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March 20, 2021

In this blog post, Dr. Janina Grabs and PhD candidate Sam Levy share some first insights from their work on the effectiveness of zero deforestation commitments (ZDCs) in the Brazilian Amazon’s cattle sector and the Indonesian palm oil sector. The blog post summarises their work as presented in a webinar hosted by the GLP Telecoupling Research Working Group in December 2020.   Read full post

Related Working Group(s): Telecoupling Research Towards Sustainable Transformation of Land Systems

Jobs

April 26, 2021

IISD is looking for a Senior Research Coordinator, Food & Agriculture to join an international team of lawyers, policy advisors, and economists working to change rules and policies on food, agriculture, trade, and investment, starting as soon as possible. Deadline: 14 May

Jobs

April 26, 2021

The UNESCO Division aims to support Member States at a national, regional and global level in advancing science and capacity for sustainable management of their natural resources and biodiversity, through its programs in Earth and Ecological Sciences towards the implementation of Agenda 2030. A special focus is given to UNESCO’s two global priorities, Africa and Gender.

News

April 26, 2021

The Equator Prize 2021 will be awarded to outstanding local community and Indigenous peoples initiatives that advance innovative nature-based solutions for sustainable development. The winners will join a prestigious network of 255 leading community-based organizations from 83 countries that have been awarded the Equator Prize since 2002. 

Event

April 22, 2021

As one of a series of virtual conferences organized by the International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC), this virtual conference aims to broaden a dialogue between traditional commons scholars, practitioners and researchers from the IASC and related global change research communities, regional research networks and organizations working with Indigenous Peoples and local communities. These include but are not limited to the Global Land Programme, the Political Ecology Network (POLLEN), and others. Registration begins: 1 May 2021

Jobs

April 19, 2021

A new newsletter shares open positions in various companies (for now, mostly data science/machine learning opportunities in the US), useful skills and topics to learn to stand out, and snippets on industry updates, and more.

Jobs

April 19, 2021

The Stockholm Resilience Centre is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to develop new tools to map the risk of regime shifts across the world’s ecosystems, to ideally estimate the risks of regime shifts and identify regions, people and activities that may be particularly at risk of regime shifts. Deadline: 7 May

News

April 18, 2021

This call for proposals aims to fill a gap by inviting applied and policy-relevant research that addresses the issue of sustainability in GVCs, using mainly but not exclusively quantitative analysis. Deadline: 23 May

 

News

April 18, 2021

A new Perspective piece in Nature Sustainability proposes ways for conservation science, policy and practice to deliver more effective and socially just conservation outcomes by taking a pluralistic perspective on biodiversity.

News

April 18, 2021

The LANDac Annual International Conference offers a podium for knowledge exchange between researchers, practitioners and private sector representatives interested in land governance for equitable and sustainable development. The LANDac Annual International Conference 2021 will be held 30 June - 2 July in an online format.