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Colleen Scanlan Lyons Moderates at Pivotal Meeting on New Forest Economy

From April 23 to April 26, the Governors’ Climate and Forests Task Force (GCF Task Force) held an important and collaborative meeting in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. The event saw key stakeholders collaborating on how to create a New Forest Economy that balances protecting forests with economic opportunities and protected livelihoods for local communities and Indigenous Peoples. Colleen Scanlan Lyons, associate research professor in the Department of Environmental Studies, IBS fellow and interim director for the Center for the Governance of Natural Resources, is a GCF task force project director and helped moderate discussions at the meeting. Learn more about this event here.