CSVPA members may be interested to know that the 7th International Conference of the Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP): “Local action for the common good”, will be held in Costa Rica 8-12 September 2014. Over 50 session-proposals have been submitted and the organisers expect around 400 participants presenting and discussing a wide range of topics mainly organised by the ESP working groups. In addition, several EU funded projects will present results of research on Ecosystem Services practices in Community Based Ecosystem Management in Latin America. Local organiser is Fundacion Neotropica in collaboration with CATIE, Universidad Nacional and IUCN-CEM Meso-America.
CSVPA members may find this session of particular interest: 56. The use of Ecosystem Services (ES) to support nature conservation and financing of protected areas: examples, case studies and guidelines