Thursday, January 31, 2013


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: ADB Biodiversity and Landscape Conservation Specialist, Greater Mekong Subregion. Activities will complement the Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Projects in Cambodia, Lao PDR and Viet Nam and also the GEF financed GMS Forest and Biodiversity Program. Deadline: February 18, 2013

EMPLOYMENT: 2 Research Positions with Focus on Global Social-Ecological Dynamics & Marine Stewardship in a Global Context. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announces two positions as Early Career Academy Researcher, one for a scholar with a documented background in economics and one for a scholar with a documented background in research on social-ecological interactions. Deadline: February 20, 2013

SCHOLARSHIP: GWP-University of Dundee International Water Law Scholarship Programme. Global Water Partnership, together with the University of Dundee, will offer scholar-ships for 30 participants to undertake a module in International Water Law, in Dundee 10-21 June 2013. Deadline: February 7, 2013

FELLOWSHIP: International Scoping Study of the Role of Agrobiodiversity as an Instrument for Climate Change Adaptation. The Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3), offers a one year full time research fellowship with the level of financial support according to the academic and professional profile of the applicant. Deadline: February 15, 2013

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Perspectives on Forest Conservation – Tackling the Frontier between Policy and Conservation Science. This interdisciplinary workshop will be held in Freiburg, Germany, 19th-21st June 2013. Deadline: February 10, 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS: Large Scale Agricultural Investments in Pastoral Lowlands of the Horn of Africa. The Institute for Peace and Security Studies at Addis Ababa University is hosting a conference on this theme on April 26-27, 2013. Deadline: February 11, 2013

EVENT: International Conference on Forests for Food Security and Nutrition. The conference will increase understanding of the crucial role that forests, trees on farms and agroforestry systems can play in improving the food security and nutrition of rural people, especially in developing countries. Deadline for registration: February 15, 2013

PUBLICATION: The Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program as a Collective Institution. A new IFPRI Discussion Paper.

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