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Bhaskar Vira

University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute, UK

Professor of Political Economy, University of Cambridge & Director, University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute

Bhaskar Vira is Professor of Political Economy, at the Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, and a Fellow of Fitzwilliam College. He is the Founding Director of the University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute.  Bhaskar’s work brings a critical political economy perspective to contemporary debates in relation to conservation, natural capital, food and nutrition security and water, and the importance of nature for human wellbeing. He has worked extensively across the Himalayas, especially in northern India and Nepal. He Chaired the Global Forest Expert Panel on Forests and Food, and was a member of the recent Global Forest Expert Panel on Forests and Water.

My Sessions

Cool Forests and SDGs – Keynotes

Oval Room

Framing under SDGs. How forests are contributing to SDGs and how they should be integrated, value of intact forests?

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