Wednesday, April 23, 2014
This Week’s Posts
CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Regional Fund for Agricultural Technology (FONTAGRO). The Regional Fund for Agricultural Technology (FONTAGRO) announces its 2014 call for proposals, “Innovations for Family Agriculture Adaptation to climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean.” Deadline: May 21, 2014
EMPLOYMENT: Research Associate in Agricultural, Environmental and Food Policy with a focus on Governance and Natural Resources. This position is within a newly founded department in the Institute of Agricultural and Nutritional Sciences of the Faculty of Natural Sciences within the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg. Deadline: April 30, 2014
EMPLOYMENT: CIMMYT Poverty and Social Inclusion Specialist. The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center seeks a social scientist to strengthen their core gender and social inclusiveness team within their multidisciplinary research-for-development. Deadline: May 2, 2014
EMPLOYMENT: Director, International Land Coalition Secretariat. The International Land Coalition (ILC) is looking to recruit a new Director for the Secretariat of the ILC, to be based in Rome, Italy. Deadline: May 25, 2014
EVENT: International Workshop on Payments for Environmental Services in Public Policies. CIRAD, the Mission Économie de la Biodiversité of the CDC, and their scientific partners are organizing an international workshop on: “Combining Payments for Environmental Services to legal and economic instruments in the South and in the North?”. Deadline: June 1, 2014
PUBLICATION: Conservation Payments under Uncertainty. A forthcoming paper in Land Economics analyzes simulated payments under REDD in Brazil.
PUBLICATION: Exploring local perceptions of climate change. A recent IFPRI Discussion Paper looks at local perceptions of climate change impact and adaptation in rural Bangladesh.