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Doctoral work? Defended!

Today is a special day. An important chapter, a five-years long chapter, of my life is coming to an end. I prepared a 20 minutes “lectio praecursoria” (a formal presentation of my research, accompanied by a PPT) and watched several other defences via Zoom to get familiar with the types of questions that the doctoral […]

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Attila Paksi

Doctoral Candidate at the University of Helsinki Doctoral Programme in Political, Soci­etal and Regional Change, and affiliated with the Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science (HELSUS)  Regional Representative (Europe) 2016-2020 – International Society of Ethnobiology  (http://www.ethnobiology.net/) Recently published: Heim, A., & Paksi, A. (2019). Low dietary diversity and its influencing factors among a San group in Namibia. (http://doi.org/10.1186/s13104-019-4408-8)Paksi, […]

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Socio-economic impacts of a national park on local indigenous livelihoods: The case of the Bwabwata National Park in Namibia

Paksi, A., & Pyhälä, A. (2018). Socio-economic impacts of a national park on local indigenous livelihoods: The case of the Bwabwata National Park in Namibia. Senri Ethnological Studies, 99, 197-214. Read (PDF): http://doi.org/10.15021/00009127 Abstract Community-Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) is a conservation model that, contrary to the conventional top-down protected area management approach, aims to merge biodiversity […]

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