Land use, CAP, Environmental governance, climate policy
Excerpt:The Institute for European Studies at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel is hiring a researcher who is expected to work on issues of international and European climate law and policy.
Excerpt:The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) is looking to employ a person on a fixed-term employment contract between September 2013 and September 2016 for the post of a Senior Researcher. The position will be based in the Environmental Governance Studies Unit of the Environmental Policy Centre, located in the SYKE office in Joensuu.
Excerpt:Negotiations on reform of the common agriculture policy (CAP) have reached a critical stage, with uncertainty continuing over the fate of the Commission’s proposals for 'greening'.
Participatory Impact Assessment of Agricultural Practices Using the Land Use Functions Framework: Case Study From India
Excerpt:What do different stakeholders think of the changing trends in agricultural practices and related policies? Using the participatory impact assessment (PIA) method involving farmers, researchers and voluntary workers, the authors of this paper assess the impact of recent policy-driven farming practices.
Excerpt:In the book “Peri-urban futures: Scenarios and models for land use change in Europe” the challenges to governance and spatial planning for urban regions and for the urban fringe in particular are presented by means of six case studies in Europe and one in China.
Excerpt:The International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG - www.iccgov.org) - a think tank focusing its activities on climate policy design and governance - is calling for applications for a six-month visiting research position for PhD Students or Post Docs.
Excerpt:The Institute of Geography at the University of Bern is now inviting for applications to fill a PhD position in the research group "Urban and Regional Planning". The deadline for application is 20 May, 2013.
Excerpt:The Forest Ecology Group at ETH Zürich is seeking to appoint a PhD student to examine the impact of land use change and temperature increase on mountain landscapes.
26th PhD Workshop on International Climate Policy - Studies in Economics, Politics and Social Science
Excerpt:The 26th PhD workshop on "International Climate Policy" will take place from 25-26 April, 2013 in Paris, France. This year's workshop will focus on studies in economics, politics and social science. The deadline for the submission of papers is 15 February, 2013.
Excerpt:This paper examines the potential impact of agricultural and trade policy reform on land-use across the EU focussing particularly on the issue of land abandonment. It estimates the extent of change across Europe under removal of Pillar 1 support payments and trade liberalisation. ...