Workshop 10: Extractive industries and Environmental Funds

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Workshop 10: Extractive industries and Environmental Funds

Host Fund:  Foundation Tri National de la Sangha 

Place: Douala, Cameroon

Date: September 15 - 17, 2014

Organization:  Funbio on behalf of RedLAC

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Francis Vorhies

He is the Executive Director and founder of Earthmind, a not-for-profit sustainability network . He has over 20 years of international experience as a sustainability economist.  Since 2005 he has worked on a variety of sustainability issues primarily related to the interface between business and biodiversity. Also, he is a member of the IUCN, the Commission on Ecosystem Management (CEM), the World Commission of Protected Areas (WCPA), the Species Survival Commission (SSC) and the Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social policy (CEESP)

Invited speaker


Laura Nägele:

She was the RedLAC Executive Secretary (2014-2015).  She has a degree in Sociology from the Vienna University in Austria. Also, She has a Master’s degree in Social Policies and Social Interventions (MSC) from the University of Ultrecht, Netherlands. In the same way, she is specialist in International Cooperation and Development Project Management from the Externado University in Colombia. She counts with extensive experience working with non-profit organizations’ projects like Peace Brigade International (PBI) and Diakonie       Katastrophenhilfe, both in Colombia. As a consultant, she has worked with the Netherlands Government on a variety of social policies issues       like education, immigration, among other social topics.