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Call for abstract: Planet Under Pressure - Day 3 Challenges to Progress - Theme: Governing Across Scales

The panel will be at the "Planet Under Pressure" Conference in London from March 26-29 2012 ( This looks like a really interesting forum for exchange on diverse topics related to global change between scientists, policymakers and other key stakeholders. Lin Ostrom is the Chief Scientific Advisor to the conference. The conference website suggests that there is likely to be funding available for coming to the conference, particularly for younger scholars coming from developing countries.

Second Spanish Edition of Elinor Ostrom’s Governing the Commons: The Evolution of Institutions for Collective Action

Available soon: On-line library - Fondo de Cultura Económica

Elinor Ostrom El gobierno de los bienes comunes. La evolución de las instituciones de acción colectiva.

Prologue: José Sarukhán Kermes
Translation and technical review: Leticia Merino Pérez
First english edition 1990

The Commons Digest Summer 2011 issue now online!

We invite you to read the The Commons Digest Summer 2011 issue that is now online!
Issue No. 11 is dedicated to the very successful IASC 13th Biennial Conference, held in Hyderabad, India. Learn about the outcome and most significant events of the Conference through the diverse articles included in this number!

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Fellowship and scholarship opportunities from The CGIAR Gender & Diversity Program

The CGIAR Gender & Diversity Program is happy to share with you fellowship and scholarship opportunities in this issue of Funding News. We would greatly appreciate your assistance in bringing these funding opportunities to the attention of qualified professionals. If you would like more information on the opportunities highlighted here, please contact the respective organizations, their websites are highlighted in the newsletter.

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