Linking Scientific Knowledge with Policy Action in Natural Resource Management


Tropical forest margins are not just a constellation of tree species, but are social spaces where stakeholders contest over many issues, and use their knowledge, values and representations to plan and justify their actions.

How can independent scientific inquiry add value to an already complex situation?

Linking knowledge, whether newly acquired or well-established, with appropriate actions for sustainable development can only work where the lack of knowledge is among the key constraints. Scientists have in the past explored different ways of linking knowledge with policy.


About Giorgio Bertini

Director at Learning Change Project - Research on society, culture, art, neuroscience, cognition, critical thinking, intelligence, creativity, autopoiesis, self-organization, rhizomes, complexity, systems, networks, leadership, sustainability, thinkers, futures ++
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