CIFOR at ATBC 2014

Bushmeat was on the menu in Cairns.

Why is data on the urban bushmeat trade so scarce in the Amazon? What contributions does bushmeat make to poverty alleviation in the region? How has the research and policy debate over bushmeat evolved?

These were some of the questions CIFOR researchers sought to answer at the 51st annual meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC), held last month in Cairns, Australia. Click here, here and here to see CIFOR presentations from the conference about a crucial source of food and income in the tropics.

Dry forests and food security were also key topics of discussion; CIFOR presentations on these topics will be posted here in the weeks to come.