Resilience thinking and agricultural biodiversity governance – towards a system approach for catalyzing desired change . Pernilla Malmer, Senior Advisor The Resilience and Development Programme, Stockholm Resilience Centre. Stockholm R esilience Centre.
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Resilience thinking and agricultural biodiversity governance – towards a system approach for catalyzing desired change
Pernilla Malmer, Senior Advisor
The Resilience and Development Programme,
Stockholm Resilience Centre
Food for a growing world population within the planetary boundaries will require a new ‘planetary food revolution’
By 2020 areas under agriculture, aquaculture and forestry are managed sustainably, ensuring conservation of biodiversity.
Resilience – the capacity
of a system to deal with
change and continue to
Social ecological systems
needs not translate
loss or more land
spared for nature
Tscharntke, T., et al. BiologicalConservation 2012
From E. Enfors. 2009
Folke et al. 2003
‘Resilience is the ability of a community to withstand negative internal and external pressures and threats. Resilience enables adaptation and strength, coherence and intergenerational learning.
Communities can be resilient when they are empowered and clear about their future and can act together to protect their rights’.
African Biodiversity Network
Quote from African Biodiversity Network: www.africanbiodiversity.org
Howdo transformations takeplace?
Farmers appear to have actively managed their land in ways that contribute to re-greening, and also enhanced productivity.
An approach based on sound ecological principles can enable farmers to overcome environmental constraints such as erosion, poor soil fertility and build household food security on a sustainable basis.
The question that KENVO is grappling with now is how best to measure the landscape in terms of agricultural production and socioeconomic (livelihood) welfare
Participatory plantbreeding – linking action research to global policy