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Here you can see conferences and conference panels organized by SCIFOR partners as well as presentations given by SCIFOR partners.

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2017

Wild harvests, governance and livelihoods in Asia
SCIFOR co-organized and -hosted an international conference in Kathmandu, Nepal entitled ‘Wild harvests, governance and livelihoods in Asia’ 30 November to 2 December 2017.
Learn more here: www.whgla.org 

IUFRO (International Union of Forest Research Organizations) 125th Anniversary Congress
SCIFOR was represented with a session entitled "The role of forestry science in promoting resilient and carbon dense forests" at the IUFRO (International Union of Forest Research Organizations) 125th Anniversary Congress, which took place at the Konzerthaus in Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, from 19 to 22 September 2017. The panel consisted of four presentations by Bijendra Basnyat, Eliezeri Sungusia, Srijana Baral and Numan Amanzi and a debate led by Jens Friis Lund - all focused on the role of scientific forestry, management planning and forest inventories in participatory forestry processes in Nepal and Tanzania. Bijendra Basnyt  also presented a paper at the same conference entitled “Hidden incentives in Nepal timber value chain” in another panel. All presentations - including talk abstracts - can be found by clicking on the names of the presenters.

Seminar
Seminar at the College of Forestry, Wildlife and Tourism, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania March 7, 2017. Jens Friis Lund represented some of SCIFOR’s research in a presentation entitled Imagined forestry: lessons from past and present.

National Workshop on Silviculture, Department of Forest, Department of Forest Research and Survey (DFRS), Federation of Community Forest Users Nepal (FECOFUN), Association of Collaborative Forest Users Nepal (ACOFUN), and Forest Action Nepal
Bijendra Basnyat presented the paper “Branding Scientific Forestry in the Community Forestry of Nepal: A Case Study from the Midhill District” at a National Workshop on Silviculture, Department of Forest, Department of Forest Research and Survey (DFRS), Federation of Community Forest Users Nepal (FECOFUN), Association of Collaborative Forest Users Nepal (ACOFUN), and Forest Action Nepal, 19-21 February, 2017.
You can find the paper on page 232 in the conference proceedings here.

Bir Bahadur Khanal Chhetri and colleagues presented the paper “Are We Doing the Right Things in the Right Way? Relevance of the Forest Inventory Data for Deciding Silvicultural Operations in the Terai Community Forest of Nepal” at a National Workshop on Silviculture, Department of Forest, Department of Forest Research and Survey (DFRS), Federation of Community Forest Users Nepal (FECOFUN), Association of Collaborative Forest Users Nepal (ACOFUN), and Forest Action Nepal, 19-21 February, 2017.
You can find the paper on page 200 in the conference proceedings here.

2016

4th Forest Science Forum—the International Conference of Forest Multi-functional Management
Bijendra Basnyat presented the paper 'Community Forestry in Nepal: From Co-management to Government' at the 4th Forest Science Forum—the International Conference of Forest Multi-functional Management, 24-27 October 2016, Beijing, China.

IUFRO International Conference Bogor, Indonesia
Bijendra Basnyat presented the paper 'Interests of Forest Bureaucrats in Community Forest Management Plan Revision in the Western Hills of Nepal' at the IUFRO International and Multi-Disciplinary Scientific Conference: Forest-related policy and governance: Analyses in the environmental social sciences, 4-7 October 2016, Bogor, Indonesia.

SCIFOR Mid-term workshop
SCIFOR held its mid-term workshop with all project partners present in Tanzania August 10-12, 2016. See PhD student status presentations here.

SCIFOR Tanzania Stakeholder Forum
SCIFOR held its second Tanzania Stakeholder Forum August 9, 2016.
See the presentation of project progress given at the forum here.
See the proceedings here.

Political Ecologies of Conflict, Capitalism and Contestation (PE-3C)
International Conference, Wageningen, July 7-9 2016.
Jens Friis Lund presented the paper ‘Change as commodity: Rethinking Tanzania’s REDD+ process’ that was later published in the journal World Development.

SCIFOR Nepal Stakeholder Forum
SCIFOR held its second Nepal Stakeholder Forum March 1, 2016.
See the presentation of project progress given at the forum here.

2015

Research seminar at the Department of Human Geography, University of Stockholm
Jens Friis Lund represented SCIFOR at a research seminar at the Department of Human Geography, University of Stockholm, September 11, 2015.

SCIFOR Tanzania Stakeholder Forum
SCIFOR held its first Tanzania Stakeholder Forum June 11, 2015.
Read the proceedings from the forum here.


PHOTO: Participants at the first SCIFOR Stakeholder Forum in Tanzania, 2015

Responsive and Deliberative Governance in Natural Resources Management and Policy
Jens Friis Lund represented SCIFOR at a research and PhD seminar ‘Responsive and deliberative governance in natural resources management and policy’ at Joensuu, University of Eastern Finland, April 16-17, 2015.

2014

SCIFOR Nepal Stakeholder Forum
SCIFOR held its first Nepal Stakeholder Forum November 9, 2014.
See the presentation of the project given at the forum here.

5th Student Conference on Conservation Science – New York.
October 14-17, 2014. New York City, NY, USA. Paper presentation by Rebecca Leigh Rutt.

ISSRM 2014
SCIFOR was represented at the ISSRM 2014 conference in Hannover, Germany, June 9-13, 2014 with an organized session entitled ‘Science and Power in Participatory Forestry’. For presentations, please see below: