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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
Sustainable land use systems for enhancing food security and mitigating climate change in semi-arid to sub-humid agricultural environmentsCarbon content is key to the health of the earth’s soils, and hence their agricultural productivity. Soils’ ability to retain carbon, preventing its transformation into a greenhouse gas, can play an important role in counteracting climate change. With case studies in Tajikistan, Ethiopia and Kenya, this research project aims to develop a comprehensive methodology for assessing the impact of Sustainable Land Management (SLM) strategies including carbon sequestration, leading to informed decision-making and win-win solutions that harmonise human needs and environmental protection.
Bettina WolfgrammCentre for Development and Environment (CDE)based in Dushanbe, TajikistanBirru YitaferuAmhara Regional Agricultural Research Institute (ARARI) Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
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