Thursday, July 11, 2013
This Week’s Posts
EMPLOYMENT: Planning support for the 2014 Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty. The land tenure team in the Agriculture and Rural Development Group in the World Bank’s Research Department seeks a consultant to assist in planning and managing preparation for the 2014 Conference on Land and Poverty. Deadline: open
EMPLOYMENT: International Land Coalition Asia Regional Facilitator. There is a vacancy for the position of the Asia Regional Facilitator of the ILC Asia Regional Platform, based at the KPA office in Jakarta from September 2013. Deadline: July 20, 2013
EMPLOYMENT: CIAT Postdoctoral Fellow, Soils and Agroecosystem Science. The Soils Research Area of International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to carry out research on soil and agroecosystem management to provide sustainable options that improve benefits for smallholder farming communities in Latin America and the Caribbean, while minimizing and mitigating negative impacts on agricultural ecosystems and the environment. Deadline: July 26, 2013
EMPLOYMENT: ICIMOD Senior Gender Specialist. The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development is looking for a gender expert who is capable of providing strategic and intellectual leadership on gender and natural resource management issues. Deadline: July 31, 2013
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Gendered Access to Forest and Small Farms in Latin America. A learning workshop on this topic will take place at CIAT Headquarters in Cali-Palmira, Colombia on 21-22 August 2013. Deadline: July 15, 2013.
CALL FOR PAPERS: Universities working with Rural Communities. This call for papers comes from the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture, a Network of 32 African Universities in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa. Deadline: July 30, 2013
PUBLICATION: Community Participation and Benefits in REDD+: A Review of Initial Outcomes and Lessons. A recent publication in the open-access journal Forests.
PUBLICATION: Journal of Peasant Studies Forum on Global Land Grabbing Part 2: On Methodologies. A set of JPS publications are free for a limited time.