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A Special Issue of Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment (AGEE), focusing on agricultural biodiversity in Africa is being prepared. Please refer to the ‘Aims & Scope’ of Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment for details.  Please NOTE that the emphasis of AGEE is on experimental papers that report unpublished research results focusing on the inter-linkages between agroecosystems and […]

Call for Applications for Residencies at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center.

 Through conferences and residencies, the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center, in Northern Italy, supports innovations that change the way we solve global problems.  Here people of diverse expertise and backgrounds come together in a thought-provoking, collegial environment that helps promote impact on a wide range of world issues. The Residency Program allows for one-month of focused work, […]

2010 Belpasso International Summer School

The Economics of Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity Conservation The Faculty of Agriculture of the University of Catania (UNICT), the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) and European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE) are the partner organizers of the Belpasso International Summer School on Environmental and Resource Economics. The School is hosted in the city of in […]

World Conservation Congress

World Conservation Congress 6th to 15th September 2012, Jeju, Republic of Korea The 2012 World Conservation Congress will be held from 6 to 15 September 2012 in Jeju, Republic of Korea. Leaders from government, the public sector, non-governmental organizations, business, UN agencies and social organizations will discuss, debate and decide solutions for the world’s most […]

Payments for Environmental Services: an incentive to environmentally friendly farming?

Agriculture is a key activity in maintaining the world’s variety of breeds and crops. An upcoming mechanism to stimulate environmentally friendly farming is PES, or Payments for Environmental Services, in which a “buyer” pays for farmers’ environmental efforts. Would farmers be interested to engage in such a mechanism? Who would want to pay farmers? In […]

ANNOUNCEMENT: The WCS Research Fellowship Program

The WCS Research Fellowship Program (RFP) is a small grants program administered by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Institute which, from 1993 to 2007, funded over 300 proposals totaling more than $3 million. The RFP grants help build research capacity for the next generation of conservation practitioners worldwide. The Program supports individual field research projects […]