Deadline: 5 February 2017
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is inviting applicants for its Global Forest and Climate Change Programme (GFCCP) that will contribute new knowledge and innovative solutions for combatting deforestation while accelerating restoration.
- Developing sustainable forest and land use scenarios
- Upscaling deforestation-free food and commodity production that relies on restoration strategies
- Achieving private sector deforestation-free commitments
IUCN will provide a research grant (up to US $2,500 per proposal) to support the development of selected papers.
- IUCN seeks contributions from partners, members, research organisations, government institutions, private sector networks and operators with relevant experience implementing and/or supporting ongoing initiatives in relevant sectors: conservation, forestry, agriculture, water management, landscape approaches to planning and management of natural resources, restoration etc.
- The proposals need to be aligned with the objectives of the call, and adhere to the guidelines on length for both the abstract and paper.
- IUCN strongly encourages contributions from organisations and authors from various geographies and backgrounds, all papers should be written in English (UK) and will be required to follow the IUCN Style Guide (full guidelines will be provided to authors of selected proposals).
- Selection of proposals February 17, 2017
- Submission of papers by authors March 24, 2017
- Peer review of papers June 5, 2017
- IUCN publication launch Expected in August 2017
How to Apply
Interested applicants should submit their proposals for papers through the online application via given website.
For more information, please visit IUCN Call for Papers.