Thursday, April 03, 2014
This Week’s Posts
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: International Climate Change & Population Conference, University of Ghana. The Regional Institute for Population Studies [RIPS], University of Ghana, Legon-Accra invites abstracts for oral and poster presentations for the 2014 International Climate Change and Population Conference on Africa. Deadline: April 30, 2014
EMPLOYMENT: CIFOR Postdoctoral Fellow–Gender. The Gender Post Doctoral Fellow will be part of a core cross-center team will be responsible for the oversight of the integration of gender into research under the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry. Deadline: April 18, 2014
EMPLOYMENT: Partnership Coordinator, EcoAgriculture Partners. EcoAgriculture seeks to hire a Partnership Coordinator to join their team in our Washington, D.C. headquarters. The position could be structured for 50-100%. Deadline: April 23, 2014
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: 2 Interdisciplinary PhD Positions in Water Governance. The Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management at Delft University of Technology (Netherlands) has openings for two PhD candidates for interdisciplinary research projects in the area of water governance. Deadline: April 30, 2014
BRIEF: Status of Forest Carbon Rights and Implications for Communities, the Carbon Trade, and REDD+ Investments. The Rights and Resources Initiative announces the release of its latest research on the challenges of establishing carbon rights and its implications on Indigenous Peoples and local communities.
PUBLICATION: Collective action among African smallholders. An IFPRI Discussion Paper looks at trends and lessons for future development strategies.
ONLINE RESOURCE: seedsystem.org aims to improve seed security in high stress & vulnerable areas across the world. An international coalition of organizations has launched a public resource website: SeedSystem.org.