CONTACT AND CAPACITY STATEMENT
 

CONSULTING and ACADEMIC SPECIALTIES:

Dr. Robert Ford's academic specialty is cultural/political ecology and development/area studies with specific emphasis on:

-Development and Area Studies: globally on Africa and Latin America and Inter-Mountain West/USA.
-Population-environment resource relations and conflict.
-Earth systems science and the human dimensions of global change (ESS/HDGC).
-Tropical arid/semi-arid and humid montane systems (Africa, Latin America, East Asia).
-Agroforestry / agropastoralism and (ITKS) Indigenous Technology Knowledge Systems, sustainable agriculture.
-Hazards / vulnerability assessment, e.g., FEWS (Famine-Early-Warning-Systems) food and environmental security.

Dr. Ford has been an active consultant/applied researcher serving NGO s (non-governmental organizations) as well as academia and government. In that capacity he has utilized a diversity of applied research and teaching methods and techniques in his work:

-RRA (rapid rural appraisal) and farming systems research.
-Participatory planning / evaluation research techniques.
-Multimedia/Web productions, e.g. the Internet and distance education in the geosciences and sustainable development
-Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in the natural resource management and agricultural arenas.
-GIS/Remote Sensing and Mapping/GPS applied to eHealth, geotourism and protected-area management.

HOW TO CONTACT:

Permanent Mail Address:

P.O. Box 630155
Rockville, Utah 84763-0155 USA

Permanent Physical Address:

143 East Grafton Road (250 South)
Rockville, Utah 84763

Digital / Phone Contacts:

SKYPE = geobobford
Cell:  909-363-6332
Homepage: http://geobobford.com/index.html
Photography = http://geobobford.com/myphotography.html
Emailgeobobford@gmail.com
BLOGhttp://geobobford.blogspot.com/
FACEBOOKhttp://www.facebook.com/geobobford

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