PhD positions on Innovation in the Digital Age offered by the Wageningen University and other international partners
The Wageningen University (The Netherlands), the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Research Programme on Integrated Systems for the Humid Tropics, and other international partners, are recruiting 10 PhD students for their collaborative programme entitled:
Responsible life-sciences innovations for development in the digital age: Environmental Virtual Observatories for Connective Action (EVOCA) in crop, water, livestock and disease management.
Topic: land management; environment; ecology; Agriculture
IPBES call for young fellows pilot programme on land degradation and restoration
The Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Young Fellows Pilot Programme is targeting young scholars who wish to gain experience by participating in the development of regional and sub-regional thematic assessment on land degradation and restoration in Africa, Americas, Asia-Pacific, Central Asia and Europe.
Topic: land management; ecology; Biodiversity; Drought
PhD Research opportunities at ISRIC
The International Soil Reference and Information Centre (ISRIC) welcomes researchers and students to collaborate on global and regional soil information related initiatives.
Topic: Drought; land management
Oportunidades de investigación en el Centro de Interdisciplinario de Estudios Latinoamericanos (ILZ)
The main objectives of the Interdisciplinary Latin America Center (ILZ) at the University of Bonn include, among others, developing and implementing applied research projects and study programs in Latin America; reaching out to the next generation of students and academics interested in research on Latin America; and cultivating and publicizing the research, teaching and consulting related to Latin America at the University of Bonn.
Topic: Capacity Building Topics
PhD Fellowships at The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)
For developing countries, and especially the Least Developed Countries, The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) offers more than 300 PhD fellowships a year at some of the most respected institutions in the developing world. These fellowships are hosted in Brazil, China, India, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico and Pakistan.
The World Bank Group Fellowship Program
The Africa Region of the World Bank Group is launching the World Bank Group Fellowship Program for Ph.D. students of African descent.
Topic: Food; Poverty Reduction; Forests
Research opportunities in Sustainable Land Management (RAU UK)
The research in the School of Real Estate and Land Management of Royal Agricultural University Cirencester UK embraces a range of disciplines from policy evaluation to sustainable development and market analysis.
Topic: Drought; Education
International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP), Germany - Developing Country Scholars
Capacity building through education and training is an important element of our work as we aim to broaden and strengthen the community of young social scientists working on the human dimensions of global environmental change (GEC). The IHDP network includes members from over 115 countries and facilitates collaboration among more than 550 active project researchers, creating linkages among scientists and policymakers and strengthening research capacities in developing countries.
Topic: Poverty Reduction; Climate Change; Education; Biodiversity