Addressing Land Degradation, Desertification and Drought to Tackle Climate Change

Land degradation in Bundelkhand Desertification, land degradation and drought (DLDD) gained attention at the Rio conference in 1992 along with climate change and biodiversity loss.  Emerging from the concern that ecosystems were becoming degraded, affecting livelihoods, reducing resilience to climate shifts, actions for sustainable land management gained momentum. It is …

The Need for Novel Forms of Learning to Plan for Resilient Water Systems in Human Settlements1

Community in discussion The resilience of any social-ecological -technological system (SETS) in the Anthropocene is defined as the capability to navigate uncertainties and manage changes. At the same time, approaches to building resilience must also influence the direction of change towards greener, more inclusive, and just pathways of development to …