The proponents of multifunctional land use often claim this approach is highly beneficial for women. But is it?
New open access book from AgriFoSe2030 on multifunctional land uses in Africa with cases from Kenya, Ethiopia, Nigeria and Burkina Faso
Don’t you think it’s rather brazen to assume that a pastoralist or someone from a forest community knows less about their land and environment than a scientist or a policy official?
Presentation by Thilde Bech Bruun, University of Copenhagen - at the young researchers meeting on multifunctional landscapes, Gothenburg June 7-8, 2016.
Presentation by Dominic Rowland, CIFOR/SOAS, at the young researchers meeting on multifunctional landscapes, Gothenburg June 7-8, 2016.
Rural people in the Sahel derive multiple benefits from local ecosystem services on a daily basis. At the same time, a large proportion of the population lives in multidimensional poverty. The global sustainability challenge is thus manifested in its one extreme here, with a strong need to improve human well-being without degrading the landscapes that people depend on.
Together, SIANI and SLU Global host Agri4D, a large biannual national conference. This conference also has an inter-twining biannual smaller meeting for young researchers since 2014. For 2016 it was proposed to carry out the smaller conference with the thematic field of “multifunctional landscapes”.