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KNOWLEDGE CONSOLIDATION WEBINAR SERIES

Episode 3: Nature-based solutions for conservation and sustainable development

Programmes

HI-LIFE

Venue

Online (Zoom)

Date & Time

25 August 2022 to 26 August 2022

Contact

Srijana Joshi Rijal

Register Abstract submission Concept note

 
Nature-based solutions for conservation
 
The third episode of the webinar series will provide a platform to share case studies, experiences, and innovative practices from the Far Eastern Himalaya Landscape (FEHL), and the wider HKH and other mountain regions across the world, that focus on nature-based solutions to address socioeconomic and environmental challenges such as poverty, disaster reduction, erosion, pest infestation, pollution, and extreme weather while achieving net gains in biodiversity.

Sustainable development in the FEHL is threatened by declining ecosystem services, environmental degradation, climate change, natural disasters, poverty, food insecurity, and inadequate infrastructure and services. Integrating biodiversity conservation and local development has always been a challenge, especially in a priority conservation area like the FEHL. Nature-based solutions have the potential to protect, sustainably manage, and restore ecosystems while addressing societal challenges such as climate change, biodiversity loss, poverty, and inequality.  They also offer opportunities to meet critical societal needs while building long-term environmental and economic resilience.

 

Call for abstracts

We invite abstracts for the third webinar on 25-26 August 2022. Selected abstracts will be published in a compendium and authors will be invited to present their work at the webinar.

 

Scope

  • Nature based solutions/ecosystem-based adaptation to address climate change, poverty reduction, and natural disasters
  • Green mountain economy, green ways of production and consumption, and sustainable livelihoods
  • Valuation of ecosystem services/nature’s contribution to people
  • Financial incentives for biodiversity conservation

 

Guideline for abstracts

  • Must be based on best practices and innovative approaches from the Far Eastern Himalaya Landscape, HKH region, or any mountain region
  • Must include a short background, methodology, results, discussion, and conclusion
  • Only abstract submitted in English will be considered
  • The length of the abstract must not exceed 500 words

 

Please submit your abstract here.

 

Timeline

20 July 2022: Call for abstracts for oral presentations

1 August 2022: Registration

10 August 2022: Deadline for abstract submission

12 August 2022: Notifications sent to abstract submitters

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