Policy Workshop on Poverty, Livelihoods and the Environment
The workshop was supported by UK DFID and focused on the outputs of the PANRUSA (Poverty, policy & natural resource use in southern Africa) and MARENA (Natural resource management institutions in post-conflict countries) DFID-funded research projects
was set up to enable representatives of the governments of the
countries in which the research was conducted, NGO staff, the researchers
and their collaborators, and DFID staff, to meet and discuss the overall
research findings of the projects
report summarises activities and outcomes, and is primarily
intended for participants at the workshop, who are conversant with the
summary project outputs.
The meeting will allow the transfer of project findings between parties at a level not achieved by the regional community based workshops that will occur in July 2001.
The workshop will involve PANRUSA ( Sheffield) and MARENA (Sussex), two DFID funded research projects. This will introduce a further country dimension (Mozambique) but also consideration of policies and NR issues that affect post-conflict situations.
The aims of the workshop are:
PANRUSA will, in July 2001, have held its dissemination workshops in all regions/communities in which research has been conducted. Following these workshops, the project team will integrate the outcomes of discussions, to feed into the end of project workshop.
If you would like further information about the workshop, or PANRUSA or MARENA research activities, please contact Chasca Twyman (PANRUSA) or Elisabeth Harrison (MARENA)