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p4ges - Can Paying 4 Global Ecosystem Services reduce poverty?

P4ges researcher, Prof. Julia Jones, to present results at espa-funded symposium on Ecosystem Services for Human Wellbeing

Ecosystem Services for Human Wellbeing: Achievements and Future Research Directions British Ecological Society Annual Meeting at ACC, Liverpool

12th December 2016: 11.15-13.15


Prof. Georgina Mace, DBE, FRS, Head of Centre for Biodiversity and Environment Research, UCL


Prof. Katrina Brown, Chair in Social Science, Environment and Sustainability Institute, University of Exeter


Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation Programme (ESPA) and BES Conservation Ecology Special Interest Group


11.15 Prof. Katrina Brown, University of Exeter:
Responding to change: the future for ecosystem services under the Sustainable Development Goals

11.45 Dr. Esteve Corbera, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona:
Incorporating equity and recognition in biodiversity conservation

12.00 Dr. Caroline Howe, University of Sheffield:
Building bridges – conflicts between different epistemic communities and linking ecosystem services with poverty alleviation

12.15: Dr. Simon Willcock, University of Southampton and Scotland’s Rural College:
Minimum adequate models for mapping ecosystem services in sub-Saharan Africa

12.30 Prof. Julia Jones, Bangor University:
Can payments for global ecosystem services support or undermine efforts at poverty alleviations? Lessons from Madagascar

12.45 Dr. Bhaksar Vira, University of Cambridge:
The political ecology of ecosystem services for poverty alleviation

13.00 Prof. E.J. Milner-Gulland, University of Oxford:
Applying a locally driven, 3-dimensional concept of human wellbeing in conservation