Third ESP Africa Conference

Ecosystem services for the future:

Delivering value for Nature, Livelihoods and Economic Investment

The Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP) is happy to announce that its third ESP Africa Regional conference will take place in Musanze, Rwanda from 7-10 December 2021. The conference theme is 'Ecosystem services for the future: Delivering value for Nature, Livelihoods and Economic Investment'.

The ESP Africa 2021 Regional Conference is part of the annual cycle of ESP regional conferences around the globe. The regional conferences follow our world conferences, of which the last world conference in Germany hosted more than 750 delegates from over 65 countries.
ESP conferences are open to both ESP members and non-members.


Call for abstracts

The call for abstracts is OPEN. The deadline for abstracts submission has been extended to 15 August 2021. Please check the call for abstracts page for more information and to submit your abstract. 
On the session overview page, you can find the overview of all accepted conference sessions. When you click the session title, the session description for that session will open.

ICCB 2021 congress

We are pleased to announce that ESP Africa 2021 will be held in collaboration with the ICCB (International Congress for Conservation Biology) 2021 Congress. The ICCB 2021 congress will take place 12-16 December 2021 in Kigali, Rwanda at the Kigali Convention Center.
ESP delegates have a great opportunity to participate in the ICCB congress right after the ESP conference. For more information, please see the ICCB website.

Call for sessions

The call for session proposals is officially closed. The deadline for session submission was 30 October 2020. In case you missed the deadline or would like to submit a late session, please check the call for sessions page for more information and to submit your late proposal.  


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