Members of the GET-LDC project participated in the Second Biennial Conference of the Political Ecology Network (POLLEN) which took place in Oslo. The title of the conference was POLLEN18: Political Ecology, the Green Economy, and Alternative Sustainabilities.
GET-LDC organised one of the panel sessions titled: The Green Economy Transition in the Global South: Barriers and Opportunities in Southeast Asia. The sessions included some of the results from the GET-LDC project as well as other issues affecting Green Economy Transitions in Lao PDR and Cambodia. Copies of the presentations are available here:
Marketta Vuola – What is a Green economy? A Case study on Cambodia and Laos on the transition towards a greener future
Mira Käkönen – Enclaves as failures: Hydropower and current limits to the green economy in the Mekong region
Michael Dwyer – Painted into a corner: The conflicted, evolving geography of REDD+ in Laos
Nicholas Hogarth – Forest and environmental income dependency in Laos: Comparing three districts along a development gradient in Luang Prabang Province