Africa Center Speaker Series: Climate change, social capital, and sustainable livelihoods in conservation landscapes
October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Africa Center Speaker Series: Climate change, social capital, and sustainable livelihoods in conservation landscapes with Dr. Karen Bailey
Description: 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 experiencing drought conditions 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 under changing climatic conditions. She will also briefly describe her work to supporting justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in STEM.
When: Friday October 23rd at 12-1pm
Where: Registration and Zoom Link Info HERE