Workshop Overview/Book of abstracts

This page contains a list of all the workshops/sessions which will be held during the Africa ESP conference. By clicking the workshop/session the book of abstracts will appear. 

The workshops are clustered according to the ESP Working Groups: Open Topic/Special Sessions (O), Sector-oriented sessions (S) Thematic Working Group sessions (T)

O. Open Topic/Special Sessions

S. Sector-oriented sessions Workshops

T. Thematic Working Group sessions

The numbers in the workshop ID's correspond to the sub-groups within the Workings Groups.


O.  Open Topic/Special Sessions 

O1 Measuring sustainability for the Sustainable Development Goals (Monday 21 Nov, 14:30 - 16:15)

O2 Collective action for ecosystems management and food security sustenance in Africa (Tuesday 22 Nov, 13:30 - 16:30)

O3 Empowering Local Communities using Low-key Ecosystem Services Assessment and Valuation toolkits and methodology (Monday 21 Nov, 14:30 - 16:15)

O4 Ecosystem Services for Sustainable Food and Agriculture (Monday 21 Nov, 14:30 - 16:15)

O5 Ecosystem Services in Landscape approach (Monday 21 Nov, 14:30 - 16:15)

O6 Macro-economic policies and ecosystem services (Tuesday 22 Nov, 13:30 - 16:30)

O7 The future we want: Youth perspectives on ecosystem services (Thursday 24 Nov, 13:30 - 16:30)

O8 Open topic session (combined with S6/T12) (Thursday 24 Nov, 10:00 - 12:30)


S. Sector-oriented sessions

S1a Agricultural landscapes and ecosystem services as solution space for the SDGs (Thursday 24 Nov, 10:00 - 12:30)

S1c Perennial grasses and their ecosystem services in smallholder crop-livestock mixed farming system of Eastern Africa (Tuesday 22 Nov, 10:00 - 12:30)

S1d Bioenergy and ecosystem services: Exploring trade-offs at the energy, food, environment and poverty nexus in Africa (Tuesday 22 Nov, 13:30 - 16:30)

S3b Potentiality of forests trees in the countries SDG's from carbon sequestration point of view (Tuesday 22 Nov, 10:00 - 12:30)

S5b Business-focused perspective on investments in ES (Tuesday 22 Nov, 10:00 - 12:30)

S7 Nature-based Tourism & Recreation in Africa for Sustainable Development (Thursday 24 Nov, 13:30 - 16:30)


T. Thematic Working Group Sessions

T6b Understanding nexus of ecosystems and human health to achieve SDGs in Africa (Tuesday 22 Nov, 10:00 - 12:30)

T7a Estimating the Economic Value of Ecosystem Services for Better Decision Making (Tuesday 22 Nov, 10:00 - 12:30)

T13 An alternative approach to restoring communities & ecosystem services (Tuesday 22 Nov, 10:00 - 12:30)

T14 Enhancing ecosystem services by managing soil for water (Tuesday 22 Nov, 13:30 - 16:30)

T15 Improving the evidence base for the links between enhanced ecosystem service generation and rural livelihood benefits (Thursday 24 Nov, 10:00 - 12:30)

T16 Linking Sustainable Development to Payments for Ecosystem Services – Exploring the effectiveness of PES at different scales in Africa (Thursday 24 Nov, 13:30 - 16:30)

T18b Key Policy Messages to Help Deliver the Sustainable Development Goals (Tuesday 22 Nov, 13:30 - 16:30)


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