Sunday, June 22, 2014


This Week’s Posts

YOUR INPUT NEEDED: Please Help Us Evaluate our Communications Efforts. If you have not already done so, please take 5 minutes to complete a survey to help CAPRi reevaluate our approach to outreach and communication.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: The Ramsar Wetland Conservation Awards. The Award was established in 1996 in order to recognize the contributions of individuals, organizations, and governments around the world towards promoting the conservation and wise use of wetlands. Deadline: July 15, 2014

TRAINING: Online Course on How to Design & Fund International Development Projects. The Center for Sustainable Development (CSDi) has announced a new 100% online course on designing and funding international development projects. Deadline: open

PUBLICATIONS: IGES Publications on Community-Based Forest Monitoring, REDD+ Project Design, and Verifying Legal Compliance. The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies has recently published the 4 new reports.

PUBLICATION: Tenure security and demand for land tenure regularization in Nigeria. IFPRI’s Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP) has published a working paper presenting Empirical Evidence from Ondo and Kano States.

PUBLICATION: Intellectual Property Rights, Technology Diffusion, and Agricultural Development. Cross-Country evidence presented in a new IFPRI Discussion Paper by David Spielman and Xingliang Ma.

BRIEF: Local sources of resilience: Working with social capital. As part of the IFPRI 2020 Resilience Conference, CAPRi authors Quinn Bernier and Ruth Meinzen-Dick contributed a brief on “Local sources of resilience: Working with social capital”.

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