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New IIAP-CIAT agreement seeks to save the benefits of nature for food security and nutritional health

Por: Adriana Varón y Gisella Cruz-García, Perú Find the original post at the CIAT-dapa blog or read the English google translation of the post. Juana tiene claro que cuando de “limpiar el estómago” a sus dos hijos se trata, solo acude a la leche que da la corteza del ojé y listo. Y para cuando ella […]

Welcome to Attaining Sustainable Services from Ecosystems Through trade-off Scenarios

The ASSETS project aims to explicitly quantify the linkages between ecosystem services that affect – and are affected by – food security and nutritional health for the rural poor at the forest-agricultural interface. The project proposes to integrate a suite of complexity tools and cutting edge models with more traditional participatory assessments in the field within a modified version of the Drivers-Pressures-States-Impacts-Response methodological framework to: identify how dynamic stocks and flows of ecosystem services at the landscape scale translate to local-level nutritional diets and health; and inform policy makers on how future land use and climate change will affect both food security and the ecosystem services associated with it.



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