Global Rural Transitions and Sustainability (IGU-CSRS sponsored) - Session 2

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Rural Geography Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/13/2018
Start / End Time: 5:20 PM / 7:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)
Room: Gallier B, Sheraton, 4th Floor
Organizers: Holly Barcus
Chairs: Holly Barcus


The International Geographical Union Commission on the Sustainability of Rural Systems (IGU-CSRS), in collaboration with the Rural Geography Specialty Group of the American Association of Geographers, welcomes papers focusing on research relevant to rural sustainability across the globe. Topics might include, but are not limited to demographic & social change, agricultural change, transitional landscapes, multi-functionality, organic or small-scale agriculture, land use change, conservation and natural area management. Research conducted in any part of the world is welcome.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Pronoy Rai*, University of Illinois, The Social Geographies of Seasonal Migration: Seasonal Labor Migration in Rural Western India 20 5:20 PM
Presenter Birendra Rana*, , Kate A. Berry, University of Nevada Reno, Participation by Indigenous communities in Hydropower development projects in Nepal 20 5:40 PM
Presenter Valentyn Panchenko*, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine | Northern Arizona University, USA, Perspectives for sustainable rural development in Ukraine according to decentralization reform. 20 6:00 PM
Presenter Holly Barcus*, Macalester College, Linking Social and Spatial Mobilities: An exploration of outcomes and expectations for rural-origin Kazakh ethnic minority migrants in Mongolia 20 6:20 PM

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