The NCCR North-South was one of 27 National Centres of Competence in Research implemented by the Swiss National Science Foundation. Additional support was provided by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. >> More
Natural Resources, Economy, GovernanceThe research projects in this category focus on multilevel management of natural resources in light of global climate change, increasing environmental uncertainty and resource scarcity. Special consideration is given to the broader economic, socio-cultural and socio-political dimensions of natural resource management, with the aim of identifying strategies for resource governance that are ecologically sustainable and reflect the full spectrum of influences.
RP11 - Land resource potentials
Sustainable land use systems for enhancing food security and mitigating climate change in semi-arid to sub-humid agricultural environments
RP12 - Landscape transformation
Landscape transformation in South East Asia, East Africa, at the Horn of Africa and its impacts on environmental services in relations to markets and accessibilityRP13 - Rural transformation
The governance of natural resources and bio-cultural diversity in the context of the transformation of multifunctional agrarian systems at the regional level in Latin America. Case studies from Bolivia and Mexico.RP14 - Access and welfare
Spatio-temporal variability in access to services and natural resources atmeso-scale, and their impact on household welfare and poverty in Africaand Southeast AsiaRP15 - Adaptation to climate changeDynamic social-ecological conditions, resource scarcity and adaptation toclimate change – Actors, resources and livelihoods in Africa and Asia
Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern
The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) , Geneva
Sylvia Lörcher (CDE)
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