The role of agrobiodiversity, custodian farmers, sustainable intensification and much more will be on the agenda of an International Symposium on Agrobiodiversity for Sustainable Development organized by Bioversity International, the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)
3-4 June – Beijing, China
A workshop organized by CIRAD and Bioversity International that will focus on the role of biodiversity in the management of multiple agroecosystem services in development contexts, and contribution to resilience.
All over the world, efforts are being made to preserve landscapes facing fundamental change as a consequence of widespread agricultural intensification, land abandonment and urbanisation. The ‘cultural landscape’ and ‘resilience’ approaches have, until now, largely been viewed as distinct methods for understanding the effects of these dynamics and the ways in which they might be […]
Thursday, 18 October
Whole Landscape Approaches to Achieve Food Security in the Face of Climate Change: lessons learned from different perspectives and scenarios
Landscapes for People, Food and Nature Initiative Side Event at CFS 39 at FAO in Rome.
The 39th Meeting of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) takes place 15-20 October 2012 in Rome, Italy. Hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, the meeting will address key issues regarding food security in the coming decades, particularly food security and climate change
The Satoyama Initiative aims to conserve sustainable human-influenced natural environments (Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes; SEPL) through broader global recognition of their value. The partnership, IPSI, comprises organisations committed to support SEPL for the benefit of biodiversity and human well-being through the implementation of their respective activities PAR is a member of the partnership and will be […]
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