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Pursuit: Socio-Environmental Impacts of Large Hydropower Dams across the Global South

"Socio-Environmental Impacts of Large Hydropower Dams across the Global South"

More than 3,700 dams are planned or under construction across the Global South, with projects in the Mekong and the Amazon the most numerous at present. Hydropower is the leading source of renewable energy across the world, accounting for up to 71% of this supply as of 2016.

Pursuit: Can Enhancing Diversity Help Scale Up Agriculture's Benefits to People and the Environment?

 

"Can Enhancing Diversity Help Scale Up Agriculture's Benefits to People and the Environment?"

Diversity matters. Diversity in colour, gender, culture, and ideas is what make our world interesting and beautiful. In recent years, diversity in our agricultural systems has been rapidly changing. Two existing SESYNC projects aim to understand the political drivers of this change and its impacts on human nutrition.

Pursuit: Urban Agriculture Socio-Environmental Synthesis: An Integration of the Ecosystem Services and Livelihoods Approaches to Evaluate the Multifaceted Role of Urban Agriculture in Contemporary Latin America

 

"Urban Agriculture Socio-Environmental Synthesis: An Integration of the Ecosystem Services and Livelihoods Approaches to Evaluate the Multifaceted Role of Urban Agriculture in Contemporary Latin America"

Urban agriculture (UA) demonstrates a renewed potential to alleviate poverty and food insecurity, as well as enhance urban communities' economies and ecosystems.

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