Forest protection and poverty in Vietnam at AAUW, Monday

Press release

By on Sat, March 14, 2009

Dr Cari Coe will speak on the interplay of the politics of forest protection and the alleviation of poverty in Vietnam at the American Association of University Women meeting on Monday, March 16 at 7pm. The meeting will be held at the United Methodist Church at 777 Miramontes Street in HMB.

Dr Coe taught English at the Institute of International Education in Vietnam.  She found that many of the poorest people are dependent on forest resources, which must be protected and thoughtfully controlled.