in their careers and improve their knowledge and skills in the following sectors are invited to apply for this postgraduate programme, which is aimed at professionals working in government, NGOs or the private sector in poverty, land and agrarian reform, rural development, natural resources and gender issues. Deadline: October 31, 2012
PUBLICATION: Conservation Payments under Uncertainty when Nonuse Benefits have Market Value. A new working paper by researchers at ETH Zürich and the London School of Economics.
PUBLICATION: Gender Assessment of the Agricultural Sector in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. An IFPRI Discussion Paper from Catherine Ragasa, Annie Kinwa-Muzinga, and John Ulimwengu.
VIDEO: Right to land - Right of men and women: experiences with paralegals in Mozambique. The video presents an overview of the gender issues in Mozambique and the major challenges faced by rural women when it comes to access land and natural resources.