Social ecology of tropical land-use systems

DITSL’s social-ecological research programme takes an actor-oriented approach to address complex situations in food security, resource management, value chains, food systems under global change processes. DITSL focusses on four main areas:

Our Mission

We strive for deepening academic understanding of the complexity of farming and food systems and for developing further research methods and approaches that facilitate inclusive and transformative innovations.

Our overall aim is to strengthen innovation capacity of all actors involved and to contribute to more sustainable and resilient farming and food systems worldwide.

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