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Call for papers: resilience thinking in water resources management

Academics with an interest in resilience thinking can submit a paper proposal to the organizers of a panel at the International Symposium on Society and Resource Management, to be held in Colorado in June 2013. The call reads as follows: “Traditionally, water resources management has been driven by technical knowledge with an emphasis on establishing systems …

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European Climate Change Adaptation Conference 2013

The European Climate Change Adaptation Conference 2013 is an initiative of a number of major European research projects. This will be the first European conference which covers the broad range of issues related to climate change adaptation and follows international conferences in Australia (Gold Coast, Queensland) in 2010 and in the United States (Tucson, Arizona) …

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Land grabbing in Africa and beyond

By Farhad Mukhtarov. One of the most captivating talks at the Earth System Governance Conference in Lund, Sweden this April was by Margaret Carol Lee. The subject of the presentation was on land-grabbing in Africa. She called this as “the crime of the new scramble for the Africa’ black gold — land”. The presentation

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Lund conference on Earth System Governance

Several interesting papers on water governance were presented at the Lund conference on Earth System Governance. Charlotte de Bruyne and Itay Fischhendler presented the results of research on factors which may explain the adoption of conflict resolution mechanisms (CRM’s) in transboundary agreements.

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Call for Abstracts – Symposium on “The governance of adaptation”

On March 22-23, 2012. a two-day symposium will be held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands on “The governance of adaptation”. Topics to be discussed include: the framing of adaptation problems and goals, modes of governance and available instruments, agency and leadership in adaptation governance, and the science-policy interaction and adaptation. You are invited to submit an abstract …

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Conference ‘Linking research to policy in the water sector’ in Europe

On June 9, 2011, a workshop will take place on the theme ‘Linking research to policy in the water sector: Connecting people for a sustainable coastal water management’ at the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in Brussels. The focus of the workshop, according to the organizers, is on improving the science-policy interface in the water sector, and exploring the …

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