Thursday, November 21, 2013


This Week’s Posts

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Water, Energy and Climate Conference 2014. The IWA Water, Energy and Climate Conference 2014: Solutions for Future Water Security (IWA WEC) is an opportunity to bring together knowledge from across the globe to share experiences and information, enable collaboration and build new partnerships. Deadline: November 30, 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS: Natural Resources Forum Special Issue on Oceans. Natural Resources Forum, A United Nations Sustainable Development Journal, is producing a special issue on oceans. Deadline: December 31, 2013

EMPLOYMENT: IWMI Research Coordinator (Colombo, Sri Lanka). The CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems led by the International Water Management Institute, explores and supports a paradigm shift in sustainable intensification of agricultural production systems through placing natural resources at the forefront of production systems. Deadline: December 31, 2013 

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS: Australia Awards for Africa. Australia Awards funds qualified African candidates for masters studies in Australia in subjects of agriculture and food security; health; natural resource management; public policy; and water and sanitation. Deadline: December 13, 2013

FELLOWSHIP: 2014 Vavilov-Frankel Fellowship. The Fellowship enables outstanding scientists from developing countries to carry out research on the conservation and use of agricultural and forest biodiversity. Deadline: December 15, 2013

PUBLICATION: Realizing Women's Rights to Land and Other Productive Resources. A new publication from UN Women and OHCHR.

PUBLICATION: Scoping Study of Good Practices for Strengthening Women’s Inclusion in Forest and Other Natural Resource Management Sectors. A report examining specific challenges and barriers that prevent the inclusion of women and the integration of gender perspectives in REDD+ in the Asia-Pacific region.

PUBLICATION: Foreign aid and sustainable forestry. A UNU-WIDER Working Paper by Pekka E. Kauppi.

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