Emerging from the Mist—Reflections on the Emerging Ethnobiologist Workshop

Contributed by Evelyn Roe The polite rain of south-west England taps on my window. I lift my eyes from the keyboard and soft memories of the ISE Congress arrive like mist over Dartmoor. Bhutan is a far-off place, and the workshop just a dream: a dream of friendship, culture, learning, and un-learning. But, as I… Read more »

Kuzuzangpo la! Emerging Ethnobiologist Workshop, Bhutan 2014

Contributed by Anna Varga and Jigme Dorji The third Emerging-Ethnobiologist Workshop was held at the College of Natural Resources, Lobesa, Bhutan from May 27 to 30, 2014. Anna Varga from Hungary and Olivia Sylvester from USA/Canada (the ISE student representatives) organized the workshop with the help of local host cum ISE member Jigme Dorji. There… Read more »

ISE Round Table on “Ethics, Ethnobiology, and Participatory Research” at the 3rd Latin American Conference of Ethnobiology in La Paz, Bolivia

Contributed by Armando Medinaceli In the framework of the collaboration that exists between ISE and SOLAE (Sociedad Latinoamericana de Etnobiología), and as a follow up to a first joint session on ethics in 2010, a round table on “ethics, ethnobiology, and participatory research” was held at the III Latin American Society of Ethnobiology congress in… Read more »

Conference and workshop reports

South-south exchange: design, planning and implementation of indigenous biocultural territories Contributed by Tammy Stenner The Asociacion ANDES and the Association of Communities of the Potato Park organized a second international workshop on ‘Designing, Planning and Implementing Biocultural Territories as Agrobiodiversity Conservation Areas, in Cusco and the Potato Park, Cusco, Peru from November 12 to 23,… Read more »

Conference and Workshop Reports

On Forest Foods, a Festival and Community Empowerment Written by Jenne de Beer1 Introduction To many indigenous communities in Asia, traditional activities such as the gathering of forest foods, hunting and fishing, are vital adjuncts to farming and together, together forming an integrated system of resource utilization, catering to elementary subsistence needs. Forest foods can… Read more »