Thursday, September 05, 2013


This Week’s Posts

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Working Groups for Workshop on the Ostrom Workshop (WOW5). Planning is underway for the WOW5 conference, to be held at Indiana University Bloomington, June 18–21, 2014. Deadline: September 30, 2013.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Gates Foundation Program for Emerging Agriculture Research Leaders. The Gates Foundation seeks proposals for agricultural research with the potential to increase the sustainable productivity of smallholder farmers in developing countries. Deadline: September 30, 2013

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: World Congress on Agroforestry. The 3rd World Congress on Agroforestry will be held in Delhi, India, 10 - 14 February 2014, co-hosted by the World Agroforestry Centre and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research. Deadline: September 30, 2013

EMPLOYMENT: World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) Post-Doctoral Fellow, BIODEV Program. ICRAF’S Building Biocarbon and Rural Development in West Africa (BIODEV) Programme aims to demonstrate the multiple developmental and environmental wins that result from a high value biocarbon approach to climate change and variability in large landscapes principally in Mali, Sierra Leone and Guinea. Deadline: September 15, 2013

EMPLOYMENT: Lead Researcher, Colombia Land-Use Strategy. The researcher will contribute to the development of a low-emission land-use strategy in Colombia through outreach and consultation, synthesis of existing knowledge, and new analysis. Deadline: September 15, 2013

EMPLOYMENT: International Land Coalition Administration and Planning Officer. This position is responsible to manage the ILC administrative functions, including the development and  administration of the ILC budget. Deadline: September 16, 2013

ONLINE DISCUSSION: Land Matters on DevEx. The international development news and  business site Devex has launched a new campaign called Land Matters, showcasing innovative solutions to land issues.

ONLINE RESOURCE: Essay on Ostrom, Hardin, and the Commons. A very readable piece in the Financial Times magazine by Tim Harford summarizes and compares the legacies of Garret Hardin and Elinor Ostrom.

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