Thursday, April 17, 2014


This Week’s Posts

CALL FOR COMMENTS: REDD+ Practical Guide to Participatory Governance Assessment. The UN-REDD Program invites comments on its draft guide to the Participatory Governance Assessment (PGA). Deadline: May 1, 2014

EMPLOYMENT: CIFOR Director of Governance Research. The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) is seeking a visionary and dynamic Director of Governance Research. Deadline: April 30, 2014

EMPLOYMENT: FAO Senior Forestry Officer (Team Leader). The officer will be responsible for planning, organizing and coordinating the technical and operational delivery of the Department’s work on forest products and industries in the context of the organization’s strategic framework and related forestry priorities. Deadline: April 30, 2014

EMPLOYMENT: 2 Program Officer Positions with The African Forest Forum (Nairobi). AFF is recruiting for the positions of Senior Programme Officer (SPO) and Programme Officer for the “Strengthening Sustainable Forest Management in Africa” project, to be based at its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. Deadlines: May 6th (Senior Programme Officer) and May 10th (Programme Officer), 2014

EMPLOYMENT: IFPRI Project Manager, HarvestChoice and Africa RISING. IFPRI seeks a qualified candidate to fill the position of Project Manager at the Environment and Production Technology Division for a two-year, fixed-term, renewable appointment. Deadline: May 14, 2014

PUBLICATIONS: CAPRi Working Papers on PAR for Carbon Projects, Institutions for Climate-Smart Agriculture, and Gendered Impacts of a Dairy Project. We have published several new CAPRi Working Papers over the last few months that you may find interesting.

PUBLICATION: Gender, control, and crop choice in northern Mozambique. A new IFPRI Discussion Paper.

ONLINE RESOURCE: JPS Virtual Special Issue: Peasants and Politics. The Journal of Peasant Studies is celebrating its 40th anniversary by publishing virtual special issues, starting with the 40 Classics in Peasant Studies. The articles will be free to access until 30 June 2014.

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