DDRN Newsletter April 2011:
NRM and Biodiversity
Dear network member,
In this newsletter you can read all news posted on the DDRN website since the previous monthly newsletter (March 2011) related to the theme “Natural Resource Management and Biodiversity".
Please use the headings as links to read more about the news.
Call for abstracts: 25th International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB). December 5-9, 2011 - Auckland, New Zealand. Deadline for submission of abstracts: April 30, 2011.
Call for papers: 13th Annual BIOdiversity of Economics and CONversation (BIOECON) Conference 'Resource Economics, Biodiversity Conservation and Development'. September 11-13, 2011 - Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva, Switzerland. Deadline for submission of papers: May 15, 2011.
Reconciling poverty eradication and quality of the environment: what are the innovative solutions? June 27-28, 2011 - Maison de la Chimie, Paris, France.
For upcoming events announced previously, please visit the DDRN website.
PAPERS AND REPORTS:
Confronting the Global Water Crisis Through Research. SciVal Elsevier report, March 2011.
Assessing the role of economic instruments in a policy mix for biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services provision: a review of some methodological challenges. Norwegian Institute for Nature Research POLICY MIX Discussion Paper 1/2010, by David N. Barton et al., 2010.
For publications announced previously, please visit the DDRN website.
MANUALS AND GUIDELINES:
Managing Private Investment in Natural Resources: A Primer for Pro-Poor Growth and Environmental Sustainability. United Nations Development Program (UNDP) & United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) Poverty-Environment Initiative primer, 2011.
For manuals and guidelines announced previously, please visit the DDRN website.
Terra Viva Grants Update April 2011
For funding sources announced previously, please visit the DDRN website.
NEW LINKS ON DDRN WEBSITE:
African Research Association (ARA)
Course: Introduction to the High Conservation Value (HCV) approach: A practical tool for conserving critical values in production landscapes. Proforest Summer Training Programme 2011. July 22, 2011 - 9:00-17.30 - Harris Manchester College, Oxford, United Kingdom.
Course: Responsible forestry and timber trade: Linking production to changing market requirements. Proforest Summer Training Programme 2011. July 18-20, 2011 - 9:00-17:30 - Harris Manchester College, Oxford, United Kingdom.
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Marianne Hedegaard K. Forti
Danish Development Research Network
Department of Geography and Geology
University of Copenhagen
Øster Voldgade 10
1350 Copenhagen K
Tel: + 45 35322522
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