Use and conservation of the wild coffee forests in Ethiopia

Invitation to an ARTS seminar on 12 July

© by Uni Bonn

Lecturer: PD Dr. Christine Schmitt, Center for Development Research (ZEF)

Content: The Ethiopian moist montane forests are renowned for their high species diversity, including the endemic Coffea arabica L., and for high levels of threat from human land-use pressure. This talk will highlight the effects of coffee management on the forest vegetation and discuss options for reconciling conservation goals and local livelihood needs.

Venue: University of Bonn, Institut für Geodäsie und Geoinformation, Nussallee 1, Room:    HS I

Date/Time: Thursday 12 July / 5 - 6 pm

Further information: http://www.zef.de 

Organizer: ARTS (Agricultural Sciences and Resource Management in the Tropics and Subtropics)