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Dr. Kofi Akamani presents "Evolving approaches to the governance of forests and water resources and their implications for the resilience of resource-dependent communities."

Everyone is welcome to attend this live Zoom event with Dr. Kofi Akamani. He'll be addressing evolving approaches to the governance of forest and water resources as part of Geography's winter colloquium series.

Click here to join the event Friday at 12 p.m. PST on January 15.

Kofi Akamani is an Associate Professor of Forest Recreation and Conservation Social Science in the Department of Forestry at Southern Illinois University. Akamani conducts research in rural communities in Ghana and the US in order to better understand and enhance the resilience of rural resource-dependent communities and the adaptive governance of forests, water resources, and agricultural landscapes in the face of climate change impacts and other change drivers.

Geography's winter colloquium series is a nine-week series featuring speakers come from diverse backgrounds and engage questions of equity in their research and professional activities. 

Schedule: The series will be broadcast live on Zoom Fridays at 12 p.m. PST from January 15 to March 12. Other speakers include Bryan Tilt, Sandra Coveny, Vivek Shandas, Lynette De Silva, and Tracey Osborne.

Learn more about other talks here.

Friday, January 15 at 12:00pm to 12:50pm

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