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June 8, 2021

This blog post looks at which functions of land should be shared, how international trade of agricultural commodities affected the share of land between humans and other species over the last few decades, and what is the fair share of cropland between producing and consuming countries constrained by planetary boundaries. The blog post summarises work presented in a webinar hosted by the GLP Telecoupling Research Working Group in April 2021.   Read full post

Related Working Group(s): Telecoupling Research Towards Sustainable Transformation of Land Systems

Event

August 3, 2021

Join the Food Systems Summit Dialogue on Land Rights. This Global Independent Dialogue is convened by the Land Portal Foundation to draw attention to improved land governance as a cross-cutting thread that underpins success of the Summit’s 5 Action Tracks. The Land Portal Foundation is partnering with the European Commission, the International Land Coalition (ILC), LANDac - The Netherlands Land Academy, RVO, and Welthungerhilfe as Co-Convenors.

Event

August 3, 2021

The African Land Policy Centre (ALPC) will hold its Land Policy in Africa Conference on 2-4 November 2021 in a hybrid format: partly online and partly in Kigali, Rwanda. The theme is Land governance for safeguarding art, culture and heritage towards the Africa We Want. The Conference will consist of plenary sessions, parallel sessions, masterclasses, side events and exhibitions.

News

August 2, 2021

A new editorial capping the Special Feature "Archetype Analysis in Sustainability Research” in Ecology and Society takes stock of successful examples of archetype analysis, reflects on opportunities and pitfalls in applying archetype analysis and opens new avenues for a second generation of archetype analysis. Co-editors are the GLP Archetype Analysis Working Group Coordinators.

News

August 2, 2021

An increasing number of voices highlight the need for science itself to transform and to engage in the co-production of knowledge and action, in order to enable the fundamental transformations needed to advance towards sustainable futures. But how can global sustainability-oriented research networks engage in co-production of knowledge and action? A new article in Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability introduces a strategic tool called the ‘network compass’ which highlights four generic, interrelated fields of action through which networks can strive to foster co-production. The Global Land Programme is one of the 11 networks involved in the study.

News

August 2, 2021

This call for funding from the Volkswagen Foundation is part of a broader international funding framework entitled "Global Issues – Integrating Different Perspectives", which aims to enable international research collaboration and to generate new insights on understudied issues of global relevance. The call intends to strengthen both inter- and transdisciplinary approaches as well as international cooperation on issues of human-environmental interactions. Deadline: 4 November

Event

August 2, 2021

The workshop will involve a discussion of ways to improve science-policy linkages including suggestions for research priorities for the global change science community interested in providing relevant information for on-going policy dialogs, and the challenges and opportunities for improving science-policy linkages with the goal of generating more relevant science and better policy outcomes.

News

August 2, 2021

The guest editors of a special issue of Land on Amazonia invite interested authors to submit a proposal with a tentative title, abstract, and list of authors. Deadline for proposals: 15 August

Jobs

August 2, 2021

The Stockholm Environment Institute is looking for an individual who has a strong interest in water resources, water footprinting, deforestation and trade. Deadline: 31 August

News

August 2, 2021

Based on their analysis of the complex and interacting drivers of forest change in the Himalayas, the authors highlight five thematic focus areas to curtail forest loss and promote recovery in this article in Global Environmental Change.