• Ecosystem Management: Tomorrow’s Approach to Enhancing Food Security under a Changing Climate

    Ecosystem Management: Tomorrow’s Approach to Enhancing Food Security under a Changing Climate

    June 30th, 2011 | News, Publications

    This paper argues that a sustainable ecosystem management approach is vital to ensure the delivery of essential ‘life support’ ecosystem services and must be mainstreamed into societal conscience, political thinking and economic processes. Feeding the world at a time of climate change, environmental degradation, increasing human population and demand for finite resources requires sustainable ecosystem management and equitable governance.

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  • National Geographic features climate change, agrobiodiversity

    National Geographic features climate change, agrobiodiversity

    June 17th, 2011 | Featured, General, middle, News, Publications

    “A crisis is looming,” begins National Geographic reporter Charles Siebert in “Food Ark,” this month’s feature article. “It took more than 10,000 years of domestication for humans to create the vast biodiversity in our food supply that we’re now watching ebb away.” The article is an anecdote-rich crash course on the essentials of modern relationships between agrobiodiversity, […]

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  • Unique training opportunity on PGR management and climate change

    Unique training opportunity on PGR management and climate change

    April 20th, 2011 | Featured, middle, News, Training

    Training programme on climate change and community biodiversity management (CBM) and resilience, India, November 2011

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  • Managing Biodiversity in Agricultural Ecosystems

    Managing Biodiversity in Agricultural Ecosystems

    December 17th, 2009 | Publications

    Managing Biodiversity in Agricultural Ecosystems is edited by D. I. Jarvis (Bioversity International), C. Padoch (The New York Botanical Garden), and H. D. Cooper (Convention on Biological Diversity). It explores how farmers manage, maintain, and benefit from biodiversity in agricultural production systems and takes a look at the most recent research and developments in the […]

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  • Conservation for a New Era

    November 9th, 2009 | Publications

    The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) new publication Conservation for a New Era brings together current thinking and perspectives on conservation in the 21st century in order to help generate and sustain discussions and research. The writing focuses on the various aspects of conservation from armed conflicts and green technology to urban systems […]

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