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Network Awards 2016: Innovative approaches to understanding new forms of conservation governance for social and environmental benefits

Title of network: Innovative approaches to understanding new forms of conservation governance for social and environmental benefits

Academic LeadGeorge Holmes, Sustainability Research Institute, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds
PartnersWorld Land TrustMicaiaAfrican Wildlife Foundation

Third Sector

Studentship topic 1: Investigating wins, loss and trade-offs for biodiversity and human well-being across protected area networks. Principal Supervisor: Andrew Marshall, School of Environment, University of York. Co-Supervisor: Susannah Sallu, Sustainability Research Institute, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds

Studentship topic 2: Social and environmental impacts of private protected areas in Latin America. Principal Supervisor: George Holmes, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds. Co-Supervisor: Johan Oldekop, Department of Geography, University of Sheffield

Studentship topic 3: Mediating Entrepreneurialism. Negotiating market governance, civil society and the state. Principal Supervisor: Dan Brockington, Department of Geography and SIID, University of Sheffield. Co-Supervisor: Bryce Beukers-Stewart, School of Environment, University of York