Thursday, January 17, 2013


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: Consultancy to Support the International Land Coalition’s Asia Regional Platform. The ILC Secretariat is hiring consultant for a four-five month period to: (a) act as interim coordinator for about five months; (b) support the Asia regional Steering Committee in the recruitment of a new coordinator; and, (c) support the Asia Steering Committee in the selection of a new host organization for the regional coordination unit. Deadline: January 23, 2013

EMPLOYMENT: Water Footprint Network Knowledge Exchange and Engagement Officer. WFN is a dynamic, international, continuous learning community with hundreds of partners worldwide committed to promoting sustainable, equitable and efficient water use through the advancement of the Water Footprint. Deadline: January 28, 2013

EMPLOYMENT: Internationally Recruited Positions at ICARDA. ICARDA is accepting applications for a Senior Gender Specialist, a Regional Coordinator for the Nile Valley & Sub Saharan Africa Regional Program, and an Intellectual Property Manager. Deadline: January 31, 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS: Defragmenting African Natural Resource Management & Responsive Forest Resources Governance. The International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC) Africa regional meeting will take place in Cape Town on April 9-11, 2013 on the theme of “Defragmenting African Natural Resource Management and Responsive Forest Resources Governance”. Deadline: January 21, 2013

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Water, Environment and Agriculture: Challenges for Sustainable Development. The 1st Inter-regional Conference on Land and Water Challenges will be held in Bari (Italy), from 10 to 14 September 2013. The main objective is to present and discuss the latest achievements in the field of sustainable use of natural resources (land and water) at different scales and to promote a better development of agriculture in the future. Deadline: March 31, 2013

PUBLICATION: Special Issue on Land Grabbing in Latin America. The Canadian Journal of Development Studies has released a special issue on Land Grabbing in Latin America.

PUBLICATION: Information & Collective Action in Community-Based School Monitoring in Uganda. A preliminary paper from Abigail Barr, Frederick Mugisha, Pieter Serneels, and Andrew Zeitlin.

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