17 June 2019

10:00 - 12:00

Registration & Poster installation

12:00 - 13:30

Opening & Welcome (Grande Salle Cristal)

Welcome by Préfet of Kloto

Remarks by Local Organising Committee

Remarks by Prof.Guelly, Univ. of Lomé

Official Opening by His Excel. Minister of environment

Group photo

13:30 - 14:30

Keynote and time for discussion

Martieuw Chimere Diaw: The Africa IPBES Assessment and Africa Model Forest Network

Reflection by ECR & questions from audience

14:30 - 15:00

Coffee-break

15:00 - 17:30

Sessions 1 - 2

Session 1: Local perceptions of Ecosystem Services in West Africa (S9b)

Session 2: Rapid ecosystem services assessment tools in Africa: where are we now and where are we heading (T1a and T1b)

17:30 - 18:00

ESP Forum

19:00

Welcome reception and traditional dance (Jardin du Grand hotel du 30 Août)

18 June 2019

08:00 - 08:30

Day Registration

08:30 - 09:30

Keynote speaker

Mark Schauer: Valuation of ecosystem services: costs and benefits of sustainable land management

Reflection by ECR & questions from audience

09:30 - 10:30

Session 3

Session 3: Economics of land degradation in Africa: managing land for human well-being (T13)

10:30 - 11:00

Break

11:00 - 12:30

Sessions 4 and 5

Session 4 Exploring value pluralism on the contributions of cultural ecosystem services to well-being: Lessons and challenges for managing ecosystems towards sustainability (T8)

Session 5: Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) scheme to enhance biodiversity conservation and economic development (T16)

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch

 

14:00 - 15:30

Sessions 6 and 7

Session 6: Local perceptions of Ecosystem Services in West Africa (S9b)

Session 7: Local knowledge and the definition of ecosystem services and disservices (S9c)

15:30 - 16:00

Break

16:00 - 17:00

Sessions 8 and 9

Session 8: Young ecosystem services specialists nurturing cross-disciplinary learning to strengthen capacities on ecosystem services research in Africa (G3)

Session 9: Ecosystem Functioning - Open session (G0b)

 

19:30

Conference dinner (Grand hotel du 30 Août)

19 June 2019

08:00 - 08:30

Day Registration

08:30 - 09:30

Keynote speaker

Jan Philipp Schägner: Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Africa: State, Trends and policies

09:30 - 10:30

Session 10

Session 10: Ecosystem Services under climate change in Africa (G4)

10:30 - 11:00

Break

11:00 - 12:30

Sessions 11 and 12

Session 11: African mountain biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and the Sustainable Development Goals (B3/S8)

Session 12a: SDGs and Biodiversity (Davnah Payne): Introduction

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 15:00

Session 12b: SDGs and Biodiversity (Continued)

15:00 - 15:45

Final Keynote

Davnah Payne: Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment, University of Bern, Switzerland:" Global Mountain Assessment: changes in biodiversity and ecosystem"

15:45 - 16:15

Break

16:15 - 17:00

PANEL with organisers and keynote speakers: Reflection and way forward

17:00

Closing ceremony

20 June 2019

21 June 2019

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