Landscapes under pressure: the needs of conservation, food security & economic development

Watch this Discussion Forum on the first day of the Global Landscapes Forum 2014, in Lima, Peru, during COP20. The world today faces the dilemma of having to balance a in increasing demand for natural resources and other services provided by ecosystems with a decreasing availability of these resources and ecosystem services. The challenge is and will be to preserve landscapes’ multiple func¬tions regarding food security, economic development, bio(cultural) diversity and climate. This session demonstrates the importance of generating, preserving and managing biocultural diversity by involving all interests groups (ICIMOD). ModeratorPascal CorbéCommunications ConsultantSpeakersDeborah BossioDirector Soil Research, International Center for Tropical AgricultureRajan KotruHead, Innovative Regional ProgramInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain DevelopmentTanja PickardtAdviser Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale ZusammenarbeitCora van OostenSenior Project LeaderWageningen University & Research Centre Saturday, 6 December 2014Global Landscapes Forum, Lima, Peru#COP20GLF #ThinkLandscapeFor more information go to:

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