This international and interdisciplinary conference organized under the auspices of IUFRO on "Forest for People" will be held on May 22-24th 2012 in the middle of the Austrian Alps in a Tyrolean Village. The aim of this conference is to build a systematic body of knowledge about “forest for people” and its various facets, including possible future trends and challenges. The main themes of the conference are:
The conference is addressed to forest managers, scientists, science administrators, policy makers and the interested public audience. The conference is organized by the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) Vienna, Department of Landscape, Spatial and Infrastructure Sciences.
Many organisations are exploring the links between conservation and poverty. See details of all recent and forthcoming meetings and events.
We also periodically organise or support events that tackle key issues of relevance to learning group members. If you are interested events check out our meetings and events page.
The Poverty and Conservation Learning Group is an international network of organisations that promotes learning on the linkages between biodiversity conservation and poverty reduction.
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