Regional Symposium on ecosystem services and poverty alleviation in South Asia
Practical approaches to improving human wellbeing and natural resources in South Asia
Organisers: The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and ESPA in close collaboration with the Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation, the Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) Implementation Centre, Nepal
This event explored: How smart upstream-downstream management of natural resources in South Asia could hold the key to sustainable development. Equity and trade-offs in uses of and access to ecosystem services will be a cross-cutting issue—as will learning on ‘research into development impact’.