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Landscape management
Rural transformation
 
Evenemang
9 September 2020
Tropentag 2020: Food and nutrition security and its resilience to global crises

Join the annual interdisciplinary conference on research in tropical and subtropical agriculture, natural resource management and rural development!

Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
Nyhet
30 June 2016
Forest degradation sharply undercuts benefit of Brazil Amazon conservation

A new study finds that in the state of Pará alone, selective logging, road-building, fires and other disturbances have reduced biodiversity as much as clearing 92,000–139,000 km2of pristine forest.

Trade and production
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
Nyhet
1 December 2014
New Research suggests International Trade is a Driver for Deforestation of Tropical Forests

International mechanisms like REDD are meant to work as an incentive for countries to slow down and possibly stop the rates of deforestation of valuable forests land. REDD is implemented in many countries around the world but the effectiveness and fairness of the strategy is debated in the policy and research arena. Is this the most effective way to encourage sustainable forestry?

Landscape management
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Evenemang
3 November 2014
The Link Between Trees, Water & Food Security a Trade-off or Synergy for Livelihoods in Complex Tropical Landscapes?

The first day will be devoted to sharing knowledge between scientists and practitioners from the policy and management community. This feedback will then be taken further during the second day by...

Landscape management
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Nyhet
22 August 2014
Trees, Water & Food Security in the Complex Tropical Landscapes: Trade-off or Synergy?

In the tropics, there are vast areas of degraded land, which can be restored back into higher and sustainable production with tree planting. In this way previously degraded lands could play a key role for improved food security and at the same time offer various other benefits.