Doctoral Defence and mini-seminar

Daniel Etongo will have the public defence of his doctoral thesis title: Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Southern Burkina Faso: Understanding the drivers of change and options for revegetation. His Opponent will be Doctor Arild Angelsen, Professor at School of Economics and Business, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB) and Senior Associate, CIFOR.

Time: 13 of May at 12:00
Venue: UH Main Building, 3rd floor, Auditorium XII (Unioninkatu34)

As part of the formal activities VITRI organised a mini-seminar titled: The REDD+ road from Paris. The keynote speaker was Prof. Angelsen with a commentary by Dr. Maria Brockhaus, Senior Scientist at CIFOR.

The presentation by Prof. Angelsen can be found from the LINK

VITRI at HENVI Science Day 2016

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VITRI in alongside fellow researchers from Development Studies and the Dept of Environmental Sciences, participated in the HENVI Science Day 2016. The topic of the activity was Environmental vulnerabilities in the globalizing world: How to adapt and manage change? And included presentations by international keynote speakers and Finnish experts.

As in previous year, the HENVI Science Days builds on the experiences of one of the HENVI funded project, in this case the EnvGov project (Environmental vulnerability, social resilience and multi-scale governance) where Prof. Markku Kanninen, Maarit Kallio and Adrián Monge are participating on behalf of VITRI

More information about the activity can be found in the LINK