CEP Talk: Climate proofing the Sahel: The Knowledge Politics Surrounding the Causation of Impoverishment

Matthew Turner, Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Gowen 1A, The Olson Room

Matt Turner is a professor of Geography at University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research program is broadly is concerned with the relationship between social and environmental change in dryland areas of world. Over the past decade, he has focused on understanding the root causes of the agropastoral transitions occurring in dryland West Africa (from intrahousehold to national social scales) and the environmental implications of these transitions. His work contributes to theoretical literatures of political ecology; political institutions and resource management; and the management implications of nonequilibrium ecological dynamics.

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