New support to the indigenous & traditional peoples and local communities from the Society of Ethnobiology in
Montpellier (France)20–25 May 2012
The goals of the International Conference of the Ethnobiological Society are: examine current great environmental challenges in light of local experiences; encourage participation by representatives of indigenous peoples and local communities; encourage multi-format, inter-cultural and inter-stakeholder exchanges.
During the Congress 44 different sessions will be held and will include 400 individual contributions. In total, 600 delegates are expected to attend. Sessions will be held at Le Corum Conference Hall in the Law Faculty and at the Botanical Institute of Montpellier. Pre-, side- and post-congress workshops will also be held. A delegation from the IUCN Specialist Group on Cultural and Spiritual Values of Nature, headed by Bas Verschuuren, will participate in an event organized by Fabrizzio Frascarolli.
For more information about the Congress, go to: http://congress-ise2012.agropolis.fr/ftpheb.agropolis.fr/en/styled-10/