Sunday, March 31, 2013


CALL FOR PAPERS: Papers on Central African Forests for September 2013 CAFI Conference [Deadline Extended]

The National Science Foundation-supported Central African Forests and Institutions (CAFI) program of the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and Environment seeks paper and poster submissions for its workshop on Central African Forests in Paris on September 19 and 20, 2013. Deadline for submission has been extended to April 5. The workshop will focus on some of the most critical issues in the region related to forests, governance, climate change, local livelihoods, and driving concerns about power, inequality, and institutions.

The Central African Forests and Institutions (CAFI) Project is an interdisciplinary, multi-year study at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor funded by the National Science Foundation. The workshop will feature thematically organized presentations based on recent research in the region and invites researchers with an interest in social and ecological outcomes and methods relevant to the analysis of such outcomes in forest landscapes. We encourage submissions in particular from graduate students and younger researchers, professionals, NGOs, and activists that address the following five themes relevant to the tropical forests of the Congo Basin:

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Deadline: April 5, 2013

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