Thursday, May 02, 2013

 

This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: IRRI Senior Scientist, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist. The successful candidate will be responsible for the design and development of a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system and for its implementation at IRRI. Deadline: May 15, 2013

EMPLOYMENT: Postdoctoral Researcher, Oxford University School of Geography and the Environment. The main role is to undertake the modeling of water quantity and quality of rivers upstream of Bangladesh together with the development of a set of future scenarios on climate and environmental change. Deadline: May 17, 2013

EMPLOYMENT: University of Gloucestershire Research Fellow in Environmental Dynamics and Governance. The University is currently looking to appoint an individual with expertise in one or more areas: general ecology, biogeography, conservation biology, evolutionary ecology, field ecology, impacts of environmental change on natural and human systems, palaeoecology, pollution sciences, especially with respect to ecological and biological impacts, although this is not an exhaustive list. Deadline: May 31, 2013

EVENT: Society in the Anthropocene Conference. The Society in the Anthropocene Conference will take place on 24-25 June at the University of Bristol.

PUBLICATION: The Impact of Extractive Industries on the Collective Land and Forest Rights of People and Communities. The Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) has released a new report, available in Spanish and English, that analyzes the impacts of the extractive industries on the collective land and forest rights of people and communities in Colombia, Peru, Guatemala, and Panama.

PUBLICATION: Data needs for gender analysis in agriculture. An IFPRI Discussion Paper offers guidelines on how to improve data collection efforts to ensure that women farmers are interviewed and that their voices are heard.

VIDEO: Water from a developmental perspective. On the occasion of the International Year of Water Cooperation, the German non-profit organizations /e-politik.de/ e.V. and edeos-digital education produced a new animated online-video which deals with water from a developmental perspective.



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