Wednesday, September 05, 2012


TRAINING: Wageningen Course on Competing Claims on Natural Resources

The competing claims approach is a response to failing conventional NRM approaches that tend to embrace a discourse of inclusiveness and ‘easy’ win-win situations and that are unable to deal with conflicting interests, the different perceptions of stakeholders on conservation vis-à-vis development, power imbalances across and between multiple scale levels in the NRM sectors, and the implications of rapidly changing global-local interrelations in environmental governance and markets.

Course objectives

The overall aim of the course is to contribute to sustainable natural resources management by building capacity to manage (potentially) conflicting claims on natural resources. Upon completion of the course you will:

Target audience

The course has been designed for:

The deadline to apply for a Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) scholarship for this course is October 1, 2012

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