Doctoral student Rachel Boratto to speak at ABCG conference

Doctoral student Rachel Boratto has been involved in a two-year pilot project funded by the Wildlife Conservation Society and its partners, working to identify the key drivers behind urban bushmeat consumption in Pointe Noire, Republic of Congo.

Getting Consumers to Care: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Urban Bushmeat Demand in Congo will be presented Tuesday, October 11 at the World Resources Institute in Washington, DC.

She and other featured speakers will discuss the interdisciplinary framework of that project at the African Biodiversity Collaborative Group seminar, and will present preliminary criminology, social, and market research results which will be used to develop a media behavior change campaign.

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