Governance for Justice & Environmental Sustainability

Governance for Justice & Environmental Sustainability

This book is concerned with enhancing the understanding of governance in relation to social justice and environmental sustainability across a range of natural resource sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The “Idle No More” movement going on in Canada

The was on Terra video

Video: First nations people are calling on the government to respect treaty rights with regards to environmental destruction for industrial development. And who is Indigenous?

New Report Finds “Alliance-building” Approach Can Stop Rampant Conflict over Land and Water, Increase Farm Production and Restore Degraded Lands, Rivers

Effectiveness of approach seen in Africa’s Sahel and in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest, and in dozens of other regions; major agriculture groups call for urgently scaling up “Whole Landscape” approaches ahead of Rio+20

Summary Report of the just-ended IPBES meeting.

The first session of the plenary meeting on the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)  held at UN Environment Programme’s (UNEP) headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya came to an end on the 7th of October 2011.  Discussions during this five-day meeting ranged from the  functions and operating principles of the platform; the legal issues […]

Call for papers: AJAR.

The African Journal of Agricultural Research (AJAR) is currently accepting manuscripts for publication. AJAR publishes high-quality solicited and unsolicited articles, in English, in all areas of agriculture including arid soil research and rehabilitation, agricultural genomics, stored products research, tree fruit production, pesticide science, post harvest biology and technology, seed science research, irrigation, agricultural engineering, agricultural […]

International Conference On Preparing Agriculture For Climate Change, India, 2011

Scientists and climatologists will converge in Punjab Agricultural University at Ludhiana, India, at a 3 day international conference to discuss the impacts of climate change on agricultural productivity. The Platform will be represented by Dr Toby Hodgkin, who is the current Platform coordinator. The themes for the conference are: 1) Agriculture: abettor and sufferer 2) […]