July 13-27: African Commons web-conference

School of Sustainability Professor Marco Janssen is one of the co-chairs of the African Commons web-conference that is being held from July 13-27. The conference is freely available online and consists of various live webinars and more than 50 pre-recorded talks on various topics including fisheries, conservation and water governance.

This virtual conference was planned before the COVID-19 crisis, as an affordable, inclusive and low carbon footprint conference. The current COVID-19 crisis has major impacts on the African commons, and is one of the topics of the debates during the conference.