Sunday, November 25, 2012

International Conference on Forest, Mountain and People 2012 (Event)

This event will take place on December 12 and 13 in Columbo Sri Lanka. The ICRD/ Kumaon University joint Conference on FMP 2012 offers a valuable opportunity to network with colleagues from many countries who share the same goals.

This Conference will provide a unique forum for participants to explore the many multidisciplinary aspects of forest and mountain science. In addition to the outstanding symposia and contributed papers, this event will feature a broad range of technical, social, and legal topics that are of national and international interest ensuring the sustainability of forest and mountain resources.

Conference Themes:

Human interaction & sustainability
Governance and Decision-Making
Ecological and Earth Sciences
Disasters and risk reduction
Cultural heritage and traditional knowledge

Conference Topics:

1. Ecosystem dynamics
2. Forestry & Environment
3. Livelihoods
4. Conservation of forest & mountains
5. Sustainable use and biodiversity
6. Ecological and Earth Sciences
7. Energy & Water Solutions
8. Disasters and risk reduction
9. Climate change
10. Communities and traditional knowledge
11. Natural resource management
12. The policy and regulations
13. Governance & Decision-Making
14. Tourism, Trade & Resource Development
15. Agro Forestry
16. Mountain Dinamics
17. Forestry & Environment
18. Mountain & Forest People
19. Deforestation

FMP2012 welcomes presentations covering scientific, socio-economic and policy issues relating to the above themes/topics.

For more information click here.

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