Thursday, March 27, 2014


This Week’s Posts

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA). The ESPA-2014 Grants call is for 'blue skies' research projects designed to significantly advance global understanding on the way that ecosystem services contribute to poverty alleviation. Deadline: May 14, 2014

EMPLOYMENT: ICRAF Agroforestry Systems Scientist for WCA Region. The Scientist is responsible for leading the scientific research enhancing on-farm productivity of trees and agroforestry systems in West and Central Africa region, including the humid tropics. Deadline: April 10, 2014

EMPLOYMENT: Kathmandu-Based Opportunities with ICIMOD. The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development is a regional intergovernmental learning and knowledge sharing centre serving the eight regional member countries of the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region. Deadline: April 13-22, 2014

EMPLOYMENT: Lecturer in International Forestry, University of British Columbia. The faculty of forestry at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a lecturer to be involved in the teaching, coordination, and development of graduate courses in the new course-based Master of International Forest program. Deadline: April 15, 2014

PUBLICATION: Special Issue on Land, Gender, and Food Security. The journal Feminist Economics has published a special issue on Land, Gender, and Food Security. Several of the articles are open-access.

PUBLICATION: Can government-allocated land contribute to food security? An IFPRI Discussion Paper provides an Intrahousehold analysis of West Bengal’s microplot allocation program.

PUBLICATIONS: 2 SIANI Briefs on Agroforestry and Food Security. The Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative has published two agroforestry-focused briefs as part of their work on the theme of “Forests, Landscapes and Food Security”.

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