Thursday, December 05, 2013


This Week’s Posts

CALL FOR PAPERS: 5th World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists (WCERE). The event will take place in Istanbul, Turkey, from June 28 to July 2, 2014. Theoretical and empirical papers in all areas of environmental and natural resource economics are invited. Deadline: January 15, 2014

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: National Geographic Society/Buffett Awards for Leadership in Conservation in Africa and Latin America. The National Geographic Society is currently soliciting nominations for the 2014 Buffett Awards for Leadership in Conservation in Africa and Latin America. Deadline: January 15, 2014

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: International Foundation for Science -- Individual Research Grants 2014. The International Foundation for Science calls for applications from early-career scientists in the developing world for research in any of the themes of sustainable management of natural resources; water and aquatic resources; and food production, food security, and nutrition. Deadline: January 31, 2014

SCHOLARSHIPS: Opportunities in Forest Policy and Administration at Texas A&M. Forrest Fleischman at Texas A&M University is looking for one or more masters and/or PhD students to assist with projects on forest policy and administrative decision-making. Deadline: January 1, 2014

FELLOWSHIP: Africa’s Land and Food Fellowships, Royal Agricultural University. Fellowships are offered to Africans mainly from Sub-Saharan Africa who have experience in agriculture, food or natural resource exploitation and management; an interest in land reform; and a desire to make a strategic and sustainable contribution to Africa's development. Deadline: January 3, 2014

FELLOWSHIP: Sustainability Science Fellowships at Harvard University. The fellowship competition is open to advanced doctoral and post-doctoral students, and to mid-career professionals engaged in research or practice to facilitate the design, implementation, and evaluation of effective interventions that promote sustainable development. Deadline: January 15, 2014.

EMPLOYMENT: FAO Tenure and REDD+ Specialist. FAO is seeking a tenure expert interested in applying their expertise to REDD+. The consultancy will be based at FAO HQ in Rome with a duration of 11 months, extendable. Deadline: December 13, 2013

PUBLICATION: Assessing Forest Governance (WRI). A new publication from the World Resources Institute presents an indicator framework for forest governance.

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