EVENT | Impacts, imperatives and emergent governance of REDD+

Researcher-practitioner workshop on 21 February 2018 brings together academics and practitioners to critically reflect on the impacts of REDD+ in Africa

Organiser: Dr Adeniyi Asiyanbi, University of Sheffield

Details:  A researcher-practitioner workshop in collaboration with colleagues from the University of Reading, the University of Illinois and Ahmadu Bello University, ‘Impacts, imperatives and emergent governance of REDD+’ brings together academics and practitioners including African partners to critically reflect on the impacts of REDD+ in Africa, as well as emergent governance of the scheme at the intersection poor performance and new imperatives including the Paris Agreements, the SDGs and extreme nationalism.

Speakers: Chuks Okereke (University of Reading), James Murombedzi (UNECA) Simon Counsell (Rainforest Foundation UK), Mike Riddell (University of Edinburgh), Chris Lang (REDD-Monitor), Edu Effiom (State REDD+ Coordinator, Cross River – Nigeria), Moumini Savadogo (IUCN, Burkina Faso), Camille Elatre (University of Kisangani, DRC) and Nouhou Ndam (WABiCC, Sierra Leone).

Date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Time: All day event, exact times still TBC

Venue: Conference Room, The Interdisciplinary Centre of the Social Sciences (ICOSS), University of Sheffield, 219 Portobello, Sheffield S1 4DP

Registration: The workshop is free to attend, however as places are limited, those interested should reserve a space by emailing a.asiyanbi@sheffield.ac.uk or enuesiri@gmail.com