impact assessment, Developing Countries, evaluation, risk management, Policy appraisal, Agricultural policy
Excerpt:The International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) invites you to submit your paper and/or poster for its conference "IAIA14: Impact Assessment for Social and Economic Development" until 6 December, 2013. The Conference will take place in Viña del Mar, Chile, 8-11 April, 2014.
Excerpt:The faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) of the University of Twente is currently offering a tenure-track position. Females who hold a doctoral degree, have postdoc experience and excellent potential for a successful scientific career in the area of geo-information science and earth observation are invited to apply.
Excerpt:Impact Assessment (IA) is increasingly used by the European Commission and Member States to assess the potential economic, social and environmental consequences of new policy initiatives. To support the IA process, the European research LIAISE project is developing a Toolbox.
Belpasso International Summer School on Environmental Economics "Frontiers in Economics of Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk Reduction Financing Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Adaptation"
Excerpt:The broader objective of the Belpasso International Summer School is to provide advanced training for young researchers who are also EAERE members from all over Europe and beyond on European issues of environmental and resource economics.
Excerpt:Doctoral or post-doctoral research opportunity at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, addressing GHG mitigation in US agriculture with a specific focus on nitrogen and policy processes.
Excerpt:The International Council for Science (ICSU), the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UN-ISDR) invite applications for the important post of Executive Director of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) programme, which is becoming vacant on 30 November, 2013.
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:The European Commission's Joint Research Centre is looking for a senior researcher (15 years relevant experience, or PhD+10 years) for a 2 year grantholder position at its Ispra, Italy location to support the European Platform on Life Cycle Thinking/Assessment.
Excerpt:The paper discusses the mainstreaming of ecosystem services into policy making which requires a framework that allows the transition of the scientific concept into the rationale of policy making. The autors hypothesize that the procedure of policy impact assessment is a suitable venue for this transition.
Excerpt:This course provides an overview of leading industry practice of SIA consistent with IAIA's International Principles for Social Impact Assessment. The course addresses current issues and topics that are relevant to the business of managing the social impacts of planned interventions.