The latest edition of CEESP's peer-reviewed journal Policy Matters was launched at the Asia Regional Office in Bangkok on April 21st by Aroha Mead (Chair of CEESP and one of the co-editors) and Mike Murphree (Acting Chair of the CEESP/SSC Specialist Group on Sustainable Use and Livelihoods).
The subject of Policy Matters Issue 19 is 'Remembering Elinor Ostrom: Her Work and its Contribution to the Theory and Practice of Conservation and Sustainable Natural Resource Management.' It features contributions from eleven authors covering community and national case studies where Elinor's design principles have been tested, as well as papers commenting on Elinor's legacy and contribution to various academic disciplines. This issue also contains the moving 'Un son para Lin Ostrom' composed and performed for Elinor 'Lin' during her last visit to Mexico in 2012. The Editorial team for this edition was: James Robson, Iain Davidson-Hunt, Alyne Deloney, Gabriela Lichtenstein, Lapologanga Magole and Aroha Te Pareake Mead.