Baiba Pruse (research fellow from Ca'Foscari University of Venice, Italy - part of the DiGe project team) shares views on citizen science and ethnobotany in this recorded interview.
Where is the Ethno in Ethnobotany? The Work with and for Local Communities: A Snapshot of Experiences
Baiba Prūse, Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, explores the diversity of ways to engage and work with local communities.
Local and diaspora plants in African Alliance of RI community garden — Food Sovereignty
A blog post about a recent community engagement excursion–led and written by Society for Economic Botany Student Representative, Aja Grande, Ph.D. student in History, Anthropology, Science, Technology & Society at MIT. Wednesday, September 19, 2019 Providence, RI On the corner of Elma Street and Prairie Avenue sits an abundant garden plot belonging to the African... Continue Reading →
Catalyzing Advocacy in Ethnobotany
Written by Grady Zuiderveen From March 18 to March 21 nearly 200 upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in science and engineering from across the country descended on Washington DC for a three-and-a-half-day workshop on catalyzing advocacy in science and engineering (CASE) sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The workshop provided... Continue Reading →
Sharing community life: what to bring? What to share? What to leave behind?
Sharing community life: what to bring? What to share? What to leave behind? By Mélanie Congretel Most economic botanists whose research is associated with fieldwork will probably have to share, at some point, community life. For a day, for a week, sometimes more, you will get there, sit at someone’s table to chat, visit gardens,... Continue Reading →