Thursday, May 23, 2013


This Week’s Posts

TRAINING PROGRAM ON THE COMMONS—Your input needed. Please take this short survey to help CAPRi and partners develop a training program on the commons.

EMPLOYMENT: Science Coordinator—AWARD (ICRAF). The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) hosts African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD), a career-development program that equips top women agricultural scientists across sub-Saharan Africa to accelerate agricultural gains by strengthening their research and leadership skills through tailored fellowships. Deadline: June 7, 2013

EMPLOYMENT: IIED Researcher – Agroecology, sustainable food and agricultural systems. The postholder will contribute to projects on the theme of sustainable / agro-ecological agricultural systems and their potential and challenges, as compared to agro-industrial systems, analysing experience and evidence from across the developing world, including Africa. Deadline: June 12, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: IAMO Senior Researcher or Post-Doc. The Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Central and Eastern Europe’s department of Structural Development of Farms and Rural Areas seeks to strengthen its capacity within its working group Entrepreneurial Strategies and Organization. Deadline: June 15, 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS: Special Issue of International Journal of Water Resources Development. The Special Issue is on the topic of IWRM Revisited: From concept to implementation. The special issue aims to analyze in-depth the state of implementation of the IWRM concept at local, basin, regional and national levels. Deadline: June 30, 2013

PUBLICATION: Monitoring payments for watershed services schemes in developing countries. A recent publication from IIED on schemes that use funds from water users (including governments) as an incentive for landholders to improve their land management practices.

VIDEO: Managing Water for Climate Resilience in Africa. The is about the Water, Climate and Development Programme (WACDEP) in Africa, which the Global Water Partnership implements for the African Minister's Council on Water.

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