IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management, West & Central Asia is organizing International Conference on Biodiversity, Ecosystem and Climate Change in collaboration with Department of Zoology, University of Karachi from July 25-27, 2017 at the University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan.
ESP connects over 3000 ecosystem services scientists, policy makers and practitioners who work together in more than 40 Working Groups and a growing number of National Networks on all continents. ESP regularly organises World and Regional conferences and provides many Services to further enhance the application of ecosystem services for nature conservation, ecosystem restoration and sustainable management. Partner up with ESP and join in the global effort for the future of our Natural Capital!
The knowledge-sharing event is on the topic From Payments to Co-investments in Ecosystem Services held by The International Centre for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF). (ICRAF)-World Agroforestry Centre of the CGIAR system –has worked on operationalising payments for ecosystem services (PES) schemes in Asia, since 2002, throughthe IFAD-funded Rewarding Upland Poor for Environmental Services (RUPES)project phase I (2002-2005) and phase II (2008-2012), and the subsequent IFAD-funded project called Climate-smart, tree-based, co-investment in adaptation an mitigation in Asia(Smart-Tree Invest), which was recently completed in March 2017.
All session descriptions for the ESP 9 Conference are now available online!
Thirty sessions, covering a wide range of ecosystem services topics, will be organised during the conference. The sessions at the are clustered according to the ESP Working Groups, Regional Chapters, and General sessions.
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In this months’ issue of the ESP Update you will find updates on the coming ESP World Conference on the theme “Ecosystem Services for Eco-civilization: Restoring connections between people and landscapes through nature-based solutions”, the latest news about the ESP Asia regional office, and more.
The call for ABSTRACTS is open for this year’s IUFRO 8.01.02 Forest Landscape Ecology Conference under the theme The Green-Blue Nexus: Forests, Landscapes and Services.
Deadline for abstract submission 14 July 2017. [Read more…] about Call for abstract for IUFRO 8.01.02 Landscape Ecology Conference 2017