sustainability

Realising the SDGs: The role of responsible business

Policy-makers have converged around the view that achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires responsible business conduct (RBC), i.e. that businesses meet their “responsibility to…
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9,393,288

New Partnerships for Sustainability (NEPSUS)

New and more complex partnerships are emerging to address the sustainability of natural resource use in developing countries. These partnerships variously link donors, governments, community-based…
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9,992,181

Conservation of vulnerable timbers in REDD

Alarming rates of deforestation and ecosystem degradation add to global warming, and sustainable management of forests is therefore an important part of the REDD concept. REDD activities shall both…
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572,830

Social and Environmental Resilience in Upland Areas of Vietnam. Responses in Land Use and Livelihood Strategies

The proposed PhD-research addresses the issue of vulnerability in relation to climate change in upland areas of Vietnam and views vulnerability and resilience as determinants of adaptive capacity. The…
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2,505,553

Agroecology and poverty alleviation in Bolivia - BEISA3

The project will strengthen research and human capacity at USFX to support sustainable development in rural areas in Chuquisaca, more specifically in Serranía de Iñao. This region faces increasing…
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7,422,291

Competent use of high value Andean crops (ANDESCROP)

Food security in the Andes is low due to extremely harsh climatic conditions, poor soils, and a high poverty levels. The project objective is to improve food security in the Andean region by…
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7,205,695

Using PES to Secure Livelihoods and Environmental Services in Coffee Agro forests

Nearly half of the world’s 25 million coffee farmers are smallholder farmers who depend on coffee production as their main source of income. They often produce coffee in shade systems, i.e. coffee…
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221,587