Webinar series “From Infrastructure to Development Corridors”, organised by the Development Corridors Partnership (DCP), and led by the Institute for Climate Change and Adaptation (ICCA), University of Nairobi and the African Conservation Centre (ACC)

The series will feature presentations by DCP researchers who are exploring how development corridors can ensure sustainable outcomes for all citizens while conserving the unique biodiversity of East Africa, especially through the incorporation of effective social and environmental safeguards.

 

Session

Presenter

Moderator

Panellists

Date and time

Session 1: Uneven social effects of mega-infrastructures in Kenya

 

Dr Gediminas Lesutis

Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Cambridge, UK

Dr. Chris Sandbrook

Senior Lecturer and Director of MPhil in Conservation Leadership

University of Cambridge, UK

Akshay Vishwanath

Manager – East Africa Portfolio, Maliasili

 

Sarah Chiles.

Landscape Infrastructure Advisor - Kenya Ewaso Lions & Grevy's Zebra Trust.

7th of July |

14:00 - 15:00 EAT |

12:00 – 13:00 BST

Session 2: Future scenarios of infrastructure-driven land use and social-ecological transformations

Dr Jessica Thorn

Postdoctoral Researcher, University of York, UK

Prof. Rob Marchant

Professor of Tropical Ecosystems, York Institute of Tropical Ecosystems

University of York, UK

TBC

27th of July |

14:00 - 15:00 EAT |

12:00 – 13:00 BST

Session 3: Environmental safeguards for linear infrastructure

Dr Tobias Nyumba

Postdoctoral Scientist, University of Nairobi, Kenya/ ACC

Ms. Lucy Waruingi

Executive Director, African Conservation Centre (ACC), Kenya

TBC

2nd of September |

14:00 - 15:00 EAT |

12:00 – 13:00 BST

Session 4: Water security in the Standard Gauge Railway corridor, Kenya

Dr Catherine Sang

Postdoctoral Scientist, Institute for Climate Change and Adaptation

(ICCA), University of Nairobi, Kenya

Prof. Daniel Olago

Director, Institute for Climate Change and Adaptation

(ICCA), University of Nairobi, Kenya

TBC

13th of September |

14:00 - 15:00 EAT |

12:00 – 13:00 BST

Click here to download the invitation with further details on the four webinars and how to register your attendance (also hyperlinked in the above table)

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 2:00pm
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