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Fellowship positions offered

Do you want to work for an organization that supports the work of the UNCCD? On this page we offer a selection of fellowship opportunities, all linked directly to capacity building within the framework of the UNCCD.

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Fellowship positions 

If you are interested in a specific topic, you can filter the list below by clicking on one of these links:  
     Agriculture   |   Awareness raising   |   Biodiversity   |   Climate change   |   Drought     
Ecology   |   Food security   |   Forests   |   Funding and resource mobilization   |   Gender
   Land degradation and restoration   |   Land management   |  Migration     
Fellowship in Sustainability Studies at Yale University

Yale University invites applications from emerging scholars and early career faculty for appointment as the James and Mary Pinchot Fellow in Sustainability Studies.

Date: 31/12/2015

Topic: Biodiversity; Forests; Land management

Harvard University Environmental Fellows Program

The Harvard University Center for the Environment is seeking fellows to work for two years with Harvard faculty members in any school or department to create new knowledge while also strengthening connections across the University's academic disciplines.

Date: 13/01/2016

Topic: Ecology; Biodiversity

CCAFS Flagship on Policies and Institutions calls for interns or PhD fellows
Internship; Fellowship

Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) Flagship 4 is looking for interns and PhD fellows to cover a multitude of topics related to policies and institutions for climate-resilient food systems.


Topic: Agriculture; Land management

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: Land degradation and restoration; Soil science

The IUCN Environmental Law Centre (ELC) Fellowships and Internships
Fellowship; Internship

The IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) Environmental Law Centre is a centre that recruits interns and fellowships from around the world.


Topic: Awareness raising; Biodiversity; Climate change; Ecology; Forests; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations

International fellowship: Bringing together foresters from around the world

Work at the World Forest Institute for 6 to 12 months together with forestry and forest products professionals from around the world!


Topic: Forests; Land management

Scholarships and fellowships for students from Commonwealth countries

These awards enable Commonwealth citizens to study for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in other countries.


Topic: Agriculture; Biodiversity; Climate change; Ecology; Food security; Poverty reduction/Development

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.


Topic: Food

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