Keynotes

The conference did include three keynotes on paludiculture and climate change, water and improved livelihoods.

Prof Dr Hans Joosten
Hans Joosten studied biology and worked as researcher and policy officer in the Netherlands. Since 1996 he leads the De­part­ment of Peatland Studies and Palaeoecology of Greifswald Uni­versity (Germany). more...

Prof Dr Ab P. Grootjans
Ab Grootjans worked at the University of Groningen and at the Radboud University Nij­megen. His main field of expertise is eco-hydrology of wetlands. more...

Faizal Parish
Faizal Parish is the Director of the Global Environment Centre, a Malaysian non-profit organ­ization working throughout East and Southeast Asia on forest and peatland management, biodiversity, water resources and climate change. more...