Dr. Fikret Berkes is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Natural Resources Institute at the University of Manitoba and a core member of the Community Conservation Research Network team. Dr. Berkes is a leader in developing and applying the approaches of social-ecological systems, resilience, community-based management, adaptive co-management, indigenous knowledge and the commons.
In this webinar, Dr. Berkes explores the significance of community resilience. After first describing the ideas of resilience and the importance of studying resilience through a social-ecological systems lens, he presents a framework for addressing community resilience, and approaches for strengthening resilience within local communities. Dr. Berkes then engages in a conversation with CCRN Director Dr. Anthony Charles, exploring further questions arising on community resilience.