Sustainable Development, Land use, Agriculture, IA Tools, RIO+20, governance, Policy Assessment
Excerpt:The organizing committee of the 9th International Conference in Interpretive Policy Analysis with the theme "Governance and Beyond: Knowledge, Technology and Communication in a Globalizing World" is calling for proposals for full, paper-based panels, roundtables, and individual papers. Submission deadline is 17 January, 2014.
3rd European Environmental Evaluators Network Forum ‘Linking Evaluation Findings to Enhancing Sustainability’
Excerpt:The 3rd European Environmental Evaluators Network forum 'Linking evaluation findings to enhancing sustainability' will be held on 28-29 April, 2014 at the Finnish Environment Institute, Helsinki, Finland. ...
Excerpt:The GlobalFood Program at the University of Göttingen will organize the second Global Food Symposium on 25-26 April, 2014 in Göttingen, Germany. The aim of this Symposium is to discuss new research findings and policy challenges related to the global agri-food system transformation.
Excerpt:The 11th European IFSA Symposium will take place from 1-4 April, 2014 in Berlin, Germany.
Excerpt:Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei and the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change have an opening for applied environmental and/or energy economists with strong research skills
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: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.
Excerpt:Talks must start urgently on allocating the world's remaining ‘carbon budget’ – the amount of greenhouse gas that can be emitted without triggering dangerous climate change – according to Lord Nicholas Stern. Without radical policies to cut emissions, humanity will use up its budget within 15 to 25 years, the leading climate economist has warned.
Excerpt:In July and September 2013 the Environmental Policy Research Centre (FUB) conducted two one-day trainings on policy Impact Assessment (IA), particularly on methods for IA. ...
Excerpt:On 20 September, the European Commission released a much-awaited policy framework for forestry that attempts to balance increasing demand for wood with sustainability goals, and bring more coherence into a fragmented policy area. ...