Development, climate, eco-system services, Economic Modelling
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: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.
Excerpt:The SEEK Workshop on "Non-linear Modelling: Theory and Applications" is organised within the framework of the research programme 'Strengthening Efficiency and Competitiveness in the European Knowledge Economies' (SEEK) and will take place in Mannheim, Germany from 12-13 December, 2012.
Excerpt:The Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution (CLRTAP) under the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) was established in 1979 to control damage to ecosystems and cultural heritage from acid rain, initially in Europe. ...
Excerpt:The IUCN World Conservation Congress is the world’s largest and most important conservation event. Held every four years, it aims to improve how we manage our natural environment for human, social and economic development. ...
Excerpt:The "Global Governance 2022: Designing the Future of International Institutions" (GG2022) program brings together young leaders for three 5-day dialogue sessions in Berlin, Beijing and Washington, DC., between August 2012 and May 2013. ...
Excerpt:The Department of Animal Ecology & Systematics, Faculty of Biology and Chemistry, Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen, Germany, is currently seeking a highly motivated candidate for a PhD position in ecological-economic modelling.