INTEGRATED RESEARCH AND ENGAGEMENT IN AFRICA: LOOKING TO THE PAST AND DESIGNING INNOVATIONS FOR THE FUTURE

Date: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 -
10:45am to 12:15pm

Lory Student Center : Grey Rock Room

10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Organizer and Moderator: Dr. Kathleen Galvin, Professor, Department of Anthropology; NREL Senior Research Scientist; Director, The Africa Center

Dr. Carla Roncoli, Senior Research Scientist, Department of Anthropology, Emory University‘Engaging different knowledge systems in decentralized water governance in Burkina Faso’

Dr. Colin Thor West, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 

Sahelian Greening: Integrating Ethnography with Remote Sensing in Burkina Faso’

Dr. D. Layne Coppock, Professor of Human-Environment Systems, Department of Environment and Society, Utah State University 

‘Sustainable Pastoralism Requires Improved Governance and Asset Diversification’

Dr. Moffatt K. Ngugi, Agriculture Development Officer, USAID Advisor on Climate and Environment 

‘Sustainably reducing hunger, malnutrition and poverty in African countries through ecosystem science’

Dr. Robin Reid, Professor, Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability; Director, Center for Collaborative Conservation, Colorado State University 

‘Out of Africa: Innovations in Science for Socio-Ecological Transformations’

Dr. Randall Boone, Professor, Ecosystem Science and Sustainability and Research Scientist, Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, Colorado State University 

‘Using Coupled System Modeling to Enhance Ecosystem Services’