Thursday, November 08, 2012


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: MICHIGAN TECH Assistant Professor – Sociology. Candidates whose research and teaching interests articulate with one of the university’s PhD programs in either Environmental and Energy Policy or Industrial Archaeology are preferred. Deadline: November 15, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: OECD Young Professionals Programme 2013. The program is designed to bring entry-level professionals with diverse backgrounds into the OECD and offers a number of assignments for the Young Professionals who will join the OECD in 2013. Deadline: November 25, 2012

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Legal and Development Implications of International Land Acquisitions. The purpose of this conference is to look at large-scale international land acquisitions from a ‘law and development’ perspective and determine the various legal frameworks at international, national and local level that enable or constrain such processes. Deadline: November 15, 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS: Planted Forests on the Globe Renewable Resources for the Future. The 3rd International Congress on Planted Forests will take place from 16 - 21 May, 2013. Deadline: November 30, 2012

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Sessions for the 2014 Global Land Project Open Science Meeting. The meeting will synthesize and discuss the role of the land system as a platform for human-environment interactions, connecting local land use decisions to global impacts and responses. Deadline: January 5th, 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS: Policy Matters Special Issue in Memory of Elinor Ostrom. The Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy (CEESP) of IUCN, in partnership with the International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC), invite contributions for a special issue of Policy Matters. Deadline: January 15, 2013

PUBLICATION: Land Governance in Brazil. A new report offers a geo-historical review of land governance in Brazil.

PUBLICATION: Women, men and forest research. A CIFOR Occasional Paper by Carol J. Pierce Colfer and Rebakah Daro Minarchek reviews approaches, resources and methods for addressing gender.

VIDEO: Securing Women’s Rights to Land in Burundi. A short video describes an IFAD program in Burundi that helps rural women assert their legal rights to land tenure.

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