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INSTAAR seminar: Karen Bailey - Climate change, social capital, and sustainable livelihoods in...

Monday, April 19, 2021, 12:00PM - 1:00PM

Speaker

Karen Bailey

ENVS

Full title

Climate change, social capital, and sustainable livelihoods in conservation landscapes

Abstract

Dr. Bailey will discuss her ongoing work to understand human-environment interactions for the intersecting goals of wellbeing of vulnerable populations, equity, and conservation. She will share findings from research across Sub-Saharan Africa with smallholder farming communities living in conservation landscapes. She will focus on case studies from Southern and East Africa to highlight the importance of social capital and local organizations to support sustainable rural livelihoods and conservation goals under changing climatic conditions. She will also briefly describe her work to support justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in STEM.

Audience

All are welcome, from CU or from the community. Please contact instaar@colorado.edu for the Zoom link and password.