PIM is supporting participation of social scientists from across CGIAR in the XVII Biennial IASC Conference, entitled ‘In Defense of the Commons: Challenges, Innovation, and Action’. The conference will be held at the Catholic University of Lima, Peru on July 1-5, 2019.
The conference will bring together experiences and lessons from around the world to reflect on the multiple ways in which different actors have sought to maintain and defend the commons, as well as the challenges and opportunities faced by the commons in the 21st century.
PIM colleagues from Bioversity International, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), International Water Management Institute (IWMI), World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF), and other partner organizations working under Flagship 5: Governance of Natural Resources will be presenting in multiple sessions and participating in multi-stakeholder dialogues. The selection of PIM colleagues' presentations is listed below. See the full conference program for more details.
Gender and socioecological systems
Restoration and agrobiodiversity
Chair: Adam Drucker (Bioversity International)
Politics, law and the commons
Challenges in implementation and outcomes of collective tenure reforms for securing rights
Investment pathways and impacts following forest rights devolution in Guatemala, Mexico and Nepal
Chair: Steven Lawry (CIFOR)
Multi-stakeholder platforms to strengthen natural resource governance
Chairs: Blake Ratner (CoRe), Ruth Meinzen-Dick (IFPRI), Anne Larson (CIFOR)
Pathways to increase synergies between value-chains and landscape-based governance of zero-deforestation commitments
Gender Balance in the Commons Management Practices and Studies II
Multi-stakeholder Forums and the promise of more equitable and effective land-use decision-making. Part 1: lessons for the Amazonian commons
Chair: Anne Larson (CIFOR)
Behavioral Experiments I
Chair: Wei Zhang (IFPRI)
Ecosystem Services and Collective Action: New commons, New governance challenges III
Multi-stakeholder Forums and the promise of more equitable and effective land-use decision-making. Part 2: comparative results from research in Brazil, Ethiopia, Indonesia, and Peru
Chair: Juan Pablo Sarmiento Barletti (CIFOR)
Behavioral Experiments II
Rangelands and transformation and the commons
Land and territorial tenure rights and security
Linking governance of forest and water: Lessons for policy and practice from the "water towers" of East Africa
Chair: Esther Mwangi
CIFOR at #iasc2019
IFPRI at #iasc2019
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