Poster Directory

Working Forests in the Tropics:
Partnering Research with Practice for Conservation and Development

October 5-7, 2008

POSTER DIRECTORY

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Poster Number

First Name

Last Name

Organization

City

ST

Country

Poster Title

1

Diana

Alvira

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

From Researcher to Facilitator of Cooperative Learning: Donning Different Hats for More Effective Problem-Solving Research in Tropical Conservation and Development 

2

Paulo

Amaral

Imazon

Belém

 

Brazil

Bridging the Divide: A Consortium Approach to the Multi-Scale and Multi-Dimensional Challenges of Sustainable Community Forest Management in the Brazilian Amazon

3

Simone

Athayde

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Developing Scientific Research through Collaboration in Community-based Projects Among Two Indigenous Peoples in the Brazilian Amazon

4

Ana Carolina

Barbosa de Lima

Entropix Engenharia

Piracicaba

  

Brazil

Forest Certification Impacts on Community Forest Management in Brazil's Western Amazon

5

Wendy-lin

Bartels

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Supporting Learning Platforms for Participatory Land Use Planning and Management Among Participants of PROAMBIENTE 

6

Simone

Bauch

Imazon

Belém

 

Brazil

Harnessing Rural Radio Networks for Working Forests

7

Omaira

Bolanos

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Identity and Land: The Twofold Dimension of Indigenous Peoples' Struggles to Contain Pressures on the Amazon Forest in Santarem, Brazil

8

Jay

Bost

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Participatory Native Fruit Tree Improvement

9

John

Browder

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg

VA

USA

Rebuilding the Brazilian Rainforest

10

Renee

Bullock

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

An Analysis of Community Based Forest Management in the East Usambaras, Tanzania

11

Alicia

Calle

Yale University

New Haven

CT

USA

Changing Attitudes: The Key to Promoting the Adoption of Silvopastoral Systems in Quindío, Colombia

12

Andrea B

Chavez

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Land Conversion in Southeastern Peru: A Socio-Spatial Study of Land Use Land Cover Change

13

Pedro

Constantino

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Indigenous Collaborative Research for Wildlife Management in Amazonia: The Case of the Kaxinawá, Acre, Brazil

14

Rosa

Cossío

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Forest Management by Private Small-Medium Forest Enterprises in the Peruvian Amazon

15

Maria

DiGiano

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Predicting the Fate of Community Forest Management in the Face of Disaster: Reorganization and Resilience Within Forest Communities in Southeastern Mexico 

31

Amy

Duchelle

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Building Capacity for Tropical Biology and Conservation as Graduate Students Build Their Own 

30

Edem

Ekpe

University of Central Florida

Orlando

FL

USA

Crop-raiding by Wildlife in Ghana, The Important Role of Uncharismatic Wildlife Species

18

David

Elliott

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Connectivity, Resources and Governance in the Southwest Amazon: Can Communities Take Advantage of New Opportunities While Avoiding the Pitfalls?

19

Edward

Ellis

Universidad Veracruzana

Xalapa

  

Mexico

Is Community Forestry More Effective than Protected Areas?  A Comparison of Land Use/Land Cover Change in Two Neighboring Study Areas of the Central Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.

20

Jean-Gael

Emptaz-Collomb

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Maximizing the Relationship Between Researchers and Community Based Organizations

21

Lucas

Fortini

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Watershed Modeling of Smallholder Timber Management in the Amazon Estuary

22

Gregory

Frey

NC State University

Raleigh

NC

USA

Perceptions of Silvopasture Systems in Northeastern Argentina

23

Gregory

Frey

NC State University

Raleigh

NC

USA

Relative Technical Efficiency of Silvopasture, Pasture and Forestry Systems

24

Timothy

Fullman

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Impact of African Elephants (Loxodonta africana) on Trees in Chobe National Park, Botswana: A Spatial Analysis

49

Juanita

Garcia-Saqui

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Are Community Based Natural Resource Management Programs Influencing Attitudinal Changes Towards Wildlife and the National Parks in Namibia and Botswana?  

