Doctoral Scholarship in Forestry based Carbon Markets in Rural West Africa, 2012 Germany

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The Center for Development Research ZEF Bonn offers PhD Scholarship in the field of agricultural economics, forest economics, environmental economics or related field, 2012 Germany

Study Subject(s):Forestry based Carbon Markets in rural West Africa
Course Level:PhD
Scholarship Provider: German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany

-Very good degree (Diploma or Master) in agricultural economics, forest economics, environmental economics or related field.
- Very good knowledge of English and French.
- Knowledge of forest based carbon markets is of advantage
- Work experience in developing countries, particularly West Africa, is of advantage.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes

Scholarship Description: REDD payments to developing countries could provide a more stable, regular and long term income than other economic activities and they could enhance the security and resilience of the poor in the face of exogenous shocks. The overall objective of the proposed research is to assess the potential impacts of carbon markets on land use, income generation and poverty alleviation in the West African Sudanian Savannah region.

How to Apply: By electronically

Scholarship Application Deadline: April 30, 2012 or until position is filled

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