Monday, 12 May, 2014 (All day) to Thursday, 15 May, 2014 (All day)

The RP-PCP (Research Platform - Production & Conservation in Partnership) and the AHEAD-GLTFCA initiative are co-organizing a conference in Zimbabwe from May 12-15, 2014, with a special focus on the Great Limpopo and Kavango Zambezi transfrontier conservation areas (TFCAs). The theme of the conference, "Management of Protected Areas and their Peripheries in Southern Africa: Has Anything Changed with the Creation of TFCAs?" sets the stage for five thematic sessions that will address:

  1. TFCAs as complex socio-ecological systems: drivers of TBNRM
  2. Agriculture and animal production activities within TFCAs
  3. Animal and human health in the management of TFCAs
  4. Policy, law and other legal instruments for the governance of TFCAs
  5. Human security in TFCAs: approaches and models

Proposals for presentations (oral presentations, speed presentations or posters) are now being accepted. For questions and / or more information on the call for papers, please see the conference flyer downloadable at http://www.rp-pcp.org/events/rp-pcp-ahead-conference or contact aheadpcpconfproposal[at]gmail[dot]com


For booking arrangements and other logistics details, please contact pcpahead[at]gmail[dot]com and merle[at]mpu.co[dot]za. The deadline for submission of abstracts is Friday March 28, 2014.

Event Venue: 

Zimbabwe - venue to be confirmed



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