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Jul 4, 2012 by Judith Nzyoka Usambara Mountains, Tanzania, are recognized internationally as one of the world’s most bio diverse ecosystems and conservation efforts, they face an ongoing threat from clearing for smallholder agriculture. As many remaining fragments of forest lie on farmers’ properties, often in the form of modified agroforestry systems, a potential means […]

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Apr 12, 2012 By Lucie Andeltová edited by Judith Nzyoka The direct approach of PES has the potential to promote conservation and sustainable use of ecosystem services and biodiversity and at the same time offers spectacular cost-savings relative to less direct approaches – thus making a more efficient use of available conservation finance (OECD, 2010; Ferraro […]

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From CAPRi News The UK Department for International Development (DFID) is seeking to recruit leading scientists, academics and researchers in various fields of natural and social sciences to serve as Senior Research Fellows. Their work will be to undertake specific tasks to be agreed in the design and execution of research programmes. Experts and researchers […]

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Full scholarship for MSc in Climate Change and Development at University of Sussex/Institute for Development Studies, UK A full scholarship (fees plus maintenance and travel) funded through the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship scheme is available for applicants to the MSc in Climate Change and Development programme for entry October 2011. Note: Potential applicants must undertake the […]

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AWARD is a professional development program that strengthens the research and leadership skills of African women in agricultural science, empowering them to contribute more effectively to poverty alleviation and food security in sub-Saharan Africa. AWARD is a project of the Gender & Diversity Program of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). The AWARD […]

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