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December 2nd-5th, 2016: Second Annual FLARE Conference

Second Annual FLARE Conference

December 2-5, University of Edinburgh, U.K.

The FLARE (Forests and Livelihoods: Assessment, Research, and Engagement) network’s 2nd annual meeting aims (1) to advance cutting-edge knowledge and practices regarding forest-based livelihoods, governance, biodiversity, and climate change; (2) increase dialogue and interactions between practitioners and researchers/scholars; and (3) create a global community of practice on forest-livelihood interactions. The meeting will focus on the approaches, methods, tools, and indicators to assess how, where, and why governing forest and forest mosaics for improving livelihoods works, and how it can be strengthened.

Conference Themes:

  1. The future of forest work and communities
  2. Forests in flux
  3. Developing approaches and indicators to assess social and ecological outcomes
  4. Linking practice and research
  5. Pathways to prosperity
  6. Implementing forest & livelihood policies

Click here to learn more about FLARE and the conference details!