Research interview: Wim Carton on perennial agriculture as a means to meet sustainability challenges and transform agriculture
20 March 2018Research on land and sustainable agriculture is at the core of LUCSUS’ work as a centre. In this interview, Wim Carton highlights work on perennial agriculture as a means to meet some of the challenges facing small-holder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa, and gives advice to researchers going in to the field.
International Women’s Day: Gender equality. Of special importance to a research centre such as LUCSUS, says Emily Boyd
8 March 2018International Women’s Day: Director Emily Boyd reflects that discussions of gender equality are of special importance to a centre such as LUCSUS which conducts research on sustainability issues worldwide.
5 March 2018What causes social entrepreneurship to thrive in some places while not in others? What are some of the important factors in place to foster social entrepreneurship in rural areas?
5 March 2018Maryam Nastar, researcher at LUCSUS, is interested in resource mobilisation at the neighborhood-level since she believes that the solutions to sustainabillity challenges should be locally rooted. She focuses specifically on the impacts of heat waves on marginalised communities.
28 February 2018US cities facing sea level rise need to look beyond traditional strategies for managing issues such as critical erosion and coastal squeeze, according to new research from LUCSUS. Civil society initiatives must now play a crucial role in adapting society to climate change, researcher Chad Boda argues in his dissertation.
'Climate Adaptation Needs to be Better Mainstreamed into Urban Governance and Planning' says Christine Wamsler
22 February 2018– The most efficient way to address increasing climate impacts in cities is to mainstream climate adaptation into planning policies and tools. Successful mainstreaming means that climate adaptation will be considered by ‘default’, because it is built into the system, says Christine Wamsler, Professor at LUCSUS, and author of a recent article on the topic.
Governance, climate change and biodiversity loss in the global forestry sector - Emily Boyd comments on workshop
22 February 2018- We discussed questions of how people are geographically affected, who is affected, and therefore who might support or resist a particular political arrangement, and what this means for forests as ecosystems, Emily Boyd, Director at LUCSUS, says.
12 February 2018Lennart Olsson has been appointed by the Government to Sida’s Scientific Board, who reviews Sida's proposals for projects and cooperation within the research area.
VA-Barometern 2017/18 from Vetenskap and Allmänhet – Let’s Talk About Climate Change Comments Emily Boyd
15 December 2017