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51 Annual Meeting of the

Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation

20-24 July 2014, Cairns, Australia

As a sponsor of ATBC2014, CIFOR is hosting two symposia and participating in others. In these sessions, CIFOR scientists will join with other researchers, NGO representatives, students and industry leaders to explore such topics as:

  • How dry forests contribute to livelihoods
  • The role of forests in food production
  • How bushmeat harvesting can improve food and income security in Amazonia
  • The design of large-scale land allocation and conservation programs in the Wallacea region
  • The soil dynamics in a tropical forest transition in Borneo.

CIFOR is participating in the following sessions:

Monday, 21 July
14:30 – 18:00
Meeting Room 3
Bush Meat & Wildlife Trade
Chair: Nathalie Van Vliet
Symposium: Innovative ways for conserving the ecosystem services provided by bushmeat
14:30 – 14:45
Meeting Room 3
Bush Meat & Wildlife Trade
Nathalie Van Vliet
Bushmeat research in the past three decades: What has it changed for sustainable hunting?
16:15 – 16:30
Meeting Room 3
Bush Meat & Wildlife Trade
Miguel Pinedo-Vasquez
Towards sustainable bushmeat procurement to improve food and income security in Amazonia
16:45 – 18:00
Great Hall
Methods
Chair: Amy Ickowitz
Symposium: Nutrition-sensitive forest policy and landscape management
17:15 – 17:30
Great Hall
Methods
Samson Foli
The contribution of forests to food production in humid and dry forest landscapes: A systematic review
Tuesday, 22 July
10:45 – 11:00
Meeting Room 1
Forests, Soils & Ecosystems
Imam Basuki
Oral Session: Soil dynamics in tropical forest transition: A case study from Borneo, Indonesia
Wednesday, 23 July
16:15 – 18:00
Great Hall
Conservation Biology & Dry Forests
Chair: Terry Sunderland
Symposium: Global Dry Forests
16:45 – 17:00
Great Hall
Conservation Biology & Dry Forests
Houria Djoudi
Dry forests and livelihoods: A review
17:00 -17:15
Meeting Room 3
Wallacea
Yves Laumonier
Designing large-scale land allocation and conservation programs in Wallacea region: Revising Moluccas Seram Island priorities

 

Related Website:

Bushmeat Website

bushmeatBushmeat is a major source of food and income for millions of tropical forest inhabitants and rural communities worldwide — but sharing data on harvesting has been difficult, until now. Enter the Bushmeat Research Initiative’s new, dynamic website.

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