Thursday, October 24, 2013


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: Assistant Professor, Sustainable Economics and Community Development. The Goodnight Family Sustainable Development Department at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC, USA, invites applications for a tenure-track, nine-month faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 2014. Deadline: open

EMPLOYMENT: CIP Post-doctoral Scientist on Climate Change Adaptation and Gender. The International Potato Center is seeking a dynamic and resourceful young scientist to work on Climate Change Adaptation and Gender in research activities in Agricultural Systems to be developed by the Production Systems and the Environment Sub-program in Latin America, Asia and Africa under different CGIAR Research Programs. Deadline: October 28, 2013

EMPLOYMENT: Natural Resource/Agricultural Economist, Earth Innovation Institute. Earth Innovation Institute is looking to hire an economist to conduct policy and economic analysis is support of state and national-level strategies to support the transition to a Low Emissions Rural Development Model. Deadline: October 30, 2013

EMPLOYMENT: Food & Climate Justice Temporary Postdoctoral Research Assistant, ECI, CCAFS, and Oxfam. Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant position to work in the Environmental Change Institute (ECI) with the Food Systems research team for a period of 12 weeks. Deadline: November 4, 2013

EMPLOYMENT: Researcher, Environmental Policy and Natural Resources Management, German Development Institute (DIE). The Researcher will work on the role of payments for ecosystem services and/or market-based mechanisms (such as REDD+, reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) in the context of land-based adaption to climate change and/or mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions. Deadline: November 5, 2013

PUBLICATION & ONLINE RESOURCE: Sustaining the Commons. John M. Anderies and Marco A. Janssen of the Center for the Study of Institutional Diversity at Arizona State University have published a free textbook discussing the main framework, concepts, and applications of the work of Elinor Ostrom and her colleagues for an undergraduate audience.

ONLINE RESOURCE: Securing Community Land Rights. The international conference on Scaling-up Strategies to Secure Community Land and Resources Rights brought together 180 participants who have a direct, common, and urgent interest in clarifying and securing the ownership of the developing world's lands and resources.

VIDEO: A Farmer in Africa: Property Rights. The World Resources Institute (WRI) has produced a video illustrating some of the issues surrounding property rights for formers in Africa.

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