- Geographical focus : Extra-EU
Excerpt:The workshop will bring together advanced research teams and policy makers to review and discuss innovative methodological strategies to evaluate forest conservation policy instruments, such as protected areas, community forest management, payments for ecosystem services (PES) schemes, forest tenure reform, and regulatory enforcement.
Excerpt:Climate change impacts pose a real and considerable threat to communities living in hot-spots of vulnerability to extreme meteorological and hydrological events. This 2 weeks course aims to strengthen the capacity for coping with natural disasters and improving resilience and disaster preparedness. ...
Excerpt:The International Social Science Council calls for applications for its seminar on "Risk Interpretation and Action: Decision-making under conditions of uncertainty". Participants will become World Social Science Fellows.
Excerpt:Istanbul Quantitative Lectures offers three one-week courses (35 hours each) on the topics "Structural Equation Modeling", "Panel Data Analysis Using Cross-section & Spatial Models" and "Data Mining with R" in 2014.
Excerpt:This two-days conference addresses the question of how academics practice methods of comparison; as well, it seeks to generate an advanced understanding of the methods of comparison used by national governments and international institutions.
Evaluation of Soil Organic Matter Balance Methods as Practice-applicable Tools for Environmental Impact Assessment and Farm Management Support (SOMpatic)
Excerpt:An international workshop on the evaluation of soil organic matter balance methods (SOM balances) will take place on 20-22 November, 2013 in Giessen, Germany.
Excerpt:This is the 6th international conference after the successful and influential conferences in the Netherlands, USA, China, Brazil and India. The common objective is the design of more productive, economic, and sustainable food and energy production systems to meet the challenges of the growing global population.
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:FEEM and CMCC aim to recruiting motivated and talented researchers to cover one open position on climate change and sustainable development economics. The selected applicant is expected to begin his/her assignment in January 2014. The initial appointment is for 12 months and can be renewed for up to 3 years.
Excerpt:The main objective of the conference is to assess the state of the art in quantitative measurement of sustainability, connecting theoretical background, practical assessment and policy perspectives. The event also includes the presentation of the FEEM Sustainability Index (FEEM SI) 2013.