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Venue:University of Southampton, UK
Multidisciplinary Research Week 2013 at the University of Southampton Ecosystem services is a term used to describe the multitude of resources humans benefit from nature such as clean air, water, and food. As human population grow...
Venue:Charles Darwin House, London, UK
  On the 21st of November, there will be a research theme development workshop for the ESPA 2013 funding call to jumpstart the framing of the research themes. Following the workshop, the ESPA Programme Executive Board will...
Venue:London, UK
The ESPA Science Conference was held in London on 19 and 20 November 2012. The goal of the conference was to bring the ESPA research community up-to-date with developments in ESPA science, including new results, new projects,...
Venue:University of Southampton
The aim of the United Nations ‘World Development Information Day’ is to mobilise world public opinion to development problems and the need to strengthen international cooperation to solve them. The Sustainability...
Modelling and scenario development are central to a number of Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) projects, yet the terms are used loosely and in different ways. The goal of the workshop was to develop a shared...
ESPA-2011 INCEPTION WORKSHOP Charles Darwin House, London Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th September 2012 The ESPA-2011 Inception Workshop (held in September 2012) brought together representatives of the science teams from each...
Venue:Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Paul van Gardingen, ESPA Director, represented the ESPA programme in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in June 2012 in the lead up to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD), Rio+20. There were two main objectives...
The purpose of this workshop was to determine the evidence for different conceptualisations of the links between ecosystem services and poverty alleviation. Particular attention was given to the pathways linking poverty...
Venue:London, UK
Convenors: Paul van Gardingen, ESPA Directorate, University of Edinburgh; Georgina Mace, ESPA Directorate, Imperial College London; Liz Carlile, ESPA Directorate, IIED; Caroline Howe, ESPA Directorate, Imperial College London...
Venue:Grand Committee Room, Palace of Westminster
ESPA hosted an All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) meeting on February 7th. The meeting was part of a series of meetings organised by the International Institute for Environment and Development in the lead up to Rio-2012....