Friday, February 07, 2014


This Week’s Posts

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: IASC 2nd Thematic Conference on Knowledge Commons. This conference aims to take stock of the latest developments in the interdisciplinary study of knowledge commons. The conference will seek to better understand how knowledge commons work, where they come from, what contributes to their durability and effectiveness, and what undermines them. Deadline: February 28, 2014

CALL FOR CONCEPT NOTES: CGIAR Program on Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security (CCAFS). CCAFS is calling for concept notes in two subject areas: innovative research-for-development ideas related to climate-smart agriculture, and climate information services and climate-informed food security safety nets. Deadline: March 1, 2014.

CALL FOR PAPERS: Special Issue on "Governing Forest Landscapes: Challenges and Ways Forward". A Special Issue will be published in Forests, and is now open to receive submissions of full research papers and comprehensive review articles for peer-review and possible publication. Deadline (full manuscripts): June 30, 2014

TRAINING: Landesa Women’s Land Rights Visiting Professionals Program. The program will boost visiting professionals’ capacity to effectively strengthen women’s land rights, foster motivation and ability to actively participate in this network, and reinforce the commitment to working on women’s land rights. Deadline: February 14, 2014

EMPLOYMENT: Post Doctoral Fellow – Targeting Climate-Smart Development Interventions under Multiple Uncertainties (ICRAF). The World Agroforestry Centre is accepting applications for a Nairobi-based Post Doctoral Fellow to work on targeting climate-smart development interventions under uncertainty. Deadline: March 9, 2014

PUBLICATION: Optimum fisheries management under climate variability: Evidence from artisanal marine fishing in Ghana. A UNU-WIDER Working Paper.

PUBLICATION: Land Tenure Regularization in Rwanda: The Rwanda Initiative for Sustainable Development. A Working Paper from the Rwanda Initiative for Sustainable Development.

ONLINE RESOURCE: Natural Resource Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa. The World Resources Institute has launched on interactive map on natural resource rights in sub-Saharan Africa.

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