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5th Annual FLARE Network Meeting

23 - 25 Aug 2019, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, United States.

The FLARE Secretariat is excited to host the 5th annual FLARE meeting in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Join us for a few warm summer days, to collectively reflect on the ways in which FLARE has revealed and produced new knowledge about forests and livelihoods.

Meeting themes

  • 5 Years of FLARE: Themes, Change, and Lessons Learned
  • Acknowledging Failure: Learning From Perverse Outcomes and Unintended Feedbacks
  • Beyond the Household: Measuring the Impacts of Forest Change on Communities, Economies, and Ecologies
  • Environmental Ethics, Equity, Justice, and Activism
  • Forests and Livelihoods as Complex Socio-ecological Ecosystems
  • Forests & Livelihoods in the Context of Rural-Urban Transformations
  • Forests and the SDGs
  • Forest Policy Mixes: Trade-Offs and Synergies Between Forest Management Institutions
  • Formality and Informality in Forest-related Livelihoods
  • Gender, Forests, and Livelihoods
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of Forest Policies and Interventions
  • Political Instability and Change
  • Sharing Successes in Forest and Livelihood Research and Practice

Key Dates
Feb 08: Call for abstracts distributed
May 01: Abstracts and financial assistance requests due
May 14: Decision Notifications
May 15–Jun 01: Earlybird registration
Jun 02-Jul 01: Regular registration period
Jul 02-Aug 10: Extended registration for observers
Aug 10-Aug 23: Late registration
Jul 07 (approx.): Draft program shared with participants
Jul 21 (approx.): Conference room blocks released (book your accommodation early!)

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