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Effects of Community-Based Natural Resource Management on Household Welfare in Namibia
Assistant Professor, Hisham Zerriffi explores the development of a widespread community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) program in Namibia, which makes it an ideal location to analyze the connection between conservation and socioeconomic well-being of local communities.
Risk, Regulation and Controversy: Agricultural Biotechnology in Developing Countries
GM crops are especially controversial in developing countries. This work examines the reasons for controversy, and the analyzes the ability of science-policy infrastructure in developing countries to regulate the use of GM seeds.
Rural Energy and Human Health
Hisham Zerriffi
This project is developing an integrated framework for understanding the complex relationships between rural energy use, socio-ecological systems and human health. It will highlight areas in which further research is needed and where policies can be developed to improve human and ecological welfare.
Publications
Contrasting futures for ocean and society from different anthropogenic CO2 emissions scenarios
New research, based on a study completed by the Oceans 2015 Initiative, examines how climate change will impact fisheries and the many coastal communities that depend heavily on fisheries resources for foods and economic security.
July 02, 2015
Effects of Community-Based Natural Resource Management on Household Welfare in Namibia
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May 20, 2015
Life for sale? The politics of lively commodities
Rosemary-Claire Collard, Jessica Dempsey
A publication in Enviornment and Planning A, co-authored by Rosemary-Claire Collard and Jessica Dempsey, with support from the Liu Scholar Program.
December 04, 2013
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Events
Jul
8
2015
#theGoodMoneytalks - Out of Stock: Climate Change and BC's Seafood Prices
July 08, 2015
Come join a Vancity panel discussion featuring Liu Faculty Associate, Rashid Sumaila, to explore how climate change is depleting B.C.'s seafood supply.
Oct
9
2014
Farming for a Sustainable Planet
October 09, 2014
Join us for an engaging lecture and Q&A by Navin Ramankutty, Professor, Global Food Security and Sustainability, as part of the UBC The Future of Food Global Dialogue Series. Photo credit: Don Erhardt
Oct
30
2013
History, Social Institutions, and the Philippine Biodiversity Crises
October 30, 2013
How did biological and human domains arrive at their present states and influence each other over historical time? A Lecture by Dr. Raul Suarez.
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