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Vacancy: Postdoctoral Researcher in Grassland Ecosystem Valuation

The Agricultural Economics and Policy Group and the Grassland Sciences Group at ETH Zurich seek a postdoctoral researcher with a background in ecosystem service science or economic valuation to contribute to the research area of ecosystem service valuation. The position is offered within the project ‘Portfolio management to value grassland ecosystem goods and services in Swiss agriculture (VALUEGRASS)’.

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TEEBAgriFood: Call for Expressions of Interest/FixFoodMetrics

On 30 November, Nature published a piece on the need to “Fix food metrics“. In the article, Pavan Sukhdev, Peter May and Alexander Mueller argue that “for sustainable, equitable nutrition we must count the true global costs and benefits of food production”, presenting a compelling narrative on the rationale and ambitions of TEEBAgriFood. The paper has already begun to turn heads and spark interest.

The TEEB Office therefore, extends the Call for Expressions of Interest to Sunday 11 December at midnight in order to allow researchers and practitioners in the agriculture and food / science-policy space the opportunity to get involved in this important initiative.


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Vacancy: Expert position in transnational ecosystem services project

The Centre for Ecological Research of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA ÖK) is seeking a qualified and motivated individual who will play a pivotal role in providing guidance on ecosystem service (ES) assessments in the project ‘Ecosystem services of karst protected areas – driving force of local sustainable development’ (Eco Karst).

Eco Karst is a recently approved project funded under Interreg Danube Transnational Programme. The project aims to combine and customize different disciplines and methods for ES assessment and to apply them to 7 pilot areas from 7 different countries, covering a wide geographical scope of the Danube basin’s Karst regions (Dinaric Alps, Alps, Carpathians).


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