The presentations from the first Africa-China AFORPOLIS workshop are now available in PDF versions. Please kindly click on the name of each speaker to get access to the related presentation. The missing documents are the ones for which the AFORPOLIS coordination has not received an explicit agreement of authors to share their talks.
Keynote 1 : Chimère Diaw, “Beyond carbon: win-win investments and partnerships to govern African forestlands for societies”
Talk 1 : Zhun Mao, ” Why do forest and agro-forestry ecosystems matter for environmental sustainability? “
Talk 2 : Samuel Assembe-Mvondo, “Mapping Chinese forestry investments in Cameroon: actors and trade flows”
Talk 3 : Alain Karsenty, ” Addressing subcontracting issue to improve tropical timber production in the Congo basin ”
Talk 4 : Wen Zhou, ” Concessions in the crosshairs: African elephants, Western conservationists, and Chinese logging companies in Gabon, Central Africa “
Parallel session 1: Community forestry – governance and livelihood
Talk 1 : Eliezer Majambu, “Can traditional authority improve the governance of forestlands in the Congo (DRC)?”
Talk 2 : Patrice Bigombe-Logo, “Close to the forests, out of the benefits? community forestry and inequality in Cameroon”
Talk 3 : Lilian Laurin Barros, ” Independent forest monitoring and sharing of benefits from logging for the benefit of neighbouring communities ”
Parallel session 2: Forest resources and local development
Talk 4 : Lucie Temgoua, “Developing forest plantations from local level: Can peasants make the difference in Cameroon?”
Parallel session 3: Biodiversity preservation and sustainability
Talk 1 : Edgar Ambassa Ongono, “Deforestation, mining and biodiversity: empirical observations from East Cameroon”
Talk 2 : Jingwei Zhang, ” China in Africa: forest and biodiversity challenges and opportunities ”
Talk 3 : Serge Bobo Kadiri, ” Managing forestlands for biodiversity preservation: opportunities and challenges in Congo basin “
Parallel session 4:Wildlife, trade and illegality
Talk 2 : Simon Essissima, ” Monitoring and punish illegal hunting: experience from Cameroon “
Talk 4 : Nan Jiang, ” Policies and practices in combatting illegal trade of timber and wildlife in China, and the needs for China-Africa cooperation “
Parallel session 5:forestland-use, logging and certification
Talk 1 : Jianmin Xiao , ” Assessment of the Chinese Forest Investors’ behaviors in Africa-based on the investigation in Mozambique”
Talk 2 : Corneille Kumbazi, ” Emergence and evolution of Chinese logging companies in DRC”
Talk 3 : Eric Dassie Wendji, ” Chinese operators and forest certification initiatives in the Congo basin “
Parallel session 6: Timber and legality processes
Talk 2 : Samuel Assembe-Mvondo, ” Does the origin of investments affect managerial practices? case of Chinese investments in forest sector in Cameroon”
AFORPOLIS initiative is a scientific network that aims to advance cutting-edge knowledge on the emergence and evolution of the governance of African forestlands.
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