Elizabeth Rahman, social and medical anthropologist, and research associate of the University of Oxford, writes about Semillas al Viento, a community-based, holistic education association and school in Fuerteventura.
How to engage scientists and other knowledge holders in biodiversity-related science-policy interfaces, such as Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services and Convention on Biological Diversity.
Nickson Otieno, from Kenya, highlights strategies towards alleviation of climate change driven declines in welfare of low income communities arising from declining farm productivity due to unpredictable weather patterns.
GESA 2013 participants collaborate in a new project, carrying out case study research that explores commonalities and differences between diverse social, economic, and cultural approaches to food sovereignty, examining how they are redefining the current food paradigm and what ‘food sovereignty’ means in practice in different contexts.
Nickson Otieno (Kenya, GESA 2011 alumnus) sends a plea to help communities publish their knowledge (be it traditional medicine, art, dance move, music, mode of dress, culinary recipe, name it) to safeguard against unfair patenting.