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NCCR North-South - Research Partnerships for Sustainable Development


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Resources, Economy, Governance

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Thematic Node 3:
Natural Resources, Economy, Governance


The research projects in this category focus on multilevel management of natural resources in light of global climate change, increasing environmental uncertainty and resource scarcity. Special consideration is given to the broader economic, socio-cultural and socio-political dimensions of natural resource management, with the aim of identifying strategies for resource governance that are ecologically sustainable and reflect the full spectrum of influences.


Research Projects (RP)


RP11 - Land resource potentials
Sustainable land use systems for enhancing food security and mitigating climate change in semi-arid to sub-humid agricultural environments

RP12 - Landscape transformation
Landscape transformation in South East Asia, East Africa, at the Horn of Africa and its impacts on environmental services in relations to markets and accessibility

RP13 - Rural transformation
The governance of natural resources and bio-cultural diversity in the context of the transformation of multifunctional agrarian systems at the regional level in Latin America. Case studies from Bolivia and Mexico.

RP14 - Access and welfare
Spatio-temporal variability in access to services and natural resources at
meso-scale, and their impact on household welfare and poverty in Africa
and Southeast Asia

RP15 - Adaptation to climate change
Dynamic social-ecological conditions, resource scarcity and adaptation to
climate change – Actors, resources and livelihoods in Africa and Asia


Coordinating Partner Institutions


Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern

The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva


Coordinator


Sylvia Lörcher
(CDE)

Resources, Economy, Governance

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The NCCR North-South is hosted by the University of Bern
and funded jointly by the Swiss National Science Foundation and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation

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