Opportunities around the world

Global Forest Watch (GFW) 2017 call for Small Grants Fund applications now open

Global Forest Watch (GFW) is thrilled to announce the 2017 call for proposals for the Small Grants Fund. Now in its fourth year, the Small Grants Fund supports non-governmental organisations by providing financial and technical support to optimise their use of GFW tools and data for better forest monitoring and management.

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MSc in Global Prosperity

Are you looking for a Masters programme that disrupts conventional paradigms and develops new approaches to complex problems?

Do you want to provoke new ways of thinking about prosperity and to design new models for prosperous societies?

Do you want the freedom to develop your own projects, with the support of a world-class research team?

The MSc in Global Prosperity is a one-year programme (available full-time and part-time), which examines the theories and practical methodologies for advancing sustainable global prosperity.

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Healing Garden on Fejø and Fejø Retreat volunteering

On our small island of Fejø in Denmark we run a local LAND Centre with a lot of learning opportunities for permie volunteers.

We work with a gift economy, we offer you food and accommodation, a lovely stay and a learning experience, you help us out with loads of stuff that has to do with running the place - from weeding to serving herbal tea for the guests and to cook communal meals and baking bread. We ask you kindly to stay here for at least 3 weeks.

Please find more info at Fejoeretreat.dk

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Internships in Sustainable Agriculture - Peru 2017

The Alliance for a Sustainable Amazon (ASA), a non-profit organisation working in the southeastern Peruvian Amazon, is seeking interns to assist its international team of biologists and conservationists with various projects spanning biological research and monitoring, and sustainable tropical agriculture.
Interns are based at Finca Las Piedras, the ASA’s field site in Peru’s Madre de Dios Department.

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Cultural Landscape Adaptation - Call for Chapters

In recognition of the growing importance of studies regarding Cultural Landscapes the Faculty of Architecture - University of Lisbon (Portugal) along with IGI Global Publications (Pennsylvania - USA) invites researchers and practitioners worldwide to submit a chapter for the book "Handbook of Research on Methods and Tools for Assessing Cultural Landscape Adaptation" which aims at reflecting on the different perspectives of cultural landscape research in a interdisciplinary scenario and the different meanings of socio-ecological interpretation providing guidance for the development of landsc

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Volunteers wanted for a Cocoa Agroforestry project in Sierra Leone

Please visit: https://cacaoeleggua.com/blog/ for a more comfortable read. You can also browse the website and the history of the project.

Volunteers needed for Cacao Elegguá, an agroforestry and permaculture, eco-building construction project on an Eco Farm situated in Kenema, Sierra Leone.

Our Ethos
We blend agriculture, forestry and environmental sustainability to enhance positive interactions between trees, crops and livestock.
We employ local population and develop knowledge in the community.

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We are looking for help with general maintainance and gardening on a eco farm in the green heart of Latvia

Living with and from nature, Speaking 4 languages (Latvian, German, English, Russian) . We love Kids (we have Linda 11, Lukas 8 and Elina 2 (old) ) and yours (if so) are always welcome. We have a dog, a cat, chickens, goats and pics . Soon we will have a donkey too. We have 4 Ha Farmland and garden and 2,5 Ha Forest. In the house and 5 barns are always something to do (Renovating, and more) The woods have to be cleaned up and there are some trees to be cut also. We have a big garden with potatoes, salad, fruits and much more( in summer).

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Translating Children in Permaculture resources

The Children in Permaculture project are writing various resources in English to help educators learn more ways to engage children in permaculture. These are: Case studies, session plans, activities, curricula, manual and a training course. We are looking for volunteers to help with translations. The project partners are particularly interested in hearing from native speakers of the following languages who can translate from English into: Italian, Czech, Slovenian or Romanian.

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