Conference: “Sustainable Land Use and Rural Development in Mountain Areas"
The University of Hohenheim, Germany, is organising a conference on sustainable land use and rural development in mountain areas. This conference takes places in the framework of the "Uplands Program".
The Uplands Program is a long-term interdisciplinary research program by research institutions in Germany, Thailand, and Vietnam. The program conducts research on sustainable land use and rural development in Southeast Asia. The institutions include Hohenheim University in Germany, Chiang Mai University, Kasetsart University, Mae Jo University, and Silpakorn University in Thailand, and Hanoi University of Agriculture, Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry, and the National Institute of Animal Husbandry in Vietnam.
Sessions will be organized on:
- Soil care in mountain landscapes
- Supplying, Using, Sharing, and Cycling of Matter and Water
- Linking Highland Farmers to Modern Food Chains
- Land Use and Land Cover Change
- Sustainable and Competitive Livestock Systems
- People Participation in Natural Resource Management
The deadline for registration is 15 Feburary, 2012.
Participants will have an opportunity to make a scientific contribution through a 15-minute oral or a 5-min poster presentation. Extended abstracts must be submitted by 15 November, 2011.