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Doctoral fellowship to study the impacts of biofuels expansion in Latin America

The Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA) at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona offers a Doctoral Fellowship to investigate the ecological, economic and social implications of soy cultivation in Paraguay.

Common Voices Issue N.6

We present the Common Voices Issue N.6

Initiated as a build up towards the Conference on Commons - IASC2011( hosted by FES in collaboration with IASC in the city of Hyderabad in January 2011), and part of the larger Initiative on Commons, the 'Common Voices' is a newsletter that regularly highlights themes of commons.

All the issues of Commons Voices are available here:

From the Editorial:

Water International Special Journal Issue: July 2013

Water International Special Journal Issue: July 2013
Water Commons: Devising Diverse Solutions

Everisto Mapedza: International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
Bryan Bruns: Consulting Sociologist
Mark Giordano: International Water Management Institute (IWMI)

This Special Issue is inspired by the 2011 meeting of the International Association for the Study of Commons in which issues of the commons with respect to

2011-12 Membership Drive

This year IASC invites you to support the association and become member with a direct invitation from Susan Buck, current President.

Commons are spaces of collective action where communities maintain the environment to sustain their livelihoods and cultural values.
The commons are particularly important to the livelihoods of poor people in the South, to environmental integrity in the South and North, and to mitigating and adapting to climate change.

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