Climate-smart landscapes: multifunctionality in practice | Land Portal

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Date of publication: 
January 2015
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This book explores four central propositions on climate-smart and multifunctional landscape approaches: A) Current landscapes are a suboptimal member of a set of locally feasible landscape configurations; B) Actors and interactions can nudge landscapes towards better managed trade-offs within the set of feasible configurations, through engagement, investment and interventions; C) Climate is one of many boundary conditions for landscape functioning; D) Theories of change must be built within theories of place for effective location-specific engagement.

The book argues that landscape approaches present opportunities for sustainable development by enhancing opportunities for synergy between multiple objectives in landscapes (i.e., social, economic and environmental).

Authors and Publishers

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

P.A. Minang (ed)
M. van Noordwijk (ed)
O.E. Freeman (ed)


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