Thursday, November 29, 2012


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: Early Stage Researchers within a Marie Curie Initial Training Network. The Careers in Sustainability Excellence (CASTLE) consortium invites applications for 14 full-time research vacancies for early stage researchers (ESR). The positions will be located at 9 partner institutes in 5 different countries. Deadline: December 31, 2012

SCHOLARSHIP: Masters & Post-Doctoral Study on Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies. Applications are invited for two scholarships for MPhil studies by full thesis and one (1) post-doctoral fellowship to examine questions of processes of socio-economic change and the impacts of land and agrarian reform policies in South Africa. Deadline: December 14, 2012

FELLOWSHIP: Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellowship. The Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellows Program is a unique two-year international fellowship with the mission of developing leaders committed to finding lasting solutions to hunger and poverty worldwide through both direct programming and good policies. Deadline: January 11, 2013

FELLOWSHIPS: Sustainability Science Fellowships at Harvard University. The Sustainability Science Program at Harvard invites applicants for doctoral, post-doctoral, and mid-career fellowships in sustainability science for the academic year beginning in September 2013. Deadline: January 15, 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS: Innovations in Water Policy - Theory, Practice, and Impacts. The Institute of Water Policy is inviting submissions of paper proposals for a workshop on water policy analysis, hosted by the Institute of Water Policy at the National University of Singapore and scheduled for February 26-28, 2013. Deadline: December 7, 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS: Ecological Economics and Institutional Dynamics, ESEE Conference. Institutions are considered here in their broader sense, including social representations, norms, rules of the game, collective action processes and power dimensions, forms and types of exploitation, informal and formal organizations, referring at large to governance aspects and dealing with the large spectrum of topics developed in the field of Ecological Economics. Deadline: December 14, 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS: Improving Statistics for Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture, and Rural Development. This is a call for economists, statisticians, agronomists, researchers and analysts working on agricultural, forestry, fishery, and rural statistics, in their economic, social and environmental dimensions, to participate in the upcoming Sixth International Conference on Agriculture Statistics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on 23-25 October 2013. Deadline: December 15, 2012

BRIEF: Collective Action and Property Rights for Poverty Reduction: Insights from Africa and Asia. Main lessons from a recent CAPRi book have been released as an IFPRI Issue Brief.

WEBCAST: The Global Farms Race -- Land Grabs, Agricultural Investment, and the Scramble for Food Security. Authors of a the new book will be speaking at a book launch event on Tuesday, December 4th, which will be webcast.

VIDEO: Bhutan+10 Declaration. Participants in the recent conference on “gender and sustainable mountain development in a changing world,” held in Thimphu, Bhutan, October 15-19th, have released a video of the conference’s “Bhutan+10 Declaration”.

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