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

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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).


Pascal Corbé
Communications Consultant


Deborah Bossio
Soil Research, International Center for Tropical Agriculture

Rajan Kotru
Head, Innovative Regional Program
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development

Tanja Pickardt
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit

Cora van Oosten
Senior Project Leader
Wageningen University & Research Centre

Saturday, 6 December 2014
Global Landscapes Forum, Lima, Peru
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