Friday, February 21, 2014


This Week’s Posts

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Equator Prize 2014. The Prize will recognize twenty-five local sustainable development solutions for people, nature and resilient communities. Winners will each receive $5,000 (USD), with several selected for ‘special recognition’ and an additional $15,000 (USD). Deadline: March 22, 2014

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: The World Food Prize. The World Food Prize is the foremost international award recognizing the accomplishments of individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity, or availability of food in the world. Deadline: May 1, 2014

EMPLOYMENT: WRI Natural Resource Policy Specialist, Central Africa. The World Resources Institute seeks a Central Africa Natural Resource Policy Specialist to lead its policy analysis, capacity-building, and outreach activities in ROC and DRC. Deadline: open

EMPLOYMENT: Secretary of the FAO-Water Platform. The incumbent will serve as the Secretary for the FAO-Water Platform, being responsible for its planning, organization and operational management. Deadline: February 28, 2014

EMPLOYMENT: International Water Association Program Officer. IWA is recruiting a full-time program officer to be part of its programs team supporting the development, implementation and dissemination of various projects. Deadline: March 5th, 2014

EMPLOYMENT: CIMMYT Social Scientist: Gender and Sustainable Intensification. The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center is seeking an enthusiastic, pro-active, resourceful, and outcomes-oriented gender specialist to join their interdisciplinary team of scientists working to improve the livelihoods of resource-poor wheat and maize farmers in the developing world. Deadline: March 7, 2014

PUBLICATION: JPS Articles on Food Sovereignty. Some papers from the September 2013 conference on “Food Sovereignty: A Critical Dialogue” are now available online.

PUBLICATION: Afforestation and Reforestation Projects under the Clean Development Mechanism. The UNFCCC secretariat has recently published the Afforestation and Reforestation Projects under the Clean Development Mechanism - A Reference Manual.

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