64

Daisy

Gomez-Silva

Fundação de Tecnologia do Estado do Acre-FUNTAC

Rio Branco

 

Brazil

Extractivism and Technology – A Factory in the Rainforest 

25

Jaclyn

Hall

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Does Forest Cover Mean a Forest? Floristic Comparison of Protected and Cardamom Agroforests in the East Usambara Mountains, Tanzania.

26

Shoana

Humphries

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Are Community-Based Forest Enterprises Economically Viable?  Combined Training and Participatory Research to Analyze Costs and Benefits for Two Cases in the Brazilian Amazon

27

William

Kanapaux

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Livelihood Security and Natural Resource Management on Namibia's Kwando River

28

Christie

Klimas

University of Florida

Auburndale

MA

USA

Bertholletia excelsa Bonpl. Seed Removal in a Primary Forest in the Southwest Amazon

29

Christie

Klimas

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Comparing seed production and regeneration of Carapa guianensis (Aublet.) in Two Forest Types in Acre, Brazil from 2004 to 2007

17

Christie

Klimas

University of Florida

Auburndale

MA

USA

Regeneration of Carapa guianensis (Aublet.) Seedlings in Two Forest Types in Rio Branco, Acre, Brazil 

32

Laura

Kowler

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Governance Mechanisms and Collective Action for Sustainable Forest Management: Social and Ecological Dimensions of Small Coffee Producer Groups in the Peruvian Amazon Basin

33

Flavia

Leite

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

The MAP Initiative: A Cross-National Network for Capacity Building in the Amazon

34

Marco

Lentini

Instituto Floresta Tropical

Belém

 

Brazil

Capacity Building to Increase the Adoption of Sound Forest Management Practices in the Brazilian Amazon

35

Lesley

Lubos

Liceo De Cagayan University

Cagayan De Oro City

  

Philippines

Taxonomy, Species Richness, and Distribution of Mosses in Selected Mountains in Mindanao Philippines

36

Christine

Lucas

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Integrating Forest Ecology Research with Capacity-Building Among Local University Students and Participatory Research in Floodplain Communities of the Lower Amazon

37

Lisa

Mandle

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Honolulu

HI

USA

Impacts of Cycas circinalis L. Leaf Harvest on Leaf Production: Implications for Conservation

38

Elsa

Mendoza

IPAM / UFAC

Rio Branco

  

Brazil

Elaborating a Sustainable Development Plan in a Tri-national Frontier Region in the Southwestern Amazon

39

Marcelo

Mielke

Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz

Ilheus

  

Brazil

The Project Nossas Arvores: An Experience About Interaction Between Academic Knowledge, NGOs and Small Farmers in Southern Bahia, Brazil

40

Miramanni M.

Mishkin C.

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Looking for Bridges: Dovetailing Conservation and Development in a Rural Mexican Community

41

Patricia

Mupeta

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

An Assessment of Horizontal Accountability in Community Based Natural Resource Management: Namibia and Botswana

42

Roberto

Palmieri

Imaflora

Piracicaba - SP

  

Brazil

Public Consultation Process to Create Protected Areas in the State Forests of Pará, Brazilian Amazon

43

Roberto

Palmieri

Imaflora

Piracicaba - SP

  

Brazil

Defining the Institutional Arrangement and Identifying Relevant Stakeholders to Form the Advisory Council of Paru State Forest, Brazilian Amazon

44

Joysee

Rodriguez

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

A Rapid Assessment of the Effects of Land Tenure Reform on Land Use and Land Cover Change in the ejidos of Tzucacab Municipality, Southern Yucatan State, Mexico.

