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Scholarships available for the 2019 ACDI Masters in Climate Change

The African Climate and Development Initiative has two scholarships available for 2019: one 1-year Coursework, and one 2-year Dissertation Masters in Climate Change and Development. Please see advert below for: ARUA-CD scholarship advert Coursework ARUA-CD scholarship advert Dissertation   Closing date: 31 October 2018 No late, incomplete or inappropriate applications will be accepted. Please contact the […]

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Postdoc opportunity: Exploring food systems transformations in Africa’s rapidly changing cities

The Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM) at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) seeks applications for a postdoctoral fellowship on African city food systems. The research forms part of an international collaborative project under the auspices of LEAP-Agri and includes researchers from South Africa, Uganda, Netherlands and Belgium. The project aims to promote sustainable and nutrition-secure city food […]

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Available position: Apprentice Landscape Mobiliser position with Living Lands

The vision of Living Lands is ‘Collaborations working on living landscapes’, which encapsulates the building of relationships amongst landscape stakeholders, through a process of social learning, that ultimately leads to collective action towards a healthy and resilient landscape. This is done by means of employing a social change approach as a way to engage stakeholders. […]

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Call for research proposals

BIG DATA AND TRANSBOUNDARY WATER COLLABORATION IN SOUTHERN AFRICA APPLY FOR A SADC-WIDE RESEARCH FUNDING CALL!   This is an announcement of a special research funding call that has been released and is live on the WRC website. Attached are the Terms of Reference and Proposal Application template that you may use to complete to respond […]

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Call for Research Chair: Coupled Human-Natural Systems (CHANS) in Montane Environments as SES

The South African Environmental Observation Network (SAEON) and the Afromontane Research Unit (ARU; based on the Qwaqwa Campus of the University of the Free State) are calling for comprehensive expressions of interest from suitable candidates for a National Research Foundation (NRF) Research Chair in Coupled Human-Natural Systems in Montane Environments. The focus of the Chair […]

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Post-doc position: Exploring Food Systems Transformations in Africa’s Rapidly Changing Cities

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP: EXPLORING FOOD SYSTEMS TRANSFORMATIONS IN AFRICA’S RAPIDLY CHANGING CITIES   Location: South Africa and the Netherlands Start: September 2018   The Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM) at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) seeks applications for a postdoctoral fellowship on African city food systems, beginning early September 2018. The postdoc will be based in […]

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Postdoctoral fellow position available at Dartmouth College

The Environmental Studies Program (ENVS) at Dartmouth College is looking for a postdoctoral fellow. ENVS is a diverse community of scholars who conduct innovative research within and across the natural and environmental social sciences (http://envs.dartmouth.edu). Faculty within ENVS are members of the novel interdisciplinary EEES PhD Program (https://sites.dartmouth.edu/EEES/). The fellow will have the opportunity to […]

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PhD position on the role of global regimes in sustainability transitions

The Department of Environmental Social Sciences (ESS) is looking for a PhD candidate in the Innovation Studies group (Cirus) at Eawag, within the ETH Domain (Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology). Eawag conducts research, education and expert consulting to achieve the dual goals of meeting direct human needs for water and maintaining the function and integrity of aquatic ecosystems. The student […]

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Free online course on resilience thinking for transforming development practice – starts April 30

With concerns about climate and global environmental changes, extreme events, and increases in social, economic, and political shocks, the concept of resilience is proving useful across a range of sectors as a way to understand and respond to a turbulent and often surprise-riddled world. Resilience thinking is more than a theory, more than a set […]

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PhD position with the Rhodes University Sustainable Land Management for Rural Resilience Project (RU-SLMRR)

The Rhodes University Sustainable Land Management for Rural Resilience Project (RU-SLMRR) that forms part of a broader Global Environment Facility 5 (GE5F) funded sustainable land management (SLM) project implemented in South Africa is seeking a PhD candidate to investigate barriers and enablers to community-driven natural resources governance in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. The study […]

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