Developing Countries, evaluation, risk management, Policy appraisal, Poverty, Agricultural policy
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.
Excerpt:The 2nd European Environmental Evaluators Network Forum will take place from 9-10 April, 2013 in Stockholm, Sweden. The upcoming event will be about the evaluation of sustainability transitions with a focus on innovation programmes and environmental policies and objectives.
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. ...
Excerpt:The South African Young Scientists Summer Programme (SA-YSSP) is currently accepting applications for doctoral students from IIASA's member countries to spend three months at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa. Applications are due on 1 October, 2012.
Excerpt:The Ecologic Institute has been commissioned to conduct an ongoing evaluation of LIAISE which will accompany the project over its course. The main focus of the evaluation is to provide timely feedback in order to induce critical reflexions during the course of the project. ...
Excerpt:The new book "Sustainable Developement, Evaluation and Policy-Making" edited by Anneke von Raggamby and Frieder Rubik contributes to the discourse of evidence-based policy-making.
Excerpt:The Tenth Biennial Conference of the European Evaluation Society will be held in Helsinki, Finland. Its topic is "Evaluation in the Networked Society: New Concepts, New Challenges, New Solutions".