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October 12, 2023

A Special Issue of IOPscience Environmental Research: Food System seeks articles that address "how" exactly transformations to more sustainable land systems can be achieved. There is a greater need to better understand how competing visions for the land can be reconciled and to explore the full range of solution space for sustainability. This also implies going beyond individual policy approaches to envisioning and executing transformations in the structural factors shaping land systems including, for example, colonial legacies, capitalist and economic growth oriented economic systems, consumptive cultures, and unjust or undemocratic political systems. Deadline: 1 May 2024

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April 20, 2023

A new paper in BioScience outline how social processes that are critical to restoration equity and effectiveness can be better incorporated in restoration science and policy. 

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April 19, 2023

A new article in Nature found that the cropland expansion in PAs accelerated dramatically from 2000 to 2019, compared with that of global croplands. Notably, some PAs with the highest conservation levels failed to prevent cropland expansion.

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January 20, 2023

A new article in Global Environmental Change identifies factors determining local stickiness in Brazil's soy supply chain.

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Monday, January 29, 2024 (All day) to Tuesday, January 30, 2024 (All day)

What do the "10 Facts About Land Systems" published by the Global Land Programme mean for land system policy design and implementation? How do they influence policy goals, policy processes, and the governance scale? Join the GLP and The Royal Society in Cambridge to learn more. Advance registration required to request an invitation.

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Friday, August 2, 2024 (All day) to Wednesday, August 7, 2024 (All day)

Hear SSC Members Ximena Rueda and Rachael Garrett present in New Delhi, India, at the conference themed “Transformation Towards Sustainable Agri-Food Systems".

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