Friday, July 17, 2015


This Week’s Posts


CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Pathways to Shared Prosperity for Forest Users and Forest-Reliant Economies, FLARE Conference.  As part of the FLARE conference, the organizers invite abstracts for papers on Pathways to Shared Prosperity for Forest Users and Forest-Reliant Economies.  Abstracts should be sent to by July 31, 2015, with the subject line, “Pathways to Prosperity full paper abstract”. Abstract guidelines can be found here.

EMPLOYMENT: Post-Doctoral Fellow - Social Science, CIMMYT CIMMYT is seeking a dynamic, innovative, self-motivated, and results-oriented social scientist to work on improving the livelihoods of maize and wheat farmers in the developing world and particularly in Latin America.   See full details here.

EMPLOYMENT: Program Director - Water, Land and Ecosystems The CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE) is looking for a seasoned global leader in the agriculture and natural resource management sector, who has a clear vision of how agricultural production can contribute to healthy ecosystems, and vibrant and inclusive economic growth in the developing world. See full details here.

PUBLICATION: Pro-poor Resource Governance under Changing Climates (IASS)  The Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) partnered with local civil society organizations from six countries - Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Ecuador, and India – to document and analyze cases of pro-poor governance of natural resources. Please find the results and findings of the study available here: "Pro-poor Resource Governance under Changing Climates".

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