Thursday, November 15, 2012

 

This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: World Water Council Executive Director. The World Water Council is an international organisation that promotes sustainable water management throughout the world. It has more than 350 member organisations including governments, non-governmental organisations, businesses, professional networks and research institutions, based in over 70 countries. Deadline: open

EMPLOYMENT: Conservation International Senior Analyst for Measurement, Reporting, and Verification (MRV) on Climate Mitigation. The Senior Analyst will support the REDD+ MRV task of the Forest Carbon, Markets and Communities (FCMC) project. Deadline: open

EMPLOYMENT: World Resources Institute Senior Manager, Global Forest Watch 2.0. The initiative aims to revolutionize access to information about forests everywhere for everyone and will be one of two major initiatives for WRI on forests over the next five or more years. Deadline: open

EMPLOYMENT: CIMMYT Adoption and Impact Assessment Economists. The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center seeks two applied economists to work on adoption and impact assessment of maize and wheat related innovations in the developing regions. Deadline: November 23, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: University of Cape Town Research Officer, Rural Women’s Action Research Project. The RWAR project is based in the Law, Race and Gender Research Unit at University of Cape Town’s Faculty of Law. Deadline: November 30, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: Arizona State University Postdoctoral Research Associate (Urbanization and Global Environmental Change). The Urbanization and Global Environmental Change Project is seeking a postdoctoral scholar who will undertake research projects to advance UGEC science objectives.The postdoc’s primary responsibilities will be to undertake original and synthesis research on the topic of urbanization and global environmental change. Deadline: November 30, 2012

FELLOWSHIP: Beckman Institute Postoctoral Fellows Program, Social Dimensions of Environmental Policy. This program offers young scholars the opportunity to initiate a postdoctoral career of independent research at the Beckman Institute linked to one or more of their research themes and strategic initiatives. Deadline: December 3, 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

PUBLICATIONS: Select Bibliographies on Biofuels, Land Rights in Africa & Global Land Grabbing. Robin Palmer has released an updated set of bibliographies with information concerning biofuels, land rights in Africa, and global land grabbing.



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