This IUFRO International and Multidisciplinary Scientific Conference 'Forest-related policy and governance: analyses in the environmental social sciences' will be held in Bogor- Indonesia, October 4 - 7, 2016. This conference is hosted by Bogor Agricultural University and University of Goettingen, co-hosted by the Indonesian Forestry Scholar Association (PERSAKI) as well as the Research, Innovation and Development Agency - Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Indonesia.
This international scholarly conference aims to be the global scientific hub for forest-related social sciences research including studies on forest-related empirical fields. This conference will compile latest scientific advance in forest-related policy analyses as well as wider forest-related governance studies e.g. political science, sociology, anthropology, human geography, regional development, economics, psychology, environment, forest history, legal studies, livelihood and tenure analyses. It strives to accommodate theoretical, methodological and empirical contributions from around the globe in topical sessions. In addition, the conference aims to provide a platform for science-based contributions in interfacing scientific knowledge into policy and management practices. It hence dedicates a prominent session to trans-disciplinary questions at the science-policy interfacing and includes contributions from various disciplines on this issue as well.
Under the following 5 themes, more than 30 sessions have been proposed along which the conference will be organized:
1. Forest and environmental governance
2. Forest economy and environmental policy
3. Co-management, forest products and smallholders
4. Multi-stakeholder collaboration in forestry and environmental management
5. Forest land use, assessments and certification schemes
Deadline for abstract submission: July 1,2016
Notification of acceptance: August 1, 2016
Deadline for full paper submission: September 1st, 2016