22.04.14

Johan Oldekop joins IFRI as Marie Curie Research Fellow

Dr. Johan Oldekop has joined the International Forestry Resources and Institutions (IFRI) network at the University of Michigan for a two year fellowship under the Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowships Programme.

17.03.14

Dr. Jojo Nem Singh to present at the York Centre for Asian Research, Canada

Dr. Jojo Nem Singh, Lecturer in Development and Research Associate in SIID, will be giving a guest lecture at the York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) on 25th March: “Researching Contentious Politics and Mining Regimes: Comparisons from Latin America and Southeast Asia”

15.01.14

Dr. Jojo Nem Singh to embark on WUN funded project: Developing compatible energy & climate strategies.

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Jojo Nem Singh will be partnering with Dr. Hårvard Haarstad (University of Bergen, Norway), and James van Alstine (University of Leeds) on a new research program aimed at exploring and developing compatible climate and energy strategies. The program, supported by the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) Research Development Fund, […]

13.11.13

Dr. Johan Oldekop returns from IFRI meeting on community forestry

SIID Research Associate, Dr.Johan Oldekop, has recently returned from the US after participating in a workshop on community forestry hosted by SESYNC  at the University of Maryland and organised by IFRI at the University of Michigan, whom he will join as Marie Curie Research Fellow in March 2014. The workshop was the second of three Venture […]

14.10.13

Drs. Chasca Twyman, Johan Oldekop and Jojo Nem Singh secure ESRC funds to develop a workshop series on Natural Resource Management

SIID are pleased to announce that three of our staff members, Drs. Chasca Twyman, Johan Oldekop and Jojo Nem Singh, have been awarded an ESRC Research Seminars Series grant to fund workshops on the theme: “Interdisciplinary Exchanges: Natural resource management in the 21st century” This two-year seminar series will aim to identify and address current […]

03.10.13

Dr. Johan Oldekop on Community-Based Natural Resource Management: Land Tenure is not Enough

Dr. Johan Oldekop has written an article on the issue of land tenure and local governance in community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) for The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Sustainable Livelihoods newsletter. The article highlights the importance of understanding the socio-economic and conservation trade-offs that influence local decision-making processes, and is written as […]