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​ Do you want to work for an organization that supports the work of the UNCCD? On this page we offer a selection of Internships, jobs, consultancies, fellowships and volunteer opportunities, all linked directly to capacity building within the framework of the UNCCD.
PhD positions at the International Center for Water Cooperation

Uppsala University (Sweden) invites applications for three PhD positions at the Research School of the International Center for Water Cooperation.

Date: 01/11/2014

Topic: Water

Several Postdoctoral positions at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) provides full funding for several postdoctoral researchers to perform research in a topic related to energy and Climate Change, Food and Water, and Poverty and Equity.

Date: 01/11/2014

Topic: Food; Poverty Reduction; Renewable Energy; Climate Change

International Postdoctoral Fellowship at JAMSTEC, Japan

Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) wants to help talented young researchers who have completed a promising PhD thesis to develop their scientific excellence in the fields of ocean and earth sciences.

Date: 05/11/2014

Topic: environment; land management; Sustainability; Water

PhD candidate 'Environmental fluid mechanics' at Wageningen University

Wageningen University offers a PhD position to work on a river restoration project currently carried out in the Netherlands, aiming at providing to develop or improve models, guidelines and tools that can be used for river management in the Netherlands and abroad.

Date: 11/11/2014

Topic: environment

Agriconsulting S.p.A. : Climate Change experts
Consultancy; Jobs; Fellowship

Agriconsulting S.p.A. is constantly looking for Climate Change experts to be inserted in their database for future working opportunities in this sector.


Topic: Food; Poverty Reduction; Climate Change

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.


Topic: Food

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

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

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

Scholarships and fellowships for students from Commonwealth countries

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


Topic: Education

Research opportunities in School of Agriculture (RAU UK)

The School of Agriculture from the Royal Agricultural University Cirencester, UK offers various research opportunities at Masters and Doctoral levels.


Topic: Drought; Food

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

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