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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, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED);...
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. Held in...
Venue:Wellcome Trust, London
Assessing the impact of research relevant to international development: sharing lessons and improving coherence This event aimed to enable the Department for International Development (DFID), the Research Councils and other...
Venue:DFID, No. 1 Palace Street, London
  The purpose of this meeting, hosted jointly by ESPA and the Department for International Development, was to examine links between research, knowledge uptake, policy, practice, and results on the ground. The aim was to...
The ESPA annual conference brought together ESPA researchers to share ideas and form new partnerships. In 2011, the conference was held in London (25-28 October).  See the Annual Conference Programme for more detail of what was...
Venue:St Anne's College, Oxford
This page contains links to useful documents from the ESPA Poverty Workshop, held in Oxford on 27 and 28 September 2011. The purpose of the workshop was to develop a framework for the analysis, design, implementation and...