Monday, April 22, 2013


CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP) Conference 2013

The World Agroforestry Centre and the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry’s component on Landscape Management for Environmental Services, Biodiversity Conservation and Livelihoods are hosting the sixth international Ecosystem Partnership (ESP) conference in Bali, Indonesia, 26–30 August 2013.

The emphasis of the conference will be on the practical application of the ‘ecosystem services’ concept in planning, management and decision making and on the development of case studies.

Like the previous conferences, the program will consist of a mix of plenary sessions, workshops (organized by ESP working groups), open-space sessions (proposed and organized by participants) and special sessions devoted to specific topics proposed by the co-organizers and sponsors.

The conference includes excursions to experience various ecosystem services’ schemes or related practices in Bali. There will also be a summer school on ‘practical tools for assessing ecosystem services’ on either side of the conference dates, starting Saturday morning, 24 August, and ending Sunday evening, 1 September.

Deadline for submission of abstracts for oral presentations (for all types of sessions) is May 1, 2013.

More information.

Deadline: May 1, 2013.

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