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Poverty/conservation events

In the past, PCLG has organised, or supported, learning events that tackle key issues of relevance to PCLG members. This page provides details of learning events including meeting reports and downloadable presentations.

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18th - 20th June 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark,

The Poverty Environment Partnership's 11th meeting will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark on 18 to 20 June 2007. Capturing ideas and suggestions from the 10th meeting in Nairobi, the overall theme for this meeting will be "Environmental Improvements for...

17th - 21st June 2007, Park City, Utah

The International Symposium on Society and Resource Management is the official annual meeting of the International Association for Society and Natural Resources, an interdisciplinary professional association whose members bring a variety of social...

11th -15th June 2007, Hanoi, Vietnam

Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) play an important role in the livelihoods of the rural poor. While there is growing appreciation of the importance of NTFPs for rural households, especially of the very poor, there are concerns about the potential...

2nd – 6th April 2007, Accra, Ghana

The International Centre for Enterprise and Sustainable Development (ICED), Accra in collaboration with the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium, the University of Ghana Business School, University of Ghent (Belgium) and Katholiek Universiteit...

2nd - 4th November 2006, Vilm, Germany

The German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (Bundesamt fuer Naturschutz, BfN) is organising an international expert workshop at the International Academy for Nature Conservation, on the Isle of Vilm, to bring together practitioners from Germany...

Following on from a side event held at CBD COP8 in March 2005, the PCLG Secretariat has worked with Care International, TILCEPA and the World Commission on Protected Areas to develop the framework for a new WCPA Task Force on Protected Areas and...

31st October - 1st November 2006, Washington D.C., USA

The inaugural WWF Science for Nature Symposium focused on ecosystem services and how to harness their value to conserve biodiversity and enhance human well-being. This is an initiative of the...

5th - 7th September 2006, Cape Town, South Africa

A workshop on the links between the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) and local livelihoods took place on 5-7 September 2006 at the Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Cape Town South Africa. The purpose of the meeting was to...

12th -19th August 2006, South Africa and Mozambique

Funded by the USDA Forest Service Office - International Programs and led by the University of KwaZulu-Natal, a series of African Leadership Seminars are intended to provide a platform through which current conservation issues, in an African context,...

20th - 24th June 2006, Antanarivo, Madagascar

Conservation International's 2006 symposium focussed on the role that Africa's environment - and in particular its biodiversity - can make to achieving the Millennium Development Goals. A full agenda of the meeting and the Madagascar Declaration can...

21 March 2006, Curitiba, Brazil

A side event was held at CBD COP8 in Curitiba on March 21st 2006 highlighting the lack of attention paid to the social equity component of the CBD Programme of Work on Protected Areas.

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12-13 December 2005, UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge, UK

The inception meeting of the Poverty and Conservation Learning Group was convened in December 2005. 46 organisations that are actively involved in, or affected by, conservation-poverty linkages were invited. Of these, 27 organisations were able to...

Great ape range states provide a classic example of the conservation-poverty debate in practice. Since 2009 the PCLG has received additional support from the Arcus Foundation to help achieve three goals:...

The Protected Areas, Equity, and Livelihoods (PAEL) Taskforce, the UNEP-WCMC Vision 2020 project, the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) Poverty and Conservation Learning Group, CARE International and The Nature Conservancy...

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