Currently, much of the mainstream media coverage, particularly when it comes to environmental issues limits itself to focusing on political rhetoric and disaster reportage while underlying structural changes taking place due to climate change and other factors, largely go ignored.
How many of us want to address gender in our work, but when it comes down to the specifics, aren’t quite sure how? Join the discussion- help us develop a series of collaborative questions to investigate gender in agricultural water management projects.
The evidence base is growing: strengthening women’s land rights contributes to women’s empowerment and household welfare. But it isn’t that simple - there are always vested interests to protect the status quo along with the additional issues of navigating gender norms. How can we improve women's land tenure? Join the discussion
The strain on agricultural resources will continue to rise in conjunction with food demand and population growth. Will sustainable intensification be the right answer we're looking for? Is it even feasible? Join the discussion.
New month-long online discussion begins: Large-scale land interventions are on the rise. Whether through restoration projects such as the new 20x20 initiative and the Bonn Challenge, or foreign direct investment in huge swaths of land, investors are seeing big opportunities in large land projects. But can they fulfil their promises?
“Should we build more large dams”. In celebration of World Water Day (March 22), we asked this to a number of different thought leaders to stimulate discussion and dialogue around this issue. We feature brief excerpts from each of our respondents but we also want to hear from you. Share your comments...
We are celebrating the launch of WLE's Ecosystem Services and Resilience Framework with a month long focus on ecosystem services, provided from natural and human-modified ecosystems, starting with the blog posts surrounding the Ecosystem Services Partnership conference.
The debate about farm size in Africa, kicked off by Stephen Carr’s blog post, has sparked discussions far beyond the “farm size” issue. With over 100 comments generated on LinkedIn, we’d like to share some of the prominent points made with our larger blog audience.