Mangrove Forest Restoration and Management: Social & Governance Dimensions

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Join USAID LandLinks and a panel of experts, for an interactive online discussion on Mangrove Forest Restoration and Management: Social and Governance Dimensions, Thursday, February 15, 2018, starting at 9:00 am EST.

Mangrove activities have primarily focused around the biophysical and ecological dimensions of mangrove planting and protection; while the social dimensions of mangrove restoration, including governance and tenure arrangements, have largely been left on the margins. This webinar will open the conversation about the preconditions that are necessary to successful mangrove management, and provide a learning space that encourages broad participation and discussion between USAID missions, implementing partners and the global community of mangrove experts.

Hear perspectives on these important #landmatters from mangrove experts in the field, including:

  • Global Study of Mangrove Governance: Dr. Esther Mwangi from the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR);
  • Vietnam Coastal Spatial Planning and Mangrove Management Experiences: Dr. Nayna Jhaveri from USAID-funded Tenure and Global Climate Change project;
  • Ghana Coastal Sustainable Landscapes Experiences: Dr. Steve Dennison from United States Forest Service (USFS); and
  • Mozambique USAID-funded Coastal City Adaptation Project (CCAP) Experiences: Dr. Salomao Bandeira, Olanda Bata and Casimiro Antonio.


Thursday, February 15, 2018
9:00-10:30am EST
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Stephen Brooks, Land Tenure and Resource Governance Advisor, USAID E3/Land and Urban Office


Esther Mwangi (CIFOR); Nayna Jhaveri (USAID-funded TGCC project); Dr. Steve Dennison (USFS Coastal Sustainable Landscapes Project); Dr. Salomao Bandeira, Olanda Bata and Casimiro Antonio (USAID-funded Coastal City Adaptation Project).