45

Joysee

Rodriguez

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Climate Variability Effects on Farming Communities of Calakmul Municipality and Prospects for Conservation of the Calakmul Biosphere Reserve, Campeche, Mexico

46

Dawn

Rodriguez-Ward

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

The Social Side of Certification: The Influence of Social Networks in the Adoption and Longevity of Timber Certification in Community Forests of Quintana Roo, Mexico.

47

Ailton

Santos

International Institute for Education of Brazil

Brasilia - DF

  

Brazil

The Institutional Perspective of Conservation in Amazonia: the FORTIS Program in Southern Amazonas State, Brazil.

48

Karine

Santos

UFSC

Florianópolis

 

Brazil

Traditional Knowledge Associated to Use of Acca sellowiana: Promoting Conservation Through a Non-Timber Product

50

Lisa

Seales

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Linking Commercial Success to Community and Conservation Benefits: An Analysis of Tour Operators and Agencies in Costa Rica 

51

Ana Carolina

Silva

LATAM, UF / UFRJ

Gainesville

FL

USA

Brazilian Environmental Management: The Pólen Project Initiative

52

Alexandre

Siminski

UFSC

Florianopolis

SC

Brazil

Rescuing the value and use of Secondary Forest in Santa Catarina state, Brazil.

53

Leonardo

Sobral

Imaflora

Piracicaba

  

Brazil

Design and Creation of First Specialization Course in Strategic Management of Natural Forests in the Brazilian Amazon

54

Maria Lucimar 

Souza

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Fire Management in a Protected Area of Amazonia: A Reflection on the Effectiveness of Partnerships between NGOs, Communities, Governments, and Civil Society

55

Christina

Staudhammer

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

The Importance of Multimodel Projections to Assess Uncertainty in Simulation Models: A Case Study using the Forest Dynamics Model SYMFOR

16

Joanna

Tucker Lima

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Palm Fruit Extraction as an Alternative Oil Source for Biofuel in Southwestern Amazônia

56

Julio

Ugarte

ICRAF

Lima

  

Peru

Management, Conservation and Use of Genetic Resources of Amazonian Fruit Trees 

57

Erica

Van Etten

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Direct Seeding of Tropical Forest Trees on Abandoned Farms in Indigenous Territory of the Ecuadorian Amazon

58

Luz Marina

Velarde Andrade

ACCA

Puerto Maldonado

  

Peru

Dynamics and Integration of Brazil Nut Producers in the MAP Region (Madre de Dios-Peru, Acre-Brazil, Pando-Bolivia)

59

Edson

Vidal

ESALQ/ Universidade de São Paulo

Piracicaba

  

Brazil

A Cooperative Applied Research Program on Native Forests in the Brazilian Amazon

60

Carly

Voight

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

The Ecological Effects of Xate Palm (Chamaedorea) Plantation Management in Relation to Plant Diversity and Plant Function Groups

61

Lucia

Wadt

Embrapa Acre

Rio Branco

  

Brazil

Genetic Consequences of Tree Species Natural Regeneration in an Anthropogenic Area, Acre, Brazil

62

Lucia

Wadt

Embrapa Acre

Rio Branco

  

Brazil

Production of Copaíba (Copaifera spp.) Oleoresin in Acre State, Brazil

63

Paulo

Wadt

Embrapa

Rio Branco

  

Brazil

System for Evaluating Land Use Compatibility with Environmental Goals (SATRA)

65

Deborah

Wojcik

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Adapting in an Uncertain World: Learning for Capacity Building within Community-Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) Communities in Botswana

66

Deborah

Wojcik

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Building Capacity through Group Research: An Investigation of Interdisciplinary, Cross-Cultural, Participatory Research

67

Miriam

Wyman

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Integrating Social and LULCC Data to Assess Community-Based Conservation: A Study of the Community Baboon Sanctuary, Belize

68

Galo

Zapata-Ríos

University of Florida

Gainesville

FL

USA

Training and Development of Conservation Biology Capacity for Awá and Shuar Young Leaders in Ecuador

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