I International Conference on Research for Sustainable Development in Mountain Regions

Final list of symposia

Symposium 2
Land use change, value and  sustainable development in mountain  landscapes

Convener: Monica Alves Amorim, Federal University of Ceara, Brazil;  Ignacio J. Diaz-Maroto Hidalgo, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain; Renato Linhares de Assis, Embrapa Agrobiologia, Brazil

 

Symposium 4
Mountains, traditional ecological knowledge and conservation of biocultural heritage

Convener: Ana Maria Carvalho, CIMO/ Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal

Symposium 5
Forest adaptation and restoration under global change – the role of mountainous forests

Conveners: Donato Chiatante, Università degli Studi dell’Insubria, Italy; Andreas Bolte, Thünen Institute of Forest Ecosystems, Germany

Symposium 6
Mountain agriculture and agroecology

Conveners: Adriana Maria de Aquino, Embrapa Agrobiologia, Brazil; Margarida Arrobas, CIMO/ Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal

 

Symposium 8
New alternative sources of natural additives for food and cosmetic applications

Conveners: Isabel C.F.R. Ferreira, CIMO/ Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal; Maria Filomena Barreiro, LSRE/LCM, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal

Symposium 9
The systemic eco-social model applied to social work in rural areas

Conveners: Jorge Manuel Ferreira, University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal; Helena Belchior Rocha, University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal

Symposium 10
Resources, risks and values: challenges for sustainable management in mountain viticulture

Conveners: Tomás de Figueiredo, CIMO/ Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal; Antonio Paz Gonzalez, University of A Coruna, Spain

Symposium 11
Tropical mountains: challenges in climate, soil and water resources management for sustainable development

Conveners: Tomás de Figueiredo, CIMO/ Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal; Felipe Macías Vasquez, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Symposium 13
Natural and human induced hazards in mountain areas under global change: trends and challenges

Conveners: Felícia Fonseca, CIMO/ Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal; Adélia Nunes, University of Coimbra, Portugal; Antonio Jordan, University of Seville, Spain

 

Symposium 15
Land abandonment and ecosystem services: threats and opportunities for mountain sustainability

Conveners: João P. Honrado, InBIO/CIBIO, University of Porto, Portugal; João C. Azevedo, CIMO/ Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal

Symposium 16
Livestock farming systems in European mountains: challenges and opportunities

Convener: Giampiero Lombardi, University of Torino, Italy

Symposium 17
Past environments in mid-latitude mountain regions

Conveners: Marc Oliva, University of Lisbon, Portugal; Jesús Ruiz-Fernández, University of Oviedo, Spain

Symposium 18
Forest management tools for sustainability approach in mountain regions

Conveners: Fernando Pérez-Rodríguez, CIMO/ Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal; Alberto Rojo-Alboreca, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain; Esteban Gomez-Garcia, Forest Research Center of Lourizán, Spain

Symposium 19
Erosion threats in mountain environments: processes, impacts and mitigation

Conveners: Tomás de Figueiredo, CIMO/ Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal; Arlindo Almeida, CIMO/ Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal; Jean Poesen, KU Leuven, Belgium; Estela Nadal Romero, University of Zaragoza, Spain;

Symposium 20
The XXI century mountains: sustainable management of mountainous areas based on animal traction

Conveners: João B. Rodrigues, APTRAN-Portuguese Association of Animal Traction, Portugal; Pit Schlechter, FECTU – European Draught Horse Federation, Luxembourg

Symposium 21
Moving toward sustainable mountain social-ecological systems: the challenge and promise of cross-level governance

Conveners: Catherine Tucker, University of Florida, USA; Alexey Gunya, Russian Academy of Sciences

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