Wednesday, May 21, 2008


CALL FOR PAPERS: Conference on Provoking Change: Strategies to promote forest users in the Amazon

The International Congress "Provoking Change: Strategies to promote forest users in the Amazon", which will take place in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, from the 10th to the 14th of November 2008. The purpose of the event is to create a platform for dialogue between scientists, politicians, development agencies and representatives from civil society to catalyse a process of reflection on the options and requirements of a broader operational framework for sustainable development based on the use, management and conservation of the forests of the Amazon region.

Expressions of interest from the public at large to participate in the Congress and from those who would like to submit papers to present at the event are invited. Please send your expressions of interest to the Congress Secretary, Inka Montero, at

Full registration of participants for the Congress will be possible from 1st of May. Details of the procedure for the presentation of abstracts are available at Deadline for abstracts: June 30th, 2008.

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