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Mon, Mar 02 | Auditorium Filmzaal, Campus Aula

Biodiversity Conservation in DR Congo: challenges and opportunities

Keynotes by Peter Verlinden, prof. Cizungu (Université Catholique de Bukavu), prof. Boeckx (UGent), prof. Verheyen (UGent) & others, followed by a panel discussion moderated by Peter Verlinden. The event is followed by a reception.
Registration is Closed

Time & Location

Mar 02, 2020, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Auditorium Filmzaal, Campus Aula, Paddenhoek 3, 9000 Gent

About the Event


Welcome by Prof. Guido Van Huylenbroeck, Director of Internationalization & Margot Lenssens for International Forestry Students' Association Ghent

Ghent University Scientific Research in action in DR Congo: a documentary by Adam Amir 

Introduction to Kahuzi-Biega National Park - Prof. Landry Cizungu, Université Catholique de Bukavu

Kahuzi-Biega:  a personal journalistic view - Experiences in and around the park in  the context of the ongoing conflicts - Peter Verlinden

Challenges for sustainable and integrated management of Kahuzi-Biega National  Park - Prof. Pascal Boeckx, Ghent  University

Opportunities and way forward for sustainable and integrated management of Kahuzi-Biega National Park - Prof. Kris Verheyen, Ghent University

Panel discussion with Prof. Landry Cizungu, dr. Marijn Bauters (Ghent University), Isabelle Vertriest (Field programs Director WWF) and Josaphat Musamba (GEC-SH attachée au CERUKi de L'Institut Supérieur Pédagogique de Bukavu) - moderator Peter Verlinden 

The event is followed by a reception at 21:00

Registration is Closed

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