Africa Center Map

The Africa Center at CSU: Projects and Partnerships

This interactive map shows the variety of CSU projects in Africa. Browse through the thumbnails, or click on the map for more information on each project!

Do you have a project to add to the map?  If so, please contact Renée.

GDPE Distinguished Ecologist Seminar: Distinguished Ecologist Series featuring the Africa Center's Dr. Kathleen Galvin

The Africa Center's Dr. Kathleen Galvin is scheduled to present her work for the Distinguished Ecologist Series


Wednesday November 1, 2017

4 p.m.

Lory Student Center (LSC) Cherokee Park Ballroom

Reception to Follow


 

The Africa Center and the Center for Collaborative Conservation welcome guest speaker Nickson Parmisa

Nickson Parmisa

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Lory Student Center :: Room 290 - Grey Rock Room

Nickson Parmisa, Maasai Junior Elder and Assistant Chief, Machakos County, Kenya, is the founder of the Naretunoi Community Conservancy where he has worked with many local and international organizations on pastoralism and conservation issues. In his lecture, he will discuss the need for landscape scale approaches to managing wildlife with large home ranges extending beyond the political borders of national parks and protected area.

The Africa Center is excited to share the article, "Q&A with Dickson Ole Kaelo" featuring Dickson Ole Kaelo, CEO of Kenya Wildlife Conservancies. Dickson is a longtime friend and associate of Africa Center Executive Committee Member Dr. Robin Reid. Dr.

The Center for Collaborative Conservation (CCC) invites team applications for the 9th cohort of Collaborative Conservation Fellows. This cohort will join 134 previous fellows as part of a worldwide network of collaborative conservation. The Collaborative Conservation Fellows Program supports faculty, researchers, students, and practitioners using collaborative approaches to conservation and livelihood challenges. For this cohort, we are looking for teams, comprised of practitioners, faculty, and students. The fellowships will run for a full two years, from January 15, 2018 - January 15, 2020. Please visit our website to read the RFP, learn more about the program, and submit your proposal. Applications will be accepted until November 1, 2017.

The CCC Director is Dr. Robin Reid, who is also a founding member of the Africa Center, and a current member of the Africa Center's Executive Committee.  

The Africa Center Coffee Socials are scheduled for 2017-18 school year!

We are excited to annouce the Africa Center Coffee Socials have been scheduled!  The coffee socials offer students, faculty, and community members the opportunity to gather and share their work in Africa, or learn about Africa (for those who have never been).  This is a great way to meet others and discuss collaboration ideas!

African coffee is served, with breakfast snacks, tea, juice, and water.  All are welcome!  

All coffee socials are held in the Montreal Room at Johnson Hall Room 108, which is the School of Global Environmental Sustainability.

The coffee socials for the 2017-18 school year are:

September 6 @ 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

October 4 @ 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

November 1 @ 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

December 6 @ 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

February 7 @ 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

March 7 @ 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

April 4 @ 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

May 2 @ 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

SoGES visiting fellow Dr. Ademola A. Adenle recently published the article, Managing Climate Change Risks in Africa in Ecological Economics.

Check out this recent article from The Conversation that discusses the importance of protecting Africa's unique rainforests.

"Africa’s rainforests are different. Why it matters that they’re protected"

Authors:

Photo credit: Sophie Fauset

Mordecai Ogada, Director of Conservation Solutions Afrika – The Big Conservation Lie

Presenting on his new book The Big Conservation Lie. Sponsored by CSU SOGES the Africa Center and The Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources, Warner College of Natural Resources, Colorado State University.

Variation in population structure and dynamics of montane forest tree species in Ethiopia guide priorities for conservation and research

A Graduate Seminar: FWCB 696 (Course that addresses Africa)

A Graduate Seminar: FWCB 696

When: Fall 2017 Monday (Evenings 6-8 PM); 2 Credits;  Where:  Wagar 107B

Conservation Biology in Practice: International Perspectives from the Field

Dr. Kathleen Galvin, Africa Center Director, professor in the Department of Anthropology, and ​senior research scientist in the Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory recently received two awards; the John N Stern, Distinguished Professor Award from the College of Liberal Arts and the the Distinguished Service Award from the Office of International Programs. 

Africa Center Director, Dr. Kathleen Galvin's Presentation on Conservancies in Africa

Dr. Kathleen Galvin, Director of the Africa Center and Professor in the Department of Anthropology, Colorado State University, discusses her work in Africa with the Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources, Warner College of Natural Resources, Colorado State University. 

Date: February 24, 2017.

Dr. Kathleen Galvin, Director of the Africa Center and Professor in the Department of Anthropology, Colorado State University, discusses her work in Africa with the Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources, Warner College of Natural Resources, Colorado State University. 

Date: February 24, 2017.

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