Development, climate, eco-system services, Economic Modelling
Excerpt:The call for abstracts for the "Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference" at the University of North Carolina is open. The conference will take place in March 2014.
Call for Manuscripts: "Developing and Applying Ecosystem Services Indicators in Decision-Support at Various Scales"
Excerpt:In the context of the conference RegioResources 21, a proposed special issue of the journal "Ecological Indicators" on "Developing and Applying Ecosystem Services Indicators in Decision-Support at Various Scales" was developed. Authors interested in submitting a manuscript for this issue are invited to send in their proposal until 31 January, 2014.
Landscape Functions and People - Strategic Approaches for Climate Smart, Sustainable and Productive Landscapes
Excerpt:The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation is offering a course on "Strategic Approaches for Climate Smart, Sustainable and Productive Landscapes" taking place from 18-29 November, 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand.
Excerpt:The 15th Annual BIOECON Conference will be held at Kings College Cambridge, England on 19-20 September 2013. This year’s meeting is inviting attention to the relationship between biodiversity and land use management, population and food security.
Postgraduate Conference on New Actors and Institutions in Development and the Governance of the Environment
Excerpt:The Department of Social Sciences at Northumbria University in Newcastle and the Department of Political Science at National Taiwan University jointly organize a conference on actors and institutions in environmental governance. Submissions from various disciplines are welcome.
PhD Post on Climate and Development – Climate Resilience as Drivers of Sustainable Development and Green Growth
Excerpt:The successful candidate will work at the Climate risk management Unit for the research activity on climate compatible development and poverty reduction. The research project will be built around a set of case studies covering a diverse set of sectors in an integrated risk management and sustainable development approach. ...
Excerpt:Two Postdoctoral Researcher Positions in Agricultural / Development Economics (University of Göttingen). Both positions are available from August 2013 (exact timing somewhat flexible).
Excerpt:The European Commission presented a package advancing action on climate change adaptation on 16 April, 2013. The package includes the EU strategy on adaptation to climate change and a Green Paper on insurance in the context of natural and man-made disasters.
Excerpt:The Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) offers a new research position. The successful applicant will be involved in the research on climate change mitigation policies. Applications will be evaluated on an ongoing basis until the position is filled; first assessment of applications mid-February 2013.
Excerpt:The UrbanFood (Plus) Network West Africa/ Germany announces 20 PhD and Post-doc positions at the Universities of Kassel, Bochum, Göttingen and Freiburg to be filled by February 2013.