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Announcement: International Course on "Landscape functions and people: Strategic approaches for climate smart, sustainable and productive landscape

Everyone is invited to the International Course on "Landscape functions and people: Strategic approaches for climate smart, sustainable and productive landscape" to be held on 18 – 29 November 2013, Bangkok, Thailand.

 

Introduction

 

As natural resources managers and planners, we are increasingly confronted with large scale developments like globalisation, changing markets, increased resource exploitation and climate change. The landscape approach seeks to link site-level actions to these broader perspectives. This requires new insights in landscape dynamics – and new practical planning tools that differ significantly from conventional practice. Read more

 

Application

 

Interested candidates can apply to Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation for admission to the training. Click here to apply.

 

ITTO fellowships

 

ITTO offers fellowships through the Freezailah Fellowship Fund to promote human resource development and to strengthen professional expertise in member countries in tropical forestry and related disciplines. The goal is to promote the sustainable management of tropical forests, the efficient use and processing of tropical timber, and better economic information about the international trade in tropical timber. Read more. For more information on eligible countries please click here. You can apply online or by email before March 05 on the website. http://www.itto.int/feature20/NFP

 

Fellowships

 

A limited number of fellowships is available from Nuffic - the Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP) for nationals of certain countries. In order to apply for such a NFP fellowship, you have to register through the Nuffic Scholarship Online (SOL) system. Applications for NFP fellowships should be submitted before 07 May 2013. SOLS opens on March 01. You will be informed by Nuffic whether your application has been accepted. More information on the NFP fellowships.

 

Important

 

Please note that for a valid NPF fellowship application you need to register directly at CDI as well as at Nuffic (SOL). Your fellowship application will not be taken into account if you register with only one of these two institutions.

 

For more information, contact:
Cora van Oosten
Course coordinator
Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) Wageningen UR
P.O. Box 88, 6700 AB Wageningen, The Netherlands